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The James A. Hueholt Memorial Foundation for Animals

The following list of links features animal welfare organizations rescuing cats, dogs, both cats and dogs, horses, birds, pigs, rabbits and ferrets, reptiles, and wildlife; and also miscyellaneous programs. For a list of organizations offering financial assistance for life-saving surgeries, see medical assistance.

Please note that the inclusion of a service, organization or program in this listing is NOT an endorsement or recommendation. We have not checked them all out. Even if we attempted to do so, management and policies can change suddenly. We strongly suggest that you check them out yourself before using a specific service.

If you are from outside the Harrisburg/Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, areas and need assistance, call 1-888-PETS-911 or click here.



Castaway Critters, The James A. Hueholt Memorial Foundation for Animals
PO Box 1421
Harrisburg, PA 17105-1421
Email preferred: 

Phone:  - (717) 831-5010

CASTAWAY CRITTERS is a no-kill, foster-care network in Central Pennsylvania. Our mission is to assist ill, injured,  lost and abanonded animals.

We promote spay and neuter and operate Operation CatNip in the City of Harrisburg.

We promote the adoption of rescued animals and encourage TNR of feral cats. 

For more information call us at 717-831-5010 or email at

  The CatWorks,T Inc.
PO Box 15171
Reading, PA 19612-5171
Phone/Fax: (610) 375-0348
Adoption and rescue in Reading and Lancaster.

Kitz and Katz Animal Foundation
P.O. Box 244
Hanover, PA 17331
Phone: 717-630-5025
Spay/neuter program in the Hanover area.

Meezer Pleasers: Siamese Cat Rescue & Adoption
P.O. Box 351
Shrewsbury, PA 17361-0351
Fax: (509) 696-6828
Rescue and adoption of Siamese cats.

New Horizons for Animals
PO Box 129
Quentin, PA  17083
Phone: (717) 273-1957
Low cost spay/neuter for feral and pet cats in the Lebanon County area. Call for more information.

Persian Rescue of PA
726 Roosevelt Ave
York PA  17404
Phone: 717-465-5533
Rescue and adoption of Persian cats.

Sapphires Siamese Haven Inc.
P.O. Box 126
Dallastown, PA 17313
Phone: (717) 246-4901
Rescue and adoption of Siamese cats.

York County Feral Cat Coalition
c/o HSSMD, Inc.
543 Dupont Avenue
York, PA 17403-3521
Trap loans, educational information Jane Heller 845-3797.


For further breed specific info, see York County SPCA's website at

Airedale Rescue and Adoption
Phone: (717) 225-5421
Phone: (717) 354-7646

American Brittany Rescue
Phone: (215) 643-0902
National Brittany rescue, mainly based in PA.

Beagle Rescue, Education and Welfare (BREW) Inc.

Brookline Labrador Retriever Rescue
PO Box 638
Warrington, PA 18976
Phone: (215) 215-343-6087

Canine Rescue of Central PA Inc.
PO Box 62006
Harrisburg, PA 17106
Phone: 717-232-1644

CastAwayCockers Cocker Spaniel Rescue
PO Box 6314
Hellam PA 17406

Collie Rescue of Central PA
263 Texaco Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone: (717) 691-7213
Rescue and adoption services.

Daschund Rescue of North America
Phone: (717) 774-1545

Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue
PO Box 773
Horhsam, PA
Margie Rutbell(215)297-5970
See the website for additional and contact info.

DKKennels Rottweilers
331 Nace Road
Airville, PA 17302 (York County)
Phone: (717) 382-9807
For the Love of

Dobermans & Others
2615 North 5th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 221-8582

German Sherpherd rescue--215-542-2716

German Shepherd rescue--717-840-0252

German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue of PA
Eastern PA Phone: (717) 273-7462
Western PA Phone: (412) 381-9959

Golden Retriever Rescue of Central Pennsylvania
PO Box 397
Centre Hall, PA  16828
Phone (814) 364-9744

The Greyhound Project
  Personalized Greyhounds
  128 Old Ford Drive
  Camp Hill, PA  17011
  Phone (717) 761-3317
In Gettysburg:
  Mike Kuhlkusky
  We Adopt Greyhounds (WAG Inc.)
  Jennifer Greene
  4700 Hunt Circle
  Harrisburg, PA 17112
  Phone: 717-652-6911

Klemko Akita Rescue Family
2260 Pinetown Road
Lewisberry PA 17339
Phone: (717) 697-4758

MaPaw Siberian Husky Rescue Referral Service
134 West 7th Street
Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: 215-997-9217
All E-PA, DE, NJ and MD.
Mid-Atlantic English

Springer Spaniel Rescue
P.O. Box 102
Newville, PA 17241
Phone: (301) 362-0423

Mid Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League, Inc., Penna. Chapter
2529 Joppa Road
York, PA 17403

National American Bulldog Rescue Alliance (NABRA)
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717)812-8238

Nittany Beagle Rescue
PO Box 1142
Lemont, PA 16851-1142
Phone: (814) 861-3904 or 883-5367

Nittany Greyhounds
Phone: 814-692-7614

North East Pit Bull Resource
Coverage area includes PA, MD, NJ

Northeast Australian Shepherd Rescue, Inc.
299 Spencer Circle
Forest Hill, MD
Phone: (410) 838-3796
Fax: (802) 329-2110

Northeast Peke Rescue
Manchester, PA
York County
Phone: 717-266-0321

Northeastern Boxer Rescue
PO Box 95
Sunderland MA 01375

Operation Scarlet, Inc.
P.O. Box 8463
Lancaster, PA 17604
Phone: 717-397-6362
Chinese Shar-Pei Rescue of Lancaster County.

Pit Bull Rescue Central

Pit Bull Safe Haven Rescue, Inc.
P.O. Box 857
Lebanon, PA 17042

Recycled Doberkids Rescue & Referral
North 5th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717)221-8582

Rescue Me - Yorkie Rescue
Jen Quigley
Chambersburg, PA
Serving PA, NJ and some DE, MD, VA, CT, NY

Rottweiler Rescue
Phone: 717-432-0558 Save a Yorkie Rescue
2650 Shillington Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Phone: (610) 670-2183 or (717) 533-5882

Senior Dogs Project
Dogs for adoption and how to place older dogs.

Shih Tzu Rescue
Doug and Sherry Bolinger
Phone: (717) 932-2396
Small Paws Rescue
3316 S. 72nd W. Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74107
Nationwide non-profit organization rescuing and adopting Bichon Frise or Bichon mix dogs.

SOS Beagles
Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Susquehanna Valley Collie & Sheltie Rescue
7 Oak Avenue
Enola PA 17025
Phone: (717) 766-6110

Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue, Inc.
P.O. Box 612
Colmar, PA 18915
Phone: (215) 412-0270
Services Eastern PA, NJ, DE & N Maryland; rescue & care of Siberian Huskies and Siberian Husky Mixes.
Yorkshire Terrier Rescue
Phone: 717-840-0047


Adams County SPCA
11 Goldenville Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: (717) 334-8876

Adoption and rescue.

Angel Pet Services
885 Allegheny Street
Dauphin, PA 17018
Phone: (717) 921-2117
Rescue and adoption services.



Animal Control and Rescue League
87 Crest Hill Lane
Red Lion PA 17356
Phone: (717) 244-9747
Fax: (717) 244-9747
Adoption and rescue.

Animal Rescue Inc.
P.O. Box 35
Maryland Line MD 21105
Phone: (717) 993-3232
Adoption and rescue for stray and abadondoned animals serving the greater Baltimore metropolitan area and York County, PA. Neuters for $20;f Spays for $30; includes rabies and distemper vaccinations.


Antietam Humane Society Inc.
8513 Lyons Road
Waynesboro PA 17268
Phone: 717-762-9091
Adoption and rescue, animal cruelty investigation.

Companion Animal Rescue Elite Services (CARES)
2435 Creek Hill Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: 717-656-4780

Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter Inc.
5051 Letterkenny Road West 
Chambersburg PA 17201
Phone: (717) 263-5791
Adoption and rescue, animal cruelty investigation.

Disabled Pet Network
Special needs pets available for adoption; will list for pets up for adoption for individuals.

The Dogs' Den
Phone: (717) 469-7325
Rescue and adoption. Will take in stray dogs IF the individual who found the dog puts in the report to the
Humane Society and then wants to surrender the dog to The Dogs' Den--as space is available. Assists with trapping feral cats, dog surrendering (only). Will help with fund
ing, though limited, as able. 

Furry Friends Network
290 Fairview St.
Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone: (717) 258-8756
Rescue and adoption services. Accepts cats into their foster care as space is available, asks for a monetary donation or that the cat be Felv/FIV tested prior to accepting the cat into foster care; assists individuals who will foster and adopt by offering website as an avenue to get them seen; assists with educating, trapping and returning ferals on the owner/caretaker's property; assists individuals who have to give up their pets for financial/medical/unforeseen reasons.

Helen Krause Organization (HOKAFI)
Dillsburg Square
Dillsburg PA 17019
Phone: (717) 697-3377
Rescue and adoption of stray dogs and cats.

Hillside SPCA
P.O. Box 233
Pottsville PA 17901
Phone: (570) 622-7769
Adoption and rescue, animal cruelty investigation.

Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Inc.
7790 Grayson Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Phone: (717) 564-3320
710 Eppley Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone: (717) 697-8547
Services include rescue, adoption, animal cruelty investigation, and lending of humane traps.

Humane Society of Lebanon County
150 N. Ramona Road
Myerstown PA 17067
Phone: (717) 273-3300
Adoption and rescue, animal cruelty investigation.

Humane League of Lancaster County
2195 Lincoln Hwy
Lancaster PA 17602
Phone: (717) 393-6551
Adoption and rescue, animal cruelty investigation. Spay/neuter clinic for barn cats and unowned feral cats.

Humane Society of Southern Maryland
Phone: 717-845-3797
Has some foster homes in York, PA, area. Adoption and rescue, animal cruelty investigation.

Organization for Responsible Care of Animals
401 E. Orange St.
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-397-8922

P.O. Box 855
Camp Hill, PA 17001
Phone: (717) 957-8122
Offers spay/neuter, rescue, adoption, and lending of humane traps.

Ruth Steinert SPCA
18 Wertz Drive
Pine Grove PA 17963

Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP)
PO Box 274
Enola, PA  17025-0274
(717) 732-LESS (5377)
Offers low cost spay/neuter with grant assistance as available.
Tails End Farm Animal Rescue
249 Winterstown Road
Red Lion PA 17356
Rescue and adoption.

Spotted Dog Dalmation Rescue
Specializing in deaf dalmations
PO Box 275
Middletown, PA 17057
717-260-0155 or 717-214-4552

Winchester's Animal Rescue Network
York, PA or

York County SPCA
Brougher Companion Animal Shelter

3159 Susquehanna Trail North

York, PA 17406
Phone: (717) 764-6109

Rescue, adoption, animal cruelty investigation, lending of humane traps, spay/neuter clinic for cats and dogs.


Johanna Appel

8889 Oxford Circle
Waynesboro, PA 17268
Phone: (717) 939-2800

deals with Mammals, Passerines, Raptors and Endangered Species


Avian Welfare Resource Center

Bird Lady's Parrot Rescue
444 South 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17113
Phone: (717) 939-2800

Bird Rescue of York County
1453 First Avenue
York, PA 17403
only deals with Passerines, i.e.- songbirds, waterfowl, and woodpeckers

Michelle Eaton
118 Bluestone Rd
York, PA 17406
only deals with Raptors, i.e. - hawks, owls, falcons, eagles, and vultures


Rehabitat Inc. Of Warrington Twp.
Wendy Looker at (717) 432-9483
only deals with Raptors, i.e.- hawks, owls, falcons, eagles, and vultures


Whiskers to Wings

Diane L. Berry

332 Five Forks Lane

Fairfield, PA  17320

(717) 794-0026

(240) 367-0171


Woody's Bird Farm
1865 York Road
Dover, PA 17315
Phone: 717-938-2409


TO ID Pigeons:




Double D Equine Rescue
Lebanon, PA

Lost and Found Horse Rescue
852 Valley Road
Jacobus, PA 17403
Phone: (717) 428 9701
Fax: (717) 428 9701

Rainbow Acres Horse Rescue
Carlisle, PA

Wind Ridge Farm Equine Sanctuary
1981 Ridge Road
Wellsville, PA 17365
Phone: (717) 432-2959


Delaware Valley Pot-Bellied Pig Association
PO Box 498
Rushland PA
(215) 322-1539
P.O. Box 538
Sewell, NJ 08080
(215) 322-1539
Pet pig rescue, adoption, and education services.


The Bunny People
P.O. Box 6441
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717) 469-0125


Rabbit Rescue

Friends of Rabbits
Carole Van Wie
1309 Tongue Cove Dr.
Lusby, MD 20657

Rockys Ferret Rescue Shelter
832 C Falls Rd
Parkton, MD 21120
Phone: (410) 329-6111

Susquehanna Valley Ferret Club
326 Lincoln Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 561-0354


MARS Reptile and Amphibian Rescue
Phone: 410-580-0250

Reptile House
59 Old Mill Rd.
Dillsburg PA 17019
Phone: (717) 502-0590


Pennsylvania Association of Wildlife Rehabilitators

Wildlife Rehabilitation Directory: Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator to help sick or injured wildlife

If you do not have access to the internet and need to contact a rehabilitator, contact the PA Game Commission @ 717-787-5529.


Robyn Graboski
P.O. Box 572
Lemont, PA 16851

Otter Habitat and Wildlife Rehab Center
Barbara Gregory
P.O. Box 40
York Haven, PA 17370


Cats in Crisis
P.O. Box 354
Mountville, PA 17554
CIC is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and humane organizations care for cats with special needs by offering financial assistance. Please see the website for details.

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance
Contact: Timothy L. Meeker
1282 Stabler Lane
Suite 630-117
Yuba City, CA 95993
Fax: (888)301-4264
Offers financial assistance for cats/kittens having a life-threatening illness, injury or condition, or one that seriously compromises the quality of the cat or kitten's life. Cat/kitten must be spayed/neutered or have the procedure done during the treatment period.

United Animal Nations
P.O. Box 188890
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone: (916) 429-2457
Fax: (916) 429-2456
National organization offering spay/neuter grants, as well as grants for emergency life-saving medical care for rescue groups as well as individuals.

PO Box 282
Cheltenham, MD 20623
Phone: (301) 599-PETS (10 AM to 9 PM EST)
Do not call to request or inquire about financial assistance for their pet unless you have already completed the application and read IMOM's procedures and policies, available on the website. Any return phone calls will be made collect.

Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance (CPAA)
Non-profit animal-related member organization. Also open to individuals. Based in Camp Hill, PA and surrounding areas (Dauphin, Cumberland, York, Lebanon, Lancaster, counties and more).

Everything Animals Resource Center, Inc.
PO Box 104
Bullville, NY 10915
Phone: (845) 361-4465
Offers education on the move.

Pennsylvania Legislative Animal Network (PLAN)
PO Box 12085
Harrisburg, PA 17108-2085
Phone: (717) 233-5770
Fax: (717) 233-0611
Lobbying at the Pennsylvania State Capitol for stronger animal protection laws is P.L.A.N.'s main activity.


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