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Allegany County of New York

The SPCA's mission is to attend to the needs of the abandoned, neglected, and abused companion animals of Allegany County. Change is constant at the SPCA shelter. Animals in great need of care and compassion continually arrive as others are adopted out into their forever homes. The furry faces may change, but the need never goes away.

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We have been be conducting tours at the NEW shelter from noon - 1pm on Sundays for the month of February and we will continue tours on Sundays throughout the month of March - so if you have been wondering about the new shelter, please stop by for a tour at 5440 State Route 19 in Belmont.

Upcoming events this spring....we will have another Trivia Night on Friday, April 28th....and our Chicken BBQ will be May 6th!  Stay tuned for more info


Our new shelter is moving along in 2017 and our goal is to complete it in 2017.  As planned, the SPCA Serving Allegany County has completed Phase 1 of building our new animal shelter in January 2016.   The project is broken into 2 phases -  We started construction with Kinley Corp from Allegany on July 20th, 2015 our geo-thermal is in the ground an we are heating our building using the geo-thermal heat system. 

The shelter building has been designed by Clark Patterson Lee from Olean using the latest shelter design techniques, including sound mitigation, energy efficiency, air exchange and sanitation. Improved systems will make the building more comfortable for volunteers, visitors, and our resident animals. In addition, the SPCA has incorporated "green" building strategies to minimize environmental impacts and increase efficiency, such as geo-thermal for our heating and cooling and solar arrays.  We have chosen to construct the new shelter out of ICF (insulated concrete forms) - comprised of styrofoam inner and outer walls and concrete poured inside the walls which not only has a high R-value, but it also will act as a sound barrier. 

A special THANK YOU to all of our donors who have made this possible.

Check Out Our New Shelter Design Pics

How you can help to build our new building! The First Citizens Community Bank in Wellsville is taking donations towards our New Shelter, and all donations are greatly appreciated...just let the tellers know you would like to donate to the SPCA and they will put your donation into the SPCA New Building Account. Or you can donate from the comfort of your home computer via Pay-Pal, just click here to Donate or stop into our shelter at 1374 State Route 19 South, Wellsville, NY 14895, you can also mail donations to our shelter address at: SPCA, P.O. Box 381, Wellsville, NY.



DOG of the Week is JACK

Our DOG of the WEEK is Jack and he is an approximately 6 year old lab mix. He is neutered, up to date on vaccines and micro-chipped. He is a very high energy boy and could benefit from some basic training. Jack has apparently lived with other dogs in the past, but at this time we are recommending that he be the only dog in the household. We are unsure as to how he will behave around cats as he has never lived with them before. Jack would be best suited for an active household where he can get plenty of exercise and play time to help wear some of his energy down. Because he is so high energy and tends to jump we would recommend that he not be placed with children under 12 years old. Jack is a very sweet, affectionate dog who has loved everyone he has met! He has the potential to make an amazing companion for someone who has a bit of time and patience to work with him!

CAT of the Week - LOUISE

Our CAT of the WEEK is LOUISE - Meet Louise. She is a young adult orange female cat. Louise came to the shelter as a stray with her kitten, Stanley. Louise had a recent injury to her tail. The injury left her with a bobtail. We are unsure of what caused her injury, but she has healed nicely and is ready to find a forever home. Louise can be a bit nervous, so she would probably do best in a quiet home with no kids or dogs

Our shelter hours are NOON to 4pm EVERYDAY.  We are located at 1374 State Route 19 South, Wellsville, NY Let our staff help you to find the right pet for you!

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