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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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The Campaign for The SPCA Serving Allegany County - Give Me Shelter


November 11th - RADIO-THON - WJQZ Classic Hits Oldies 103.5 - tune in from 10am - 2pm to learn more about the SPCA - Donated items, monetary pledges and donations will be taken at the Radio Station during the week and the day of the event.  You can stop by the Radio station on Railroad Avenue or call in your pledge to 593-6070

December 9th - Annual Cookie Sale & Pet Pics with Santa - at the Wellsville Elementary School


Our new shelter is moving along in 2017 and our goal is to complete it in early 2018.  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. 

This has been all made possible by our donors, bequests and several grants.  The construction of our Low Income Spay/Neuter clinic was made possible by the ASPCA's NY State Animal Population Control Program grant.  We received $100,000 in 2015 to start the clinic and in 2017 we have been approved for another $204,932 to complete the interior construction of the clinic along with outfitting the clinic with the surgical equipment needed.  The Spay/Neuter clinic is critical in helping to control the animal population in Allegany County.  We also received another grant from the Pedigree Foundation for $10,000 from their Program Development Grants for our indoor Dog Exercise Arena.  These funds are being used to help to complete the indoor Dog Arena.  The goal is to reduce the stress on our dogs by giving them the opportunity to have some out of the kennel time for some exercise and play-time in the arena...thus helping them become more adoptable.  A special THANK YOU to the ASPCA, Pedigree Foundation, Bertha Hamilton FOundation & Newman's Own....and let's not forget 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 SASSY

Our DOG of the WEEK is SASSY I am not your average dog! I am large and in charge and I am a super-sized Siberian husky! I am a bit of an older girl - actually I am a senior, but don't let my age fool you. I came to the shelter after being hit by a car....Or I could have hit it - either way I made it through without any major injuries. I am looking for a home where I can be outside all the time. I do not like to be cooped up in a house all day. I would do best in a large fenced in yard with a large dog house. I do not get along well with other animals, I like to be the center of attention! I also would not be good with small kids as with my large body I could easily knock over a s small child. . If you have a nice fenced in area with enough room for a girl like me, just come up to the shelter to meet me

CAT of the Week -STUART

OUR CAT of the Week is STUART
Hi I am Stewart and I am 5 years old. I am a handsome tiger and white cat who was once a stray and tried to make myself at home by wandering through someone's open door one day and lounging in their house! I ended up here at the shelter and have since been neutered and received all of my vaccinations as well as a clean bill of health! I am looking for a home of my own where I can wander in and out because I do love to spend time outside. I do not mind other cats, but I refuse to be forced into making friends with any dogs large or small! I am a very loving guy and hope to find a family to call my own very soon because although life in the shelter is pretty great, after 4 months of living here, I'd really love a nice human to curl up with at the end of my adventurous days!.

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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