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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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EXCITING NEWS:  The SPCA was one of the recipients of the Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD for 2017!!! The Chamber Awards dinner was held on Friday, May 5th at the Wellsville Country Club

August 20th - Robert Hutter Memorial - Scramble 4 the Animals Golf Tournament - 1:30 pm - Thank you to all of our sponsors and all the fine golf players that attend our tournament year after year! - Click here to download Brochure!

October 13th & 14th - THEME BASKET AUCTION - Wellsville Elementary School

November 11th - RADIO-THON - WJQZ Classic Hits Oldies 103.5 - 10am - 2pm

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 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. 

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 SOPHIA

Our DOG of the WEEK is SOPHIA *boing* I'm Sophia *boing* and I am about 5 years old! *boing* Whoa, sorry, I get so excited when I see people that I forget you can't understand me very well when I am bouncing 6 feet in the air! I am a lab/hound mix and I surely need to get out of this kennel and have a job or a very busy schedule so I can get mental stimulation and be physically tired out. I know I sound like a lot work, but I promise I will thank you for your dedication to my needs and happiness with love! I need a little work walking on leash, but I sure do love to go on walks. I know some basic commands and am very food motivated so I think I will pick up on other commands quickly so long as you have some high value treats that I am working for! I also love toys SO much so if you have a toy I can play with, we will be best friends. I really haven't done well meeting other dogs and I REALLLLLYYYY want to chase cats so I would be happiest in a single pet home.

CAT of the Week - ELENA

OUR CAT of the Week is ELENA She is an adult female, calico cat who is approximately 1 & 1/2 yrs old. Elena and relatives came to the SPCA after their owner passed away. she is a bit reserved but is normally accepting of affection. She seems to be a bit shy around the other shelter cats as of now but did live with quite a few before coming to the shelter. We recently have made her one of our office cats, and she is absolutely loving the freedom to roam around and hang out with our staff....and the other office cats.

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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