In 2020 and into 2021 the SPCA has been receiving hundreds of applications for our dogs and cats. Due to both Covid-19 and this overwhelming response we have received about our animals, we have changed our process. You must fill out an Adoption Application FIRST, and your application MUST be approved before we can schedule an appointment to meet an animal you are interested in adopting. The review and approval process may take a few days due to the volume of inquiries and applications we receive. It is best to E-MAIL us us to find out more on how to adopt one of our lovable dogs and cats available for adoption

To start the adoption process, please fill out an Adoption Application at the shelter or download the form down below and submit it to the shelter via e-mail or drop it off at the shelter


Recalls By

Serving Animals and People in
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.



27th Annual Theme Basket Auction - THANK YOU to ALL who donated items & attended our Theme Basket Auction and special thanks to all of our VOLUNTEERS who work tirelessly to make this event a success year after year!!! At this years event we also celebrated the SPCA's 110th Anniversary, and this years event was our largest fundraiser event.

If you have empty baskets, we will use them for next years event...just drop them off at the shelter or call the shelter for more info at 585-593-2200


Our new shelter's SPAY NEUTER CLINIC IS OPEN! We are happy to report that we have gradually opened our Clinic doors in 2020 and in 2021 we have increased our days of operation to 3 days per week, on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays. If you are interested in having your cat or dog to be spayed or neutered and have questions please email us at to obtain more information. Please download and submit your application SNIP & SPAY CLINIC APPLICATION

The construction of our Spay/Neuter clinic was made possible by the ASPCA's NY State Animal Population Control Program grant. We received $100,000 grant in 2015, along with a donor match to start building the clinic. In 2017 we were approved for another $204,932 to complete the interior construction of the clinic along with outfitting the clinic with the surgical equipment needed. Our clinic has been critical in helping to control the animal population in Allegany County. Special thanks to the ASPCA and to our donors who have helped to make this happen!


Remember you can still support the SPCA right from home...if you would like to make a donation to help out our furry friends, we have a donate button on our Facebook page OR you can donate from our PayPal link: Just click on the PAYPAL link below:


Remember it's a lifechanging EVENT to adopt an animal from the SPCA!!! If you are interested in ADOPTING any of our animals - Please submit your application ADOPTION APPLICATION

You can submit your application through email or you can mail it to us at P.O. Box 181, Belmont, NY. An approved application is required to meet/adopt an animal from our shelter. THANK YOU!!!

Protect your pet. ShelterCare Pet Insurance Programs

Events Newsletter FIND A DOG FIND A CAT FIND OTHER Success Stories About Us Help Us Donate Contacts Adopt A Pet Cruelty Paws Up! Memorials Home

Website Accessibility Statement

SPCA Serving Allegany County, Wellsville NY | | Privacy Policy
Open 7 Days a Week Noon-4pm