PAC & the COVID-19 virus

Thanks to a tremendous outpouring of support, the majority of the homeless pets in our shelter have been transferred into foster homes during this crisis.

We are offering adoptions by appointment only at this time. View most of our adoptable dogs here and cats through this link. Once you see a pet you like, follow the instructions in his/her bio to schedule a meeting. For updates about when puppies & kittens will be available, be sure to follow us on Facebook.

Veterinary services remain open for essential care. Our Wellness Clinic is operating curbside; spay/neuter and other non-essential surgeries will be suspended until further notice. To schedule an essential Wellness Clinic or surgical appointment, call 610-566-1370 x 217 or text 610-566-1370.

Our dog training services have been restructured to accommodate safe social distancing.

Physical items from our Wish List may be dropped off between 9AM-4PM Monday-Sunday. Drop off location: Drive up the driveway and make a left. On the left-hand side of the main Adoption Center building and in front of the Services Building, you will see an enclosed area designated for donation drop-offs.

We urge pet owners to have a plan in place for your beloved companion animals in the wake of COVID-19. Plan for every pawsibility and talk directly with those people so they’re prepared in case they’re called to action. With your whole family on board and a plan in place, you’ll feel better about your pet’s safety knowing they’re in good hands no matter what challenges may arise.

We will continue to do what we do best – save lives. What we do isn't possible without your support. Please consider supporting our efforts.

Looking for more ways to help from home? Be sure to collect your Shrimp Pup Limited Edition Merchandise (available in 8 different shirt styles & colors, and as a mug!) to benefit our COVID-19 relief efforts – all from the comforts of your own home!

Thank you for your support during this challenging time!

Updated: June 1, 2020.

Reader Interactions

Comments

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Gina, thank you for your interest in fostering! We are working as quickly as possible with limited resources and a high volume of foster apps, but we are accepting them! We will check in with the foster team to make sure yours is in line to be reviewed! Thank you again for your interest in fostering!

  1. Diane says

    My pup Sophie, who is a rescue, has a skin issue. She starts licking and can end up with yeast infections, etc. she had been under treatment at our vet for a couple of weeks and now this. Do you shampoo and clip dogs? I am terrified that she might get really sick.

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Diane! While we do not offer grooming services, we do offer low-cost vet care through our Wellness Clinic – learn more about our vet services on our website here.

    • Madison Murray says

      Decisions about rescheduling volunteer training currently planned for April will be made later this week – keep an eye out for emails from our Volunteer Coordinator for updates!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Anthony, thank you for your interest in adopting! Unfortunately, we are not sure when our Adoption Center will re-open, but we can only hope it’s sooner vs. later. We are working on a process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed. Keep an eye on social media for updates.

  2. Lise Twiford says

    Would you consider letting me foster a cat? I called about this last week and learned that you do not offer cat fostering. However, would you reconsider during the crisis?

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Lise, thank you for your interest in fostering! Email our foster coordinator to see if this is something that is doable. Thank you again for offering to help during this challenging time!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Lara, thank you for your interest in adopting! We are working on a process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed – keep an eye on social media for updates on when we have a process up and running!

  3. Gale Gill says

    Hi, I was wondering if you are still accepting foster applications for dogs? If so who do we contact for information?

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Gale, thank you so much for your interest in fostering! Due to this time of crisis, we have received an overwhelming number of foster applications. We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of support! At this time, we are not in need of any more foster families, but please check back.

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Lori, thank you so much for thinking of us! We are not accepting dropped-off physical donations at this time, but your monetary support is still very needed – perhaps now more than ever. Please consider purchasing much-needed items from our Amazon Wish List.

  4. Eleftherios georgantzias says

    Hi I need help I need to surrender my dog for a little bit I lost my job and a place to live its just for 2 to 3 months I tried calling no one returned my call please help me and my dog I need help asap I have till this weekend to get out of where I am staying

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Eleftherios, we are so sorry to hear about the position you are in. All of our info regarding surrendering your pet can be found here . We hope that everything gets better!

  5. Karen Ryan says

    I adopted Serena Feb.,15, 2020….she is a delight… looking forward to puppy training once available again. She is a wonderful girl.
    Karen
    Thank you all for what you do.

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Karen, we are so happy to hear that things are going well with your new furry family member! Be sure to keep an eye out on our social media pages for any updates as to when classes will start back up!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Susie, thank you for your interest in adopting! We are working on a process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed – keep an eye on social media for updates on when we have a process up and running!

  6. Colleen Berkery says

    Hi,
    Are you still taking adoption applications or at least potential fosters? I know right now is a crazy time for all us fur baby workers, lovers, adoptees and foster families. Please let me know.

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Colleen, thank you so much for your interest in fostering! Due to this time of crisis, we have received an overwhelming number of foster applications. We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of support! At this time, we are not in need of any more foster families, but please check back.

  7. ophelia laurel says

    I would like to know if you have a contact number to find information regarding adoption for dogs. Due to the virus situation I see that you are not having any adoptions. I have sent an email showing intrest in one of your dogs. If you don’t have a contact number can someone contact me.

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Ophelia, thank you for your interest in adopting! All of the information we have about each pup is listed on their profile – check them out here! We hope to have a remote adoption process worked out very soon – stay tuned on our social media pages for updates about this!

  8. Deborah Hazlett says

    Hello , I am interested in LANI , hopefully will be able to meet her soon . Thank you for all you do!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Deborah, thank you for your interest in adopting! We are working on a process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed – keep an eye on social media for updates on when we have a process up and running!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Shaquior, thank you for your interest in adopting! We are working on a process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed – keep an eye on social media for updates on when we have a process up and running!

  9. Dianne K. says

    Hello, once you’ve worked out the process for adoption during this challenging time, will the Shrimp puppies be available for adoption (when they become old enough)? Very interested in learning more if so! Thank you!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Dianne, thank you for your interest in adopting! Yes, once we have a process up and running, and once the pups are old enough, they will be available for adoption. Keep an eye on our social media pages for updates on the pups and for when we have an adoption process up and running!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Dest, we are accepting owner surrenders by appointment, as our space and resources allow. You can learn more about our surrender process here.

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Levi, thank you for your interest in adopting! We are still working on a process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed – keep an eye on social media for updates on when we have a process up and running!

  10. Matt K says

    Hi, I was just wondering if Mills is still available for adoption? And if so, I was wondering when I’d be able to apply. Thanks and stay safe!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Matt, thank you for your interest in adopting! Mills is spending time in a foster home while we are work on our process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed – keep an eye on social media for updates on when we have a process up and running! Thank you again for your interest in adopting!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi John, thank you for your interest in adopting! We are working on a process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed – keep an eye on social media for updates on when we have a process up and running!

  11. Robert says

    I couldnt print out a adoption app and then email it back. My family and I are super excited in Skylar. Today is sat and we are willing g to drive up sunday if we could. I’ve emailed, left a message and emailed another staff member for directions. Qe look forward to ur response and cant wait to hear from ya.
    Best
    Bobby clark

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Bobby, thank you for your interest in adopting! We are working on a process to adopt out pets from foster care while the adoption center is closed – keep an eye on social media for updates on when we have a process up and running!

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Kadedra, the Wellness Clinic is offering essential care only at this time. Text our medical team at 610-566-1370 for more info!

  12. Debbie says

    I adopted a puppy named Evie in march. She definitely needs socialization but I noticed your four week classes are full. What about the 6 week class? Tried to sign up but won t go through.

    • Madison Murray says

      Hi Debbie! For now, our Puppy Pandemic Socialization class is the only one that is running. We will be opening up more sessions soon – keep an eye out on our classes page for new openings!

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