Local Rescues

Local Rescues

Lancaster SPCA

Lancaster’s open admission shelter for stray and surrendered animals. They are and adoption center and also have a trap, neuter, release program.

Humane League of Lancaster County

Accepts surrendered animals and are an adoption center.

Pet Pantry of Lancaster County

“Meets the needs of families and animals in our community through operation of a Pet Food Bank Program, Lower Cost Spay/Neuter/Vaccination Programs, and by supporting animal rescue through our adoption program.”

Furever Home Adoption Center

A no-kill, cage-free adoption facility for cats.


A volunteer organization serving eight counties including Lancaster. They offer trap neuter release clinics, reduced fee spays and neuters for companion pets, and emergency medical treatment for homeless animals among other services.

Speranza Animal Rescue

A rescue that takes in dogs that are abused, neglected, and those in need of medical care.

Raising Aid for Dogs (RADAR)

An organization which raises funds to provide “grants to otherwise adoptable dogs in these shelters who are least likely to get adopted (older dogs, black dogs, special-needs dogs, medical-needs dogs), regardless of breed.”