A new era dawned at the Lycoming County SPCA this past summer. We initiated a new policy for feral, or “community” cats. It was common for us to receive these cats from people who had trapped them, often hundreds a year. However, these outdoor cats rarely […]
Wow, what a year! Over 3,000 animals have come through the Lycoming County SPCA’s doors so far in 2019. That is a lot of animals, and it takes a village, let us tell you, a village of dedicated volunteers, donors, and staff, to provide a rich […]
Kitten asleep in food
Though the tiny, sleeping tike in the photograph above may appear delicate, he is, in fact, very mighty! Unlike his parents and likely grandparents before him, this little kitten will not live out his life as a community cat. Instead, he will go on to live […]
You could see it in his eyes. The big fella was confused and nervous. Dallas had lived with his owner for just four months when he was surrendered to the SPCA because of landlord issues. At barely one year old, the lean German-Shepherd-mix had been bounced […]
It was January 16th and very cold. Temperatures barely rose above freezing that day and the wind gusted wildly. The shelter received a distressing call about a cat stuck in a baseball net not far away at the Newberry Little League field. Staff member Wendy reported […]
The Lycoming County SPCA has received funding to award several scholarships to local students for our upcoming Safari Day Camp from Athletes for Animals. We would like to encourage students, age 6 ½ through 13, to apply for the available scholarships. Interested students should complete the […]
A very happy Bear went home with his new forever family on Friday night.  His adopters were as excited as he was! Staff at the Lycoming County SPCA were particularly happy for Bear because he was such a skittish young fellow. He was terrified of most […]
Scott has had quite the journey, from Pennsylvania to Utah and now on to his forever home. The beefy one-year-old came to the Lycoming County SPCA in February 2018.  His owner felt that she was unable to keep up with his activity level, so she surrendered […]
“Ben was becoming a very social kitten, but his mom remained an aloof barn cat,” explains Kelli Smith, Animal Team Lead for the Lycoming County SPCA. “We wanted them to be adopted together, but the chances of them finding the same home were slim.” Ben and […]
Staff member Wendy loves to treat the pooches in her life with these tasty “pupcakes.” Doggie Cupcakes Ingredients ½ cup rye flour (or whole wheat flour or brown rice flour) 1 teaspoon baking powder ⅓ cup canola oil ⅓ cup applesauce 1 egg 2 tablespoons honey […]

Our mission is to protect all domestic animals by: providing shelter, emergency treatment, investigation and prosecution of cruelty or abuse complaints; adoption and counseling; education programs; and humane care through Lycoming County.


Monday: 11 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM – 6:30 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM – 4 PM
Thursday: 11 AM – 6:30 PM
Friday: 11AM – 6:30 PM
Saturday: 11AM – 4 PM
Sunday and Holidays: Closed