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P.O. Box 6074 Philadelphia PA 19114 USA


Philadoptables Mission Statement Philadoptables is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that provides support for adoption, welfare, and outreach programs that benefit the 30,000+ animals received each year by the Philadelphia Animal Control Shelter, the Delaware Valley Region’s largest open-door municipal animal shelter.


Check out our many accomplishments that we have given to the Animal Care and Control Team in Philadelphia. To highlight, we built a new play yard for the dogs,we were a major sponsor in the laundry and kitchen sink initiative. We have given various medical equiptment and supported the events team and volunteers. Through our partnerships and grant programs we have provided tons of food for the shelter pantry project which helps needy families keep their animals and we have provided to needy foster family.

Target demographics:

homeless animals in Philadelphia

Geographic areas served:

Philadelphia, Pa.


Increasing the number of animals saved through adoptions, foster homes, and rescue partners at Philadelphia’s animal control shelter; Improving conditions at the shelter by supporting essential services not funded by the City’s animal control budget; Educating the public and generating community involvement about the shelter and the animals in its care.

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2 people found this review helpful

I've known Michelle for a while now and I just recently had to privilege to work on their calendar to raise money for shelters in the area. I love what they do, and since I used to work for one of the shelters they raised money for I was honored to be a part of it!

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This is well run and super caring organization that will do anything to help these animals find a great place to live. They were a pleasure to work with and I can't wait to help again.


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I recently worked with Philadoptables on a calendar to raise money for rescue pets. It was a great experience and lots of fun. Everybody who donated their time and money were kind, caring people with good attitudes and compassionate hearts.

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Philadoptables is a great organization - the passion and commitment from all the volunteers is unbelievably amazing. It has been such a pleasure to be a part of Philadoptables; it inspires you to want to do more to help save and contribute to animals.

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We provide delivery services for Philadoptables' food donations. The amount of food donations they procure for ACCT has been amazing. Philadoptables has been a great charity to work with, well organized and professional. We look forward to coninuing the relationship.

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Its been a pleasure to be on the board of Philadoptables.

Philadoptables is an incredible organization working to save the lives of abused and abandoned animals of Philadelphia. They will an important gap that exists between city services and the public without which many animals would not find their way out of the city shelter and to new adoptive parents.

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I am a volunteer for ACCT in Philadelphia and I cannot say enough good things about Philadoptables. They provide so many needed items to the City of Philadelphia open intake shelter. Medical equipment, play yard equipment, food, treats, harnesses, collars, toys, and so much more. They even built new play yards for the pups to have fun in. Philadoptables ROCKS!

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2013 with Philadoptables had our Board accomplishing more than we ever imagined! Just a few of our 2013 accomplishments:

-We took adoptable dogs to the Tattoo Arts Convention again

-Volunteer appreciation breakfast at the shelter

-Major sponsor of the shelter’s new laundry room

-Love Potions mix and mingle fundraiser

-4 appearances on Eye Opener PHL 17

-Paint Your Pet fundraiser

-Volunteer appreciation dinner with another non-profit at Benny The Bumm's

-Sponsored advertising for these on-site adoption events: Spring Break, Be Mine, St. Pitty & Kitty’s Day

-Board Members volunteered at All Paws on Deck weekend long adoption event

-TV appearance with Carol Erickson

-Skin Art for the Animals tattoo fundraiser with 8 tattoo shops

-Beer glass fundraiser- Kiss-a-Bull Brew and Striped Tail Ale

-Held adoption events for ACCT Philly animals at a few different locations

-Crazy Pet Costume Contest

-'Harness Your Love' harness drive for shelter dogs

-Planned a Friday Fun Night for shelter volunteers- volunteering, food, and fun!

- Donated clinic supplies such as 4 pulse ox machines, 3 surgical lights, clippers, blades, Feliway for stressed kitties and supplies for off-site adoption events such as tents, custom table cloths, banners and more!

-Sudsy Sunday dog wash at Pet Valu

-Kitten Milk Replacer (KMR) and kitten pate donation drives with matching donations from us!

-Won a cool “Shelter Me” segment on 6ABC- http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/video?id=9302178

-Built and donated 5 more play yards for shelter dogs

-Had a “Hunks for Hounds” calendar fundraiser created for us by our friends at Viola Design Services/Homes for Hounds

-Awarded grants by Animal Farm Foundation, Google, Best Friends’ No More Homeless Pets Foundation, Banfield, Bissell, and other industry leaders

- Named a “Great Non-Profit” by Great Non-Profits organization- a real feather in our cap!

-All year long- collected and donated over 125,000lbs of cat and dog food to the shelter’s pet food pantry, foster parents, and rescue partners.

We hope to share an equally impressive list for our work in 2014! Thank you all for your unending support!

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We support Philly's animal control shelter whose annual intake of unwanted animals was over 33,000 in 2012! Some of our work: donating medical supplies and equipment, supporting adoption events, celebrating shelter volunteers, stocking a pet food pantry for people in need, building 6 shelter dog play yards at ACCT Philly and more. Philadoptables is made up of volunteers. We have little in the way of expenses- donated dollars go right to the animals!
It means the world to me to be doing this life-saving work. xo

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I can't say enough good things about Philadoptables. They are so very helpful. I have two fosters with ACCT and they have been there everytime I needed something. They even help to find good loving families for the foster dogs by holding events and even promoting the animals for the foster parents There even wonderful to the community to make sure every pet owner who can't afford pet food gets food for their pet. I can even list all the excellent things they have done to ACCT to keep the dogs happy and stress free. They truly are an excellent organization

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Just this year I have become involved with Philadoptables and am very proud of the dedication and commitment of the board members and the things we have and will accomplish. We have some of the most amazing volunteers who are truly committed to helping the homeless dogs and cats of Philadelphia. Philadoptables is a unique organization and I am very happy to be a part of it.

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