Welcome to the Dutchess County SPCA!

Welcome to the Dutchess County SPCA! 2017-04-23T14:39:41+00:00

DUTCHESS COUNTY SPCA

The Dutchess County SPCA is a private nonprofit organization serving the animals and community of Dutchess County since 1871.  As the third oldest animal welfare agency in the country, we envision a community in which there are caring, compassionate, respectful relationships between humans and animals, and that all adoptable animals have homes. We do this through our PAWS education programs for all ages, the humane law division which serves Dutchess County, the on site veterinary clinic, and our Adoption and Education Center.

We are an independent non-profit organization;  we are not a governmental agency. We do not receive funding for our operations from federal, state or local governments or national groups – We rely on generous community members like you!  As a No-Kill animal shelter since 1992, we make a promise to every adoptable animal in our care – that we will never give up trying to find them a home! We invite you to stop by, visit the animals and maybe find your next best friend!

Upcoming Events

Huge, Really Big Yard Sale!  

Join us on the first weekend in May (May 5, 6 and 7, 2017) for the Dutchess County SPCA’s annual HUGE Really Big Yard Sale.  There will be a large selection of household items, books,  holiday decorations and much, much more!  Shopping begins at 10:00 am each day and closes at 3:00 pm.  Contact us at 845-240-1368 with any questions.  Donations will be accepted beginning April 12.

FREE* RABIES CLINIC – MAY 13, 2017 – 8:00 AM UNTIL NOON

May 13, 2017 Free* Rabies Clinic

Rabies Clinic

*Free to Dutchess County residents – $10 all others

LATEST NEWS

2 hours ago

Dutchess County SPCA

Here is a sneak peek at some of the photos from this week's visit from HeARTs Speak! We would also like the thank Savage Universal Corporation who has previously donated the backdrop and stand that you see in the photos, and this week they donated a set of LED studio lights to us! We are so grateful for organizations like these that are willing to help our animals be seen! The two gorgeous models in these photos are Gypsey and Olaf, stop by and visit them!
#adoptdontshop #adopt #heartsspeak #dcspca
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Here is a sneak peek at some of the photos from this weeks visit from HeARTs Speak! We would also like the thank Savage Universal Corporation who has previously donated the backdrop and stand that you see in the photos, and this week they donated a set of LED studio lights to us! We are so grateful for organizations like these that are willing to help our animals be seen! The two gorgeous models in these photos are Gypsey and Olaf, stop by and visit them!
#adoptdontshop #adopt #heartsspeak #dcspca

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Rock on Dutchess County SPCA! These are great shots! <3

23 hours ago

Dutchess County SPCA

Happy Friday!!!

We had another 4 great adoptions today!

Adult cats Bob, Sir Fluffy (camera shy) and Momma Mittens (camera shy) were all adopted today! Bob is heading home where he has a feline friend and two canine friends anxiously awaiting his arrival. Cats Sir Fluffy and Momma mittens went to their new home together. They are both more of the independent type of kitties so after adjusting to their new surroundings they will have tons of fun catching mice and enjoying the outside (with the option to come in of course)!!

Now on our dog side we had one fantastic adoption, and that is Miss Tina (formally known as Kevina). Her dad has actually met her once before, and came back to see if he still had a connection with her and he did!! So off he went to get his home ready and he came back today for her!!

Congratulations to all! We reopen for adoptions tomorrow Saturday from Noon till 5pm! We hope to see you than!

#adoptdontshop #chewsadoption #DCSPCA
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Happy Friday!!! 

We had another 4 great adoptions today!

Adult cats Bob, Sir Fluffy (camera shy) and Momma Mittens (camera shy) were all adopted today! Bob is heading home where he has a feline friend and two canine friends anxiously awaiting his arrival. Cats Sir Fluffy and Momma mittens went to their new home together. They are both more of the independent type of kitties so after adjusting to their new surroundings they will have tons of fun catching mice and enjoying the outside (with the option to come in of course)!! 

Now on our dog side we had one fantastic adoption, and that is Miss Tina (formally known as Kevina). Her dad has actually met her once before, and came back to see if he still had a connection with her and he did!! So off he went to get  his home ready and he came back today for her!!

Congratulations to all! We reopen for adoptions  tomorrow Saturday from Noon till 5pm! We hope to see you than! 

#adoptdontshop #chewsadoption #DCSPCA

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awsome for them all

So happy Kevina!!

So happy for her. May this be her new forever home.

So happy for Miss Tina.

A special thanks to all who participated and donated to our annual Hound Dog Disco last weekend. We raised nearly $3000 for the animals. Looking forward to doing this again in 2018! Please take moment to thank our sponsors in this photo. We appreciate all of you! ... See MoreSee Less

A special thanks to all who participated and donated to our annual Hound Dog Disco last weekend. We raised nearly $3000 for the animals. Looking forward to doing this again in 2018! Please take moment to thank our sponsors in this photo.  We appreciate all of you!

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Thank you to all the sponsors for helping the animals☺

Good job Leah🐶🐈

Thanks to all who helped the shelter babies!

Thanks to all who participated and donated to the dog disco. I will make it a point to support these businesses.

thanks so much for sponsoring this event! we had a ball! 🙂

DJ Mike Delaney played all the hot hits of the day!

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Sponsors & Affiliates

Changes

Thank you to Changes in Rhinebeck, NY, for their on-going support!

Thank you to Stamped Thoughts who will donate $ 3.00 for every pet item sold to the Dutchess County SPCA!

We’d like to thank Foam & Wash for their support!

We would like to thank Dom Navarro of Hyde Park Country Auctions, 900 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY  12603, for his on-going support of the DCSPCA!