Welcome to the Dutchess County SPCA!

Welcome to the Dutchess County SPCA!2018-09-17T16:09:39+00:00

DUTCHESS COUNTY SPCA

The Dutchess County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DCSPCA) is a nonprofit animal welfare organization dedicated to providing temporary shelter for stray and homeless companion animals and to protecting animals from cruelty and neglect. Our mission is to make Dutchess County safe and humane for companion animals and people and to educate the public about the humane treatment of animals. We do this by facilitating companion animal adoption, enforcing humane laws, providing public outreach and education, and offering affordable medical care for animals in our region.

In 1871, five years after the first animal anti-cruelty laws were passed in the United States, a group of prominent community leaders in Poughkeepsie held a public meeting to form the  country’s third oldest Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Although the name, location, and specific programs have changed many times throughout the last 150 years, present-day DCSPCA remains steadfast in our commitment to a better life for animals in Dutchess County and beyond.

Today, the DCSPCA is the only agency in Dutchess County that investigates and enforces animal cruelty laws. We contract with several municipalities to accept stray animals and facilitate return to their owners or placement through adoption. The DCSCPA is committed to caring for all adoptable animals until a new home is found. We envision a community in which there are caring, respectful relationships between humans and animals and that all adoptable animals have homes.

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7 hours ago

Dutchess County SPCA

Make Home Happen Round Up for Sunday!

These great animals found homes today! Yay!

Cat : Derek

Cat Pairs : Wheelz and Mango

Dog : Nala

** Please note we are very low on canned cat food, if you are able to help you can drop it off at the Adoption Center. THANK YOU**
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Make Home Happen Round Up for Sunday!

These great animals found homes today! Yay!

Cat : Derek

Cat Pairs : Wheelz and Mango

Dog : Nala

** Please note we are very low on canned cat food, if you are able to help you can drop it off at the Adoption Center. THANK YOU**Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Any special brand

1 day ago

Dutchess County SPCA

Make Home Happen Round Up for Saturday!
These great animals found homes today! Yay!
Dogs: Paris, Jasper and Candy Apple
Cats: Rebel & Brownie (together), Pumba & Lily (together)
Kittens : Cinder, Shrute, Eowyn & Gollum (together)
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What a great day for adoptions! Congratulations to everyone

I’m coming soon to adopt . Can’t wait to see all the babies

I would of loved to see the little cream colored dog

God bless!

Enjoy your beautiful pets😁😁😁😁😁

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2 days ago

Dutchess County SPCA

Make Home Happen Round Up for Friday!
These great animals found homes today! Yay!
Dog: Sadie (senior)
Cats: Mega and Puffy (together)
Kittens : Gimli, Aragorn
Kitten Pairs: Holyfield and Bam Bam (together)
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Congratulations Everyone!!!

Happy adoptions

Happy lives fur babies

God bless!

3 days ago

Dutchess County SPCA

Braxton is this week’s featured pet for Furry Friday by Rhinebeck Bank!

#mkaehomehappen #adopt #dcspcaIt's time for Furry Friday, brought to you by Rhinebeck Bank and Dutchess County SPCA! Throughout the year on Fridays, we highlight an animal that is up for adoption, try to spread the word, and help that fur baby find their new home!

We’re pleased to introduce Braxton, a 5 year old male domestic long hair cat who is super friendly and loves attention! Braxton was first brought to DCSPCA in May 2018 as a stray. He is very laid back and affectionate. When he was first made available for adoption, he was very shy and often hid under his bed. Now he constantly looks for attention! He spends his mornings with DCSPCA staff in their Administration office and will usually make his way into someone’s lap. He does not seem bothered by one of the dogs that comes to visit. Braxton also answers you if you call his name! He would make a great lap cat for anyone who brings him home. The thought of him will just bring a smile to your face! Please note that Braxton is FIV positive. For more information about this, contact DCSPCA at 845-452-7722 ext 400.

Dutchess County SPCA is the pur-fect place to meet your next best friend! Based out of Hyde Park, NY, they are an independent non-profit organization and a no-kill animal shelter. They make a promise to every adoptable animal that they will never give up trying to find them a home! For more information on Braxton visit dcspca.org/cats/. For more information on DCSPCA and adoption please visit dcspca.org/adopt/. Hudson Valley and beyond, let's get this sweet boy adopted!

#RhinebeckBank #YourCommunityBank #HudsonValley #FurryFriday #DCSPCA
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Braxton is this week’s featured pet for Furry Friday by Rhinebeck Bank!

#mkaehomehappen #adopt #dcspcaImage attachmentImage attachment

 

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Kristen Falk you should do this with Fairpork Pig !!!!

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