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  • Starting 6/18, BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog) Brunch at Square 1682 every weekend in Summer! (We'll be there Saturdays 10am-1pm with adoptable dogs...) [Due to the weather we can't be there Saturday, July 30rd]
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Welcome to Morris Animal Refuge

The Morris Animal Refuge is a 501(c)(3) open admission shelter dedicated to helping the homeless, abandoned and unwanted pets of the Philadelphia region.  Founded in 1874 by Elizabeth Morris, we were the first organization dedicated to sheltering and rehoming pets, and continue that legacy today by providing adoptions, a low-cost spay/neuter program, fostering, humane education and more.   (read more

Featured Pets of the Week

aac108766FOSTERED[IN FOSTER CARE!] Big sweet goofball Joppa is just a bundle of fun – he loves everybody. We're raising money to cover ACL surgery – foster or adopt this happy boy! (108766)

aabc108862-2ADOPTED[ADOPTED!] Just look at sweet, loving lass Brownie! She's just 2Β½ years old and a gentle lady who loves to cuddle. (108862)

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Mr Peppers is a fascinating tuxedo gentleman - handsome, dapper, and sophisticated, but still warm, loving, and full of purrs. Special 50% off Mission Impawssible adoption discount through 9/2. Come take him home! (108281)

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Vause is a smart & lovely black-haired kitten girl, here with little tabby baby Piper. She's a big fan of Orange is the New Black & woud love to snuggle up with you to watch! (108803c)

Nella and Rutabaga

Nella is a sweet lop-eared bunny girl who would love to hop home with you! So would adorable little bunny bot Wascal (mouseover to see) ... adopt a rabbit today!

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It's Ferrari the red-eared slider - just one of the cool chelonians hanging out at the Refuge. Adopt a turtle today! (108896)

Interested?  Apply online today! Want to see more great adoptable pets? Go to our Adoption page!

 


 

Featured Fosterables of the Week

 

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Watch this space - fosterable photoshoot in progress!

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Lifesaving Results
Lives saved so far in August: 89!
Lives saved in July: 92!
Lives saved so far in 2016: 573!

Mission Impawssible 50% Off Adoption Special!
These cats have been waiting at the Refuge for weeks without getting adopted. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is ... find out more. (EXTENDED: August 20th - September 2nd)

Calling All Teachers!
It's back-to-school time - do you know about our Classroom Pet Program? Teachers can adopt a classroom pet for free (with ID). Find out more ...

Play With Our Cats & Kittens Online!
Now you can play with our cats and kittens online using our new Petcube Interactive Pet Camera and Laser Toy! Check it out 11-4 Saturday to Tuesday, and 11-6 Wednesday and Friday...

Upcoming Events

Dog Days at Dilworth Park Adoption Event
Tue Aug 30 @11:00AM - 01:30PM

Dog Days at Dilworth Park Adoption Event
Wed Aug 31 @11:00AM - 01:30PM

Yappy Hour at Dilworth Park
Wed Aug 31 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM

Dog Days at Dilworth Park Adoption Event
Thu Sep 01 @11:00AM - 01:30PM

BYOD Brunch at Square 1682 (Plus adoptable dogs!)
Sat Sep 03 @10:00AM - 01:00PM

Adoption Locations

Morris Animal Refuge - Center City
1242 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Bala Cynwyd Pet Valu - Bala Cynwyd
Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center
49 E. City Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Mon - Sat: 9am - 9pm; Sun 10am - 6pm

Rittenhouse Pet Supply - Center City
135 South 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Mon - Fri: 10am - 7pm; Sat 10am - 6pm; Sun: 11am - 6pm

Unleashed by Petco - Logan Square
The Granary (Across from Whole Foods)
1939 Callowhill Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
See event schedule

Petplan Office
3805 West Chester Pike, Suite 240
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Call for hours: 866-467-3875

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