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  • A few of our recently adopted pets - click to see our current awesome adoptables!
  • 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 23rd]
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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

108767 (Cody, cocker spaniel)Cody is a really chill older cocker spaniel gentleman who would love relaxing in front of fire, but is up for some playtime too! Enjoys petting and attention. (108767)

108829 (Perry, long haired dachshund - adopted!)

Perry is a very friendly longhaired dachshund gentleman - a really cool guy. Easygoing and full of happiness – come give him a home! (108829)

108789 (Jasper, buff tabby cat)

Jasper is an irresistibly handsome 4 year old tabby boy. He's a seriously awesome cat –easygoing and full of love. Already neutered and also declawed. (108789

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Fall in love with beautiful, quiet black and white lady Pandora! This big-eyed sweetheart can't wait to come home with you and snuggle. (108281b)

108745abc (Nigel, yellow-bellied slider)

Sheldon, Nigel, and Deon are three cool turtles - 1 red-eared slider and two yellow-bellied sliders - looking for loving homes. (108745abc)

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

 


 

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Lifesaving Results
Lives saved so far in July: 45!
Lives saved in June: 61!
Lives saved so far in 2016: 438!

Summer Pet Safety
Warm weather is finally here - help your pets beat the heat with our summer pet safety tips!

Upcoming Events

DNC Yappy Hour
Wed Jul 27 @ 5:00PM - 08:00PM

BYOD Brunch at Square 1682 (Plus adoptable dogs!)
Sat Jul 30 @10:00AM - 01:00PM

At the Dog Wash
Sat Jul 30 @ 2:00PM - 07:00PM

Volunteer Orientation (Approved Volunteers)
Fri Aug 05 @ 5:30PM -

BYOD Brunch at Square 1682 (Plus adoptable dogs!)
Sat Aug 06 @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