Allegheny County Animal Shelter

Find Allegheny County Pennsylvania animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Animal Advocates Inc 35 Wabash Street Pittsburgh PA 15220 412-928-9777


Animal Care and Welfare, Inc. PO Box 8257 Pittsburgh PA 15218 412-244-1372

Animal Control Monroeville Borough 200 Starr Drive Monroeville PA 15146 412-856-3355

Animal Friends, Inc. 562 Camp Horne Road Pittsburgh PA 15237 412-566-2103

Animal Full Life Rescue, Inc. 908 Ramsey Street Pittsburgh PA 15221 412-371-7446

Animal Rescue League of Western Pennsylvania 6620 Hamilton Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15206 412-345-7300

Fallen Timber Shelter 1680 Fallen Timber Road Elizabeth PA 15037 412-751-2010

Going Home Greyhounds PO Box 513 Wexford PA 15090 412-935-6298

Hide-E-Hole Ferret Rescue, Inc. 145 Margaret Street Pittsburgh PA 15210 412-481-5927

Mt Lebanon Animal Control 1820 McLaughlin Run Road Upper Saint Clair PA 15241 412-831-7250

Peaceable Kingdom Inc 1049 Macarthur Road Whitehall PA 18052 610-432-2532

Pittsburgh Animal Control 3001 Railroad Street Pittsburgh PA 15201 412-255-2036

Southwest Pennsylvania Retriever Rescue Organization 142 Stark Drive Pittsburgh PA 15239 412-795-0163

Spencer and Friend Animal Rescue, Inc. 515 California Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15202 412-734-0810

Tri-County Humane Protection, Inc. PO Box 9893 Pittsburgh PA 15227 412-381-5003

Western Pennsylvania Humane Society 1101 Western Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15233 412-321-4625

White Oak Animal Control 2295 Lincoln Way White Oak PA 15131 412-672-8901

About Allegheny County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in Allegheny County, PA are responsible for providing temporary care, housing and adoption services for unwanted, owner-relinquished, and lost pets including cats and dogs. Shelters provide a variety of services that promote the humane treatment of animals in Allegheny County.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • Allegheny County pet adoption fees
  • Spaying and neutering pets
  • Pennsylvania animal control and welfare
Finding Lost Cats & Dogs

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near Allegheny County, Pennsylvania then you should contact the Allegheny County Animal Shelter. Your missing pet may have been located and taken to the shelter. Even if your dog or cat has not been recovered by the shelter, you may be able to file a report so that if the shelter finds your pet they will be able to contact you for recovery. Pets available for adoption through the Allegheny County Animal Shelter may be held for a set period of time in order to give owners an opportunity to claim and retrieve their lost pets so it is best to contact the Allegheny County shelter directly regarding policies.

Allegheny County Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the Allegheny County Shelter operations, however, the shelter may only take in either dogs or cats, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to visiting. The local animal shelter may offer educational programs on pet ownership, spay and neuter services, and preventive health services such as vaccinations in order to support its efforts to find permanent homes for lost pets. Allegheny County Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

Allegheny County Animal Control

Allegheny County Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. Allegheny County Animal Control Departments also undertake a range of activities related to animal control enforcement, including impounding stray animals, investigating animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, ensuring animal welfare, and rescuing trapped animals. Animals housed by animal control agencies are usually made available for adoption unless they are determined to be too aggressive, injured, or sick.