SPCA of Tompkins County is a no-kill shelter and is dedicated to finding all pets a home.

Since 1902 we’ve been helping animals love life!

The mission of the SPCA of Tompkins County, located in Ithaca, NY, is to protect companion animals. We are a no-kill shelter dedicated to preventing animal cruelty and overpopulation. We promote responsible pet stewardship by providing education, counseling and training to nurture and enhance the human-animal bond.

Each year we take in and find happy new homes here in our community for close to 2000 animals. The SPCA staff, along with over 250 annual volunteers, rehabilitate, train, and care for these animals keeping them safe, happy, and socialized until they find their new forever homes.

A little bit can go a long way for our furry friends.
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Hours of Operation

The SPCA continues to give priority to serious adopters only, those here to take home their new pet, or those who need to rehome a pet.

To schedule and an appointment to adopt a pet, please email us at adoptions@spcaonline.com. We highly encourage those interested in adopting to fill out an application in advance of your visit. Applications are available in the Adopt A Pet area of our website.

To schedule an appointment to rehome your pet, please email us at intake@spcaonline.com or call us at 607-257-1822 for more information