We are dedicated to helping both pets and people and to saving the lives of animals in the community.


**The shelter is CLOSED to the

public until further notice**

We will do adoptions by appointments ONLY!



Sorry for any inconvenience.

Open Hours

Monday & Friday  -  CLOSED

​Tuesday & Sunday -  CLOSED
Wednesday & Thursday -  CLOSED

Saturday - CLOSED



Covid-19 Update

The past few months have been a time of great uncertainty. There is a lot of confusion and anxiety centered around the spread of COVID-19 and the possibility of a “second wave”.  As an animal shelter, we understand the importance of our services to the community.  We have put a great deal of effort into researching and strategizing our response to the current outbreak.


We have a lot of people calling wanting to bring their children in just to see the animals or because they just want to get out of the house.  Normally that wouldn’t be a problem but if the staff gets sick, we won’t have anyone to care for the animals so we need to take precautions. We have decided that it is in the best interest of our community and our animals if we close our doors to the public for a while.

It is our hope that this will help to slow the progress of the virus in our community by encouraging and modeling the vital practice of social distancing.  We also have to take into consideration our animals.  We are still housing the 23 Chinese Cresteds from a court case back in August of 2019.  For the past few months, they have only been around the staff, we don’t want to cause them any unneeded stress with the public coming to look at them.  They are NOT up for adoption at this time, we need to wait for court.   

That being said;

-  We are still doing adoptions by appointments.  All of our adoptable animals are on our website, adamscountyspca.org  Once you submit your application we will contact you and set up an appointment to meet the animal(s).


-  We are still taking ALL strays from Adams County.  If you have a stray cat(s) we ask that you bring them into the shelter between 9am-1pm Monday-Sunday.  If you have a stray dog please call the Dog Warden at 717-756-4350 or call your local Police Department. 

-  We are still doing spay/neuter surgery for the public’s dogs/cats, you need to make ALL appointments on line at https://www.adamscountyspca.org/spay-neuter-services We are NOT doing any wellness appointments at this time.

This decision was not made lightly but we are doing what we think is best for the animals, staff and public. Please watch out facebook page and website for any updates. 


Thank you for your continued support in this difficult time. 

Saturday, September 12th from 9:00am -12:00pm
Oakside Community Park
2880 Table Rock Rd, Biglerville, PA 17307

Join the Adams County SPCA Loyalty Walk

Due to Covid-19, in addition to our walk at Oakside Park on September 12, this year we will have the option to do a virtual walk that can be completed any time between September 12th and 24th. Register, collect donations from family and friends, and pick a day to walk your four-legged best friends in support of all of the animals at the Adams County SPCA!  If you would like to join us in person, our staff will be at Oakside Park on Saturday, September 12th from 9:00-12:00.  You are welcome to walk the grounds at Oakside while maintaining social distancing and wearing a mask.  For everyone’s safety, there will be no start time or demonstrations, but you can come and go as you please.

How it works:

  1. Sign up via the form here, select your donation and if you want a t-shirt. Collect donations from family and friends!

  2. If you donate $50 or more, you get a t-shirt FREE

  3. During the walk, take your pet with you in a location of your choice

  4. If possible, take a picture of you and your furry friend on the walk and we’ll share it on social media or our website

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​You can also send us your recipe to contactus@adamscountyspca.net

Thank you for your support! 

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Adams County SPCA  

11 Goldenville Road  

Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Sat:    CLOSED

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Tel: 717-334-8876

Fax:  717-334-1338

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