$12,038 were raised during #GivingTuesday. Wow! Thank you to all of our donors! Because of you, Lycoming County pets will continue to have a helping hand in their time of need.
For the final story in our #GivingTuesday series, we present to you one of our happiest adoption stories from 2018. She had been here for over a year. Little Jane, or "Little Hippo," as she was affectionally called, was wary of humans and was having a hard time...read more
End-of-life care. What a difficult topic, whether it involves humans or pets. On any given day, if you were to walk around the adoption floor at the Lycoming County SPCA, what would you see? Probably a large number of younger pets, full of vim and vigor. They tend to...read more
Nothing moves the hearts of staff more than when a nursing mother is brought in without her babies. "Where could the little ones be?" we wonder. "Can we go back to the area where the mother was found and search for the babies? How old are they? Will they be able to...read more
Shelter dogs have many skills and talents. While we seek to hone these skills to prepare dogs for adoption, sometimes a dog is called upon to perform an important job while he is still at the shelter. Such was the case with Max, a small shelter dog who helped a lost,...read more
Investigations can be tough. People in need, pets in need...how can we help? What is best for everyone? SPCA supporters have enabled officers to respond to 346 investigations so far in 2018. That is more than one investigation a working day. They range from cruelty...read more
Happy Thanksgiving. This #GivingTuesday series would not be complete without a shout-out to our dedicated volunteers. Volunteers provide a lot of the day-to-day care at the shelter and help us take on the special cases. We would be lost without them! To thank them...read more
Little Dave had had a busy life so far, all three days of it. Born into a crowded guinea pig environment, Dave's primary goal in life focused on sticking closely by his mother, Hailey, and two sisters, Oreo and Macaron. What had started as just a few guinea pigs from...read more
It begins with that sinking feeling - the moment that you realize your beloved pet is missing. Where could they be? Who can you turn to for help? Many people turn to the Lycoming County SPCA, and supporters ensure that help is there when lost pets and their owners...read more
Mother. Life-giving, life-sustaining, loving. We all need our mother, especially in the earliest days of our lives. Little kittens are no exception. Like newborn human babies, kittens nurse every two hours around the clock. Separated from their mothers out on the...read more
#GivingTuesday is Tuesday, November 27. It follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is considered a National Day of Giving and kicks off the vital end-of-year giving season for non-profits.
To highlight the vital role that supporters play in the lives of homeless pets here in Lycoming County, we have featured nine heartwarming stories in the days leading up to Giving Tuesday (see above). Please consider giving so the lifesaving work can continue!