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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: Dog Spike & Cat Spike!

106852 (Spike, blue pit bull terrier-mix dog)

Spike is a handsome 1 year old blue Pit Bull Terrier-mix boy, a loyal guy who loves playing ball and tug-of-war. (And cheesesteak - here he is waiting patiently in the Refuge office for a bite.) Looking for a person with big dog experience; gets along with other dogs. (106852)
 
 
106636b (Spike, black and white cat)
 
Spike is a sweet old lady who loves to relax & snuggle - the kind of cat every home needs along with hot tea, freshly baked bread, & a comfy rocking chair. Sadly, her person was allergic. She's been hoping for a new friend since Fall - are you the one? (106636)
 
Interested?  Apply online today! Want to see more great adoptable pets? Go to our Adoption page!
 
 

Kitten Season
Kitten season is coming... and we need you! Find out how you can help.

Fosters/Volunteers Needed!
We're looking for volunteers and foster homes to help us with our vital lifesaving mission. Apply online today!

Meet Our Pets at Bala Cynwyd Pet Valu!
We now have adoptable pets waiting to meet you at the Bala Cynwyd Pet Valu (in the Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center, 49 E. City Ave) too. Find your new best friend!

Upcoming Events

Yappy Hour at Seeger Dog Park
Fri Apr 25 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM

Adoption Event at Bala Cynwyd Pet Valu
Sat Apr 26

Adoption Event at Bala Cynwyd Pet Valu
Sun Apr 27

Visit Us at Rittenhouse Square Flower Market!
Wed May 07 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM

Visit Us at Rittenhouse Square Flower Market!
Thu May 08 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM

With Love: Super Adoption Day
Sun May 18 @11:00AM - 04:00PM

Petapalooza!
Sat May 31 @12:00PM - 04:00PM

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