WE ARE
America's First Animal Shelter
320
Animal Lives
Saved
1392
Human Hearts
Touched
2019
Featured Pets

FEATURED PETS

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Cali
Cali

Cali is an outgoing lady who was abandoned at the Refuge in October and has been waiting for a happy home ever since!

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Female

Age: Adult (1 - 7 years)

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Persia
Persia

Come adopt lovely, quiet senior Siamese-mix sweetheart Persia.

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Female

Age: Senior (7+ years)

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A Pioneer in Animal Welfare

Founded in 1874, the Morris Animal Refuge is America’s First Animal Shelter. We are committed to adoption, education and high-quality care, and as an open-admission shelter, we have never turned an animal away.

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Events

EVENTS

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June
22
2019

Philly Spokesdog Winner Celebration

This pet-friendly event will feature activities, nature walks, and much more with Morris Animal Refuge, Philadelphia Water Department, and many other local organizations.

June
28
2019

Yappy Hour with Walnut Street Cafe

Come out for a cocktail and hang out with some dogs!

June
29
2019

Philadelphia SOUL Morris Animal Refuge Night!

Fun night out with Philadelphia SOUL to support Morris Animal Refuge!

August
26
2019

National Dog Day with Shake Shack

Celebrate National Dog Day Monday, August 26th 11am - 9pm with Morris Animal Refuge, Shake Shack, & your furry best friend.

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NEWS

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June
30
2019

UnderDog Wonderdog Supporting Morris Animal Refuge

Check out this awesome company, Underdog Wonderdog and their unique and fun twist on the traditional "Beware of Dog" signs. Not only are they super creative, but the owner's mission is to support animal shelters with a portion of her proceeds. For the entire month of June, 10% of all guard dog sign proceeds will go to Morris Animal Refuge. Help support both Underdog Wonderdog and Morris Animal Refuge continue to do a lot of good for animals and buy a sign today!

June
30
2019

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month! In honor, all ADULT cat adoption fees are only $35. Come meet all of our purrrfect kitties and take home your new family member June 1st- June 30th. MEOW!

June
01
2019

Beer Week Fun! 6/1-6/2

We had a great time celebrating Beer Week this weekend with Fat Heads Brewery, Lord Hobo Brewing, Workhorse Brewing Co, Pub on Passyunk East, Devil's Den, and everyone who came out to have a beer and donate to Morris Animal Refuge. Thank you to all of our community partners for helping us continue to save lives through fun events! Special shout out to the winners of the costume contest on Sunday with Fat Heads Brewery and Devil's Den, Charlie and Mollie :)

May
27
2019

Closed for Memorial Day

The Refuge will be closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

May
24
2019

2019 Spokesdog Competition

Pups for Clean Water!

May
05
2019

Closed May 5th for Broad Street Run

The Refuge will be closed May 5th for the Broad Street Run.

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