Whiskers

In honor of adopt a cat month, did you know that cats lose and regrow their whiskers? I am currently an intern with Animal Care Sanctuary and fostering a kitten who is about eight weeks old.  Today, I noticed that her whiskers looked like they had been cut.  I asked...

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Jelly

Out of all the cats we met at the Cattery, one immediately seized my interest – a beautiful, six-toed calico named Jelly. She had that indefinable quality, that je ne sais quois that just made me – well, want her. I was drawn to her combination of confidence and...

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Summer Safety

Here are some things to remember to ensure your pet’s safety this summer! We all enjoy the outdoors and the nice weather, pets included.  Here are a few things I have seen happen during the summer months that may pose dangers for our fur kids. With many families doing...

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Cat Moms Are Special, Too!

I’d like to share with you the story of a cat named Shiraz. We got a call from a gentleman who had found a stray cat and her kittens, and had generously taken them into his home to raise them; however, he could not keep them, and so we arranged for him to bring them...

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Together Again

Did you know that May is “Chip your pet” month? Every year over 6 million animals enter shelters in the United States. Of those animals, less than a sixth of them are ever reunited with their owners. Lack of proper identification is the number one reasons stray...

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From Broken to Beautiful

Let me tell you about this cool dude named Jameson. He is a scrappy dude who spent his time before coming to ACS as real gangster, fighting with other kitties in the streets. He didn't have a family or a home, so he did what he had to survive on the streets until a...

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Clicker Training

Training your dog can be frustrating if not done efficiently. Using a clicker can make training easier and more direct for both behavior modification and teaching new tricks! A clicker is used to mark a desirable behavior done by your pupper. This makes it more clear...

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Take Back Day

Have you cleaned out your medicine cabinet lately?  Do you have unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medication in your medicine cabinet?  If so, mark your calendars for Saturday April 28th, 2018.  On this date from 10AM – 2PM you can dispose of prescription...

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How To Greet New Dogs

One of the toughest things to witness is someone innocently approaching a dog that they do not know with the intention to shower the dog with lots of love while the dog is trying to say, “Hey!, I’m not sure I like this” and the human is oblivious to what is really...

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Rekindle Love

For those of you who follow ACS on social media, you may have seen our recent posts promoting our Fire Cats, as we have affectionately named them. As wonderful as social media is for reaching a wide audience and spreading the word, it’s difficult to tell stories on...

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Upcoming Events

Apr 14 @ 6:26 pm – Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm
6:26 pm
In support of our animals, can you help us collect 2,500 pairs of new or gently used shoes ?   The Animal Care Sanctuary will receive a dollar for every pair of shoes we collect.[...]
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 10:50 am
10:00 am
Your dog should have some basic commands such as sit and come to join this class. This class will teach your dog how to walk nicely on a leash, to accept a strangers attention while[...]
Animal Care Sanctuary East Smithfield
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 10:50 am
10:00 am
Teach your dog what he/she needs to know to become evaluated as a Therapy dog!! Your dog should have some basic commands such as sit and come to join this class. This class will teach[...]
Animal Care Sanctuary East Smithfield
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – Jun 30 @ 11:50 am
11:00 am
Your dog should have some basic commands such as sit and come to join this class. This class will teach your dog how to walk nicely on a leash, to accept a strangers attention while[...]
Animal Care Sanctuary East Smithfield
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – Jun 30 @ 11:50 am
11:00 am
Teach your dog what he/she needs to know to become evaluated as a Therapy dog!! Your dog should have some basic commands such as sit and come to join this class. This class will teach[...]
Animal Care Sanctuary East Smithfield

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Animal Care Sanctuary

GPS Location (No Mail):
353 Sanctuary Hill Ln,
East Smithfield, PA 18817
Mailing Address:
PO BOX A
East Smithfield, PA 18817
Phone: 570-596-2200
Fax: 570-596-2222

Adoption Hours

Monday: Closed
Tue-Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Veterinary Clinic Hours

Monday through Friday:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
by appointment only
Clinic Phone: 570-596-2270

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ACS Wellsboro

11765 US-6,
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Phone: 570-724-3687
Fax: 570-724-8116

Adoption Hours

Tuesday - Sunday: Noon - 4:00 pm

Veterinary Clinic Hours

Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:00pm
by appointment only
Clinic Phone: 570-724-3687

Animal Surrender

Dog Surrender & Behavioral Questions
570-596-2200  Option 6
Email:
behavior@animalcaresanctuary.org

Cat Surrender
570-596-2200 Option 5
Email:
eblade@animalcaresanctuary.org

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