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Animal Advocates, Inc Animal rescue in Pittsburgh, PA

Animal Advocates is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all volunteer, animal welfare organization involved in the rescue, care and placement of companion animals. Serving the Pittsburgh area since 1984, Animal Advocates has adhered to a no-kill policy and engaged in community-based advocacy on behalf of animals since its inception.

We believe the relationship between a human and companion animal is an important bond that improves the physical and social well-being of individuals and the community at large.

Contact
Address
PO Box 8480
35 Wabash
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
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Adoptable pets at Animal Advocates, Inc

We'll also keep you updated on Penny (Courtesy Post)'s adoption status with email updates.
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Penny (Courtesy Post)

Domestic Longhair

Female, Adult
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Ellie's adoption status with email updates.
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Ellie

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Harvey's adoption status with email updates.
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Harvey

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Young
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Peony's adoption status with email updates.
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Peony

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Young
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Hank's adoption status with email updates.
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Hank

Domestic Mediumhair

Male, Adult
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Flo's adoption status with email updates.
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Flo

Domestic Mediumhair

Female, Young
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Layla's adoption status with email updates.
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Layla

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Pepper's adoption status with email updates.
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Pepper

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Pittsburgh, PA

Rescue FAQs

Animal Advocates has been serving the Great Pittsburgh Area, including Allegheny County and surrounding communities in the southwestern region of Pennsylvania, since 1984. The organization is headquartered in the West End neighborhood of the Pittsburgh.

  • 1. Submit Application
  • 2. Interview
  • 3. Meet the Pet
  • 4. Home Check
  • 5. Sign Adoption Contract
  • 6. Pay Fee

Additional adoption info

Adoption Guidelines:
- Before scheduling a meet-and-greet with one of our adoptable cats or dogs, you must complete an application and interview with an adoption team member.
- You must be 21 years or older.
- All animals in your home must be up-to-date on vaccinations and spayed / neutered.
- If you rent, we will need a copy of your lease stating the landlord permits pets along with the landlord’s contact information.
- We do not place animals as gifts for others.
- Adopted animals must be kept as indoor companions.
- We reserve the right to perform a home visit.

We aim to provide high quality care for the well-being of rescued cats and dogs until they are placed in forever homes. All animals are regularly vet checked, fully vaccinated, spayed / neutered and microchipped. They are routinely treated for fleas and worms as well as any medical issues.

Except for a limited number of cats fostered at our headquarters, our adoptable animals are cared for in loving volunteer foster homes. We get to know the pets’ personalities and needs very well, striving to make the best possible match for both animals and adopters.

Adoption application

https://www.animaladvocates.net/adopt/

Pets at shelters & rescues near Animal Advocates, Inc

The Foster Farm

Pittsburgh, PA 15218

FosterCat, Inc.

P.O. Box 23414,
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

We'll also keep you updated on Melinda's adoption status with email updates.
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Melinda

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Kitten
Apollo, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Mickey JuM's adoption status with email updates.
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Mickey JuM

American Pit Bull Terrier/American Bulldog

Male, 2 yrs 9 mos
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Poppyseed's adoption status with email updates.
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Poppyseed

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 4 yrs 1 mo
Pittsburgh, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Toby Walter's adoption status with email updates.
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Toby Walter

Mountain Cur

Male, 2 yrs 3 mos
kittanning, PA
We'll also keep you updated on JRT pups!'s adoption status with email updates.
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JRT pups!

Jack Russell Terrier

Female, Puppy
Brownsville, PA
We'll also keep you updated on Sally's adoption status with email updates.
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Sally

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 1 yr
Greensburg, PA

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