Animal Care and Control Team

ACCT Philly
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John McDevitt
October 02, 2019 - 4:20 pm
ACCT Philly, has new operational protocols in place thanks to several national shelter medicine experts, who are training staff how to improve the care of their animals. Read more here.
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ACCT Philly
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John McDevitt
September 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia is waiving adoption fees this weekend in an effort to not only find permanent homes for dogs and cats, but to also help clear the the facility so the staff can undergo an intensive training program. Read more here.
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A few dozen demonstrators gathered in front of City Hall Wednesday to protest the conditions and lack of staff and funding at ACCT.
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Justin Udo
August 21, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last few months, the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia has faced a deadly outbreak, the resignation of its executive director and a number of other issues, and people involved with the organization are taking to the streets, calling for officials...
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Pat Loeb
August 06, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's troubled animal shelter suffered another setback Tuesday as its executive director resigned less than a year after taking the job. It's been a brief but tumultuous tenure for Susan Russell, chosen to lead the Animal Care and Control Team, or ACCT, last...
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Following an outbreak of a deadly canine upper respiratory virus, Philadelphia's only open intake animal shelter is fully operational again after being closed for three weeks.
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John McDevitt
June 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Following an outbreak of a deadly canine upper respiratory virus, Philadelphia's only open intake animal shelter is fully operational again. Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, or ACCT Philly, had been closed for three weeks, but adoptions are back on. New...
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Activists gathered outside Philadelphia City Hall Wednesday night to demand more funding for the city's animal intake center, Animal Care and Control Team.
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Mike Dougherty
June 12, 2019 - 7:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Activists gathered outside Philadelphia City Hall Wednesday night to demand more funding for the city's animal intake center, ACCT. "Where's the money?" A woman on the megaphone shouted, "Save the shelter!" At about $180 per pet, Animal Care and Control Team...
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digital Liberty License
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John McDevitt
June 08, 2018 - 12:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's animal control agency is offering digital dog tags when owners register their pets with the city. The new technology has many benefits. If you spot a lost dog wearing a bright orange " Liberty License ," you can use your smart phone to read the QR code...
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