The shelter is located on Route 9G also known as Violet Avenue. From Route 9 (either the North or South), turn on to St. Andrews Road (also known as County Route 40A). Follow the road to end at the intersection of 9G. Turn right and make an immediate left into the shelter. The Adoption & Education Center is on the right. Turn left and travel to the end of the parking lot for the Medical Clinic and Intake Center. From the North, follow 9G south, we are ½ mile past Eleanor Roosevelt’s Valkill Estate on the left. From the South, follow 9G north, we are ½ mile from St. Peter’s Church on the right.

Hours of Operation
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 12 – 5 pm
Wednesday: 12 – 5 pm
Thursday: 12 – 7 pm
Friday: 12 – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12 – 5 pm

Let’s Make Home Happen for Carrie!

Carrie is a sweet 9-year old who has cornered the market on cuddling. She hasn’t met a squeaky toy she doesn’t like and enjoys sunbathing. She wants to be the only four legged friend in your world to make sure that she is the center of attention. Carrie walks very well on a leash and her favorite thing about going for walks is seeing all the people and getting some love from each one of them! She’s a bit of a social butterfly. She is hoping to find a family who will lavish her with love and let her spoil them with kisses. Carrie would do well in a home without stairs, which are a bit of a challenge for her.

During the COVID-19 state of emergency, the DCSPCA adoption process has changed. If you are interested in adopting Carrie, or any of our other available pets, please visit After choosing a pet and submitting the online application, you must make an appointment to meet the pet you want to adopt. You can also find updates and resources for pet owners during the pandemic on the website and the DCSPCA Facebook page.

Photos courtesy of Jillian Sandler