Cape Gazette

First State Animal Center and SPCA
Contact: Kevin Usilton
32 Shelter Circle
Camden, DE 19934
Phone: 302-943-6032

The mission of the First State Animal Center and SPCA is twofold:


by prevention of cruelty and suffering, rescue of the trapped or injured, emergency medical treatment, temporary housing for homeless animals and the reduction of homeless pet overpopulation through targeted spay/neuter and education programs.


through our serious commitment in placing only stable, safe and well-adjusted animals into homes where they will thrive while simultaneously educating the public about responsible pet guardianship.


De Tag 9636 For Auction!

We are Auctioning Off this Low-Digit Delaware License Plate to Raise Money for Our Animals in Need! BIDDING IS EASY: Simply click here and fill out the form with your contact information and your bid and click on the black submit button to formally enter your bid in the auction. Bidding closes ...
Blake and Gang Need Forever Homes

This is Blake, she is a very sweet and shy Beagle looking for her forever home. She will need help with housebreaking and obedience training. We recommend that you research her breed and understand her breed characteristics before adopting. Beagles have many hunting dog behaviors and need a lot ...
Sonny Needs A Home

Hi there! I'm Sonny, and am 22 years young! I've been getting along fine with my pasture mates here at the shelter, and even let a mare be the boss in my pasture. I am trained to ride, and still have a lot of miles left in me. I'm stocky, and 15 hands tall. I have all my shots, and am ready to ...
Starlight Needs A Home

Meet Starlight, a sweet girl in need of a forever home. She is about 2 years old and was found wandering the streets. She loves to play and give kisses. She is not sure what to do with toys yet. She is hoping that her forever family can teach her new things and play with her. She can be scared ...
Phyllis Needs a Home

This young little lab mix puppy and her siblings are looking for families for forever homes. They will need to be housetrained, obedience trained, and given a lifetime of love. Make their weekend memorial and adopt!
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