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.


Chucky, Elvira, and Emory Need A Home

Join three homeless animals today at Rehoboth Beach Petco as they look for forever homes with five kittens. They will be at the store from 2 pm till 5 pm today, Friday October 24th.
Missy Mae Needs A Home

This older female dog is a bit cranky here at the shelter after being left here by her former owners. She is housetrained. She would love to be in a home with older adults, who can quietly let her live out her golden years. She has been spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.
Vida Needs A Home

We would like you to meet Vida. She is about 9 years old. She is looking for a forever home. She came to us due to her previous owners no longer being able to care for her. She will need to meet any other dogs that are in the home. She had issues with another dog in the past. She knows sit, roll ...
Ruger Needs You!

We would like you to meet Ruger. He is about 2-3 years old. He is a sweet boy that needs lots of room to run. He will need to be on a leash or in a fenced in yard when he goes out. He would love to have an active family that can take him on walks or runs. He can be goofy at times but it's just ...
Mitty Needs A Home

Mitty is a Cocker Spaniel Cavalier King Charles mix. She is very timid around strangers. She would benefit well from an obedience class where she can learn that people and strangers are great to know. She is about two years old, spayed, vaccinated and microchipped.
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