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.


Lettie Needs You

Please come in and meet Lettie. She is about 10 months toa year old. She is shy when it comes to men so she will need time to feel comfortable around them. She knows sit and lay down. She is food motivated, so with the right owners and training, she can overcome her fears. Please find room in ...
Scruffy Needs A Lap

Scruffy is a 5 to 7 year old male. He is a sweet little guy who will be friends with anybody. He has lots of love to give and likes to receive lots in return. He is a very happy go lucky boy who would be the perfect fit for any home.
Gulliver Needs A Home For National Dog Day

Meet Gulliver! Gulliver is a friendly boy estimated to be 2-4 years of age. As he is very active and energetic he needs to be kept busy so his curiosity doesn't get the better of him. He would make a great running companion. If you have another dog(s) a meet and greet would be required prior to ...
Beautiful Sapphire

Available for adoption at the Rehoboth Beach Petco is Sapphire, a one year old medium haired cat. She is sterilized, microchipped and up to date on all vaccines. Sapphire tends to be shy at first, but warms up quickly and becomes the biggest cuddle bug. Her adoption fee until 8/31/15 is only $8. ...
Declan Needs A Forever Home

Meet Declan. He is a sweet boy who came to the shelter with his siblings. He's a curious kitten who loves playing with toys and his brothers and sisters. He's just over 9 weeks old and is available for adoption at the Petsmart in Dover.
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