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.


Carey Needs An Active Home Today!

This Chesapeake Bay Retriever is about a year old. She is shy at first with strangers, but warms up quickly.
Terry is a Ginger Looking for a Home

Terry is an adorable 5 month old kitten looking to find her forever home. She has an adoption fee of $10.00 for our Ginger highlight month. She has been ~
Iona Needs A Loving Forever Home

This adorable little kitten and her siblings are awaiting adoption at the Dover Petsmart Store today. They have been lovingly fostered by one of our great foster mothers, and are now ready to be adopted into loving homes. The kittens have been spayed, neutered vaccinated and microchipped.
Kitten Party Today!

We accepted 30 beautiful kittens into our adoption program this week. These lovely kittens are available at our main location in Camden, but also at our Dover Petsmart adoption center. Get ready to Fall in Love! Many unusual colors and personalities. Kitten adoptions are $75.00 which includes ...
Terry is a Ginger Special

This adorable young adult is named Terry. He is an interesting character looking for a forever family. He has been neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. His adoption fee is $10.00 since he is a Ginger colored cat!
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