1555 E 10th St Erie, PA 16511 ~ 814-451-0230

Open Hours

Monday & Wednesday  Noon - 7pm

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Noon - 5pm

Saturday 10am - 1pm

1555 East 10th Street     Erie, Pennsylvania 16511


Ruth Thompson - Director

Please email us at staff@theannashelter.com 

   PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! call and leave a detailed description/message, email a picture/description or stop down during our open hours as soon as your pet is missing!  We don't want to adopt your pet out to someone else and have you come looking a week later! 

Strays are held 2 days minimum/5 days maximum - before being put up for adoption - so time is of the essence! 


To help your lost pet make their way home, please post a photo of your lost pet on our Facebook page to help spread the word!  We want your pet to come home to you as much as you do!!!


A Non-Profit 501 (c) 3 Animal Welfare Association




Attention ANNA Alumni Parents and Rescue Moms and Dads:

The House Designers are having a contest to build a rescue dog a custom dog house. This is inspired by a boy that wrote to Frank Lloyd Wright asking him to build his dog a doghouse you can read that story here: http://www.dfdhouseplans.com/blog/the-boy-the-dog-and-the-architect/

To enter, make a cash donation ($50 minimum) to your local shelter and send a picture of your rescue friend with a short essay telling us all about the new addition to your family by February 20th, 2016 to miles@thehousedesigners.com.  

We’ll draw up the plans and build the perfect doghouse—at no cost!—for one lucky winner to be announced on March 1st, 2016.

To enter, please send your essay, along with a picture of your new friend, to miles@thehousedesigners.com. Good luck!