1555 E 10th St Erie, PA 16511 ~ 814-451-0230
1555 East 10th Street Erie PA 16511 ~814-451-0230
Email: General info: staff@theannashelter.com  Dogs: dogs@theannashelter.com   Cats: cats@theannashelter.com




Monday and Wednesday: Noon - 7pm

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: Noon - 5pm

Saturday:  10am - 1pm


Strays are held 2 days minimum/5 days maximum before they are placed up for adoption. PLEASE call & leave a detailed description/message, email a picture/description or stop down during our open hours as soon as your pet is missing!  

The shelter has been getting a lot of calls and questions lately about wildlife and what to do when you find wildlife (baby or injured). Please use the resources below: 
Tamarack Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center - Birds of Prey, Waterfowl, and some small mammals 814-763-2574
Skye's Spirit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center - Birds of Prey, Small Mammals, White Tail Deer Fawns, Waterfowl, Songbirds, Bats and Native Reptiles- 814-786-9677
Pennsylvania Game Commission: 1 800-533-6764. skunks, raccoons, deer and other wildlife.

Asbury Woods Nature Center has a great page to explain what to do as well. http://www.asburywoods.org/contact-us/injured-wildlife

Please remember It is illegal to care for orphaned or injured wildlife without a license.







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


Ruth Thompson, Director