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    Join us Saturday July 22 for a fun morning of running, walking or just to come see us.  Our second Annual Run/Walk Fur Luv.  Details and registration can be found here

    York Adopt-A-Pet is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal sanctuary located in York Nebraska.  We serve as the primary care givers to the abused, lost and abandoned dogs and cats for our area.


    The goal of York Adopt-A-Pet is to provide a safe and secure sanctuary for abused, lost and abandoned dogs and cats.

    York Adopt-A-Pet operates with a small staff, dedicated volunteers and the love of furry friends we meet.

    York Adopt-A-Pet Mission Statement:

    • To provide a safe haven for the dogs and cats placed in our custody.

    • To find the best homes for the dogs and cats that are our guests.

    • To educate the public on the need to treat our pets with dignity and love.

    • To reduce the pet overpopulation.

    Please help York Adopt-A-Pet by making a tax deductible donation.  Just click on the button below:


    A Paws for Pets


    I recently had a call from Pat Gewecke who lives in Geneva. She explained that a member of her church recently passed away leaving behind a big black and white cat. No family members were from this area and she asked if York Adopt a Pet could help find the cat a home. More...


    Probably the last place I would want to be, at 9 o’clock in the evening on the Fourth of July is Interstate 80 to pick up a dog. I got the call from the sheriff about a dog near Henderson that needed help and I was soon on my way. The traffic was horrendous, but I was happy to see her car and pulled in behind her. There stood a young mother, holding her baby, and giving me the good news that the dog was inside her vehicle. More...


    Every adoption is good; some are just over the top with excitement and joy. Little did Finnigan know the journey he was about to begin on May 23rd. To the kind soul who found him alone and on the streets of York who brought him to York Adopt a Pet, to Deb and Charlie Sanders who offered to take him home to foster, we thank you. More...


    Thanks to my kids, they helped me celebrate my 80th birthday recently with a memorable get together. But I am still trying to process the thought of being 80. Officially, that is OLD! More...


    I received a call a week ago today that six baby kittens were found under a mound of brush near the old middle school on East Ave. They were cleaning up an area and when they started to remove the brush they discovered the approximately five day old kittens. More...


    We hear unpleasant things that happen to animals and often these stories keep me awake at night. So many of those incidents could be avoided if people would chart different courses with their pets. More...


    I recently read a post on Face Book that caught my eye. The article was written by Jenn Porter Milne of North Platte. I asked permission to share with you what she shared on Facebook. She is with North Platte’s For the Love of Paws. More...


    When you have a dog and wish to add another one to your family, consider whether or not the two will be compatible. It certainly is not fair to your dog to add one that overwhelms it and makes its life miserable. Such was the case with little Howe’. More...

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