Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley

Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley
533 Linden Avenue
New Kensington, PA 15068


Phone: 724.339.7388


All of your calls are important to us, but the shelter is a very busy place. If no one is available to answer your call, please leave a message and we will call you back. Please keep in mind that we receive hundreds of calls and emails per week. It may take up to or more than a week for you to hear back from us. Thank you.


Visit Our Facility


Animal Protectors is located in New Kensington, just twenty minutes outside of downtown Pittsburgh.


To get to Animal Protectors from Pittsburgh, take I-28N toward Etna. Merge onto PA-366 S via Exit 14 toward Tarentum/Brackenridge. Merge onto Stevenson Blvd/PA-366 E toward New Kensington. Turn right onto Linden Ave.


Our normal hours of operation are:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday 6 p.m.-8 p.m.


Prefer email?


Please note: If you wish to surrender your animal or talk to someone about surrendering an animal, please contact the shelter directly at 724-339-7388. We cannot accept animal surrender inquires via email as each situation is unique. If you send an email about animal surrender, we will kindly ask you to give the shelter a call. Thank you!


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If you wish to report suspected abuse or neglect, we prefer that you call the shelter instead of sending an email.