Delaware Office of Animal Welfare



Vision and Mission

Delaware Animal Services (DAS) is committed to creating a safe community that celebrates the human-animal bond, where animals are free from abuse and neglect, every pet has a home, and animal caretakers have access to the tools and resources needed for their companions.

Our mission is to make our Delaware communities safer for animals and the public through the professional delivery of animal related services, innovative problem solving, and cooperative partnerships.

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Adoption Spotlight



 This brindle beauty is Brownie. Brownie is a quiet gal looking for a laid back home to match her mellow personality. She is slightly reserved when first meeting new people, but once she feels comfortable around you, she’s ready to play! Brownie walks like a dream on a leash and is house broken and crate trained. She’d prefer a home with mature humans that can understand her need for a patient and slow paced transition while she learns to trust and adjust. Sweet Brownie qualifies for the shelter’s “Large and No Charge” adoption special which waives the fee of all adult dogs (1+ year and 40+ pounds) beginning Saturday the 17th and running through July 25th! (Brandywine Valley SPCA, 600 South Street, New Castle, DE 302-516-1000,

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