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


Chester is a sweet and exuberant boy who offers 110% to everything he does, but he also enjoys his down time chewing on a bone or chasing a ball. Chester has been a very good boy in play groups at the shelter meeting other dogs, so would love to meet any pups in your family before going home. You can name your fee to Chester through Sunday, January 31st. (Brandywine Valley SPCA, 600 South Street, New Castle, DE 302-516-1000,

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