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




Marvelous when your name matches both your personality and good looks, it’s Marvelous. This sweet, petite girl is just eight months old and has been getting along well with the other cats in the free-roaming cat room at the shelter. She’d make a wonderful addition to just about any family. You can adopt Marvelous for a fee you name though Sunday, January 26. (Brandywine Valley SPCA, 600 South Street, New Castle, DE 302-516-1000,



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