Save Our Shelter Bottle Drive

Save Our Shelter Bottle Drive Saturday, August 29 9:00am - 12:00 pm at the following locations: Franklin Veterans Club at 4 Card Crossing, Franklin The Surry Store at 1305 Surry Rd, Surry Twilite Motel at 147 Bucksport Rd, Ellsworth Machias Bank at 96 Cottage St, Bar Harbor and of course The SPCA of Hancock County, Trenton Bring your returnable bottles and cans to one of these locations, and our wonderful SPCA volunteers will bag them up and return them! All proceeds go directly towards providing…

Shelter Newsletter: May 2019

  Shelter Newsletter: May 2019   We have a very special dog named Dibby at the shelter right now.  Read our May Newsletter for Dibby's Story and more. Click Here to read the May Newsletter web version. You can also subscribe to receive the newsletter in your inbox through the subscription form at the bottom of any page of our website. In addition to our monthly newsletter, you can also subscribe for Mid-Month Updates. These are shelter success stories we write every month just for you! Look…


Vote! Community Matters More

Vote for the SPCA of Hancock County to help us recieve funding from Community Matters More in February 2019! Vote online at THIS LINK for the SPCA of Hancock County and four other nonprofits. Not sure who else to vote for? We recommend writing in our friends at Forgotten Felines of Maine, Cottontail Cottage, Acadia Wildlife Center, or Old Dogs New Digs if you're having trouble deciding! Don't forget that you have 5 votes to support your favorite local nonprofit organizations. Voting details from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation: "The Bangor…


Shelter Success Stories: now in your Inbox!

Hello! If you've arrived at this page by clicking a link in one of our monthly newsletters, then you have successfully subscribed to our mid-month extras list. Starting in February 2019, we'll be sending out Shelter Success Stories, adoptable animal updates, and other little tidbits to help you keep in touch with us. Not sure if you're on the list? Send us an email with the subject line "Send me Extra Goodies!" at and we'll add you to the list.    


Cat’s out of the bag… this project’s for the dogs!

We’re going to let you in on a secret… The SPCA staff all agree - none of us ever quite grew out of coloring. After a stressful day at the shelter, we love to go home and pull out our favorite pens, markers, or colored pencils and make something pretty happen. And our favorite subject to color? Animals, of course! So we’re making a coloring book! It’s going to be a very special coloring book, and we’re going to need your help to create it.…