Due to COVID-19, our adoption center is closed to visitors. However, we are still doing adoptions by appointment for people with approved applications. To see the dogs and cats available or to submit an application, go to "Adopt."


Contact Us


6041 West Road

McKean, PA 16426

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 54

McKean, PA 16426


Monday - Closed

Tuesday - 1:00pm-5:00pm

Wednesday - 1:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday - 3:00pm-7:00pm

Friday - 1:00pm-5:00pm

Saturday - 11:00am-3:00pm

Sunday - Closed





Reach Out to Because You Care

Need to surrender a pet?  If you would like to apply to surrender an animal to Because You Care, please click here to submit a surrender application.

If you've filled out a form to meet a pet or surrender a pet, please allow 48 hours for a representative to contact you. If you haven't heard anything by then, e-mail us. BYC is run by volunteers, and we appreciate your patience.


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6041 West Road/P.O. Box 54
McKean, PA ,16426