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."


Upcoming Events and Fundraisers

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See Spot Ride 2

Date: August 16th, 2020 at 12:33 PM
Location: Because You Care, Inc
See Spot Ride 2


Second Annual "See Spot Ride"- Bike Ride for Rescue will take place on the lovely backroads of McKean Township.
Choose one of three rides to benefit the cats and dogs of Because You Care...
-40-mile challenging ride (It is McKean after all!) Starts at 9:30
-25-mile rolling ride Starts at 10:00
-10-mile Casual Fun Ride, dress up and bike decor is highly recommended! Starts at 11:00

STARTMcKean Elementary School Parking Lot, 5120 West Rd. McKean where you will park, register and get your See Spot Ride Goodies, your map, and your BYC Bucks to spend at the end of your ride.

FINISH: Because You Care 6041 West Rd. McKean for ...                                                                                                            

Food Trucks, Beer, and Music at the Adoption Center after the ride. 
Socially distanced relaxing allowed while you have a beer, a nibbly and listen to music
Take a tour of our facilities. (Mask required)
-$35 Pre Registration Online until August 9th.  ($10 Discount) 
-$45 Registration Online or Day of event. Registration will be open at 9:00 @ McKean Elementary
-Kids 12 and under are free 

Register HERE

Other Information:
-All rides will be marked and color-coded...watch for your colored Paw Print painted on the pavement
-Rest stops for each ride will be available to refresh your water bottle and boost your energy with snacks
-Bikes will be corralled at BYC and monitored 
-12 and under rides for free and do not need to register
-All riders must wear helmets
-All rides are tours and will not be timed
-All riders must obey Pennsylvania Bicycle Laws 
-A Short 1.2 mile ride back to your car along West Rd. But PLEASE, for your safety, walk your bike down our steep driveway!!!
-BYC Bucks are worth $10 and can be used on food and/or beer. 
-Only registered riders will receive BYC Bucks

-Keep your eyes open for more details as they pop up on the Facebook Event page 

Spot looks forward to seeing you and your bike! Because YOU care, we are all on the Path to Rescue!

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