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Owlsome news, you guys! After being admitted to our Wildlife Center with a pretty bad wing injury, this Red-phase screech owl is healing up nicely & was able to be moved to our Small Flight Aviary today. He should be ready to return to the wild in about one more month!
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The 2014 Penguins & Paws Calendar is now on sale! Featuring your favorite Pittsburgh Penguins players with some of our area's homeless pets, you can order yours today at

All proceeds benefit the animals at our shelter & wildlife center! Thanks to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation for making this fundraiser possible.
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#ThrowbackThursday strikes again! Our vet clinic sure has improved since we originally contracted with local veterinarian, Dr. Martin, in 1910. Now we have 2 full time vets, 1 part time vet, & team of the raddest vet techs who dedicate their lives to SAVING lives! #tbt
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The Day of Giving is THIS Thursday, October 3rd. Because of folks like you, $46,461 was raised to fund our services on last year's Day of Giving. In fact, these donations helped to provide 6 months of food for the animals in our care! Every donation from $25 - $1,000 will be partially matched by the Pittsburgh Foundation. This Thursday, please open your heart to animals in need. Donate to our Shelter or Wildlife Rehabilitation Center on

The best part: Every donation of $50 or more made to us through on Thursday, October 3rd will be eligible for a FREE adoption!
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TODAY ONLY: The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon's Charity Extravaganza! Register to run for our team, Paws over Pittsburgh, & you can guarantee your registration 2 weeks before it opens to general public. Plus, you'll be entered into a drawing to win your choice of 2 Pittsburgh Penguins tickets or 2 VIP tickets to our annual Paw Prints gala! The Marathon is our biggest fundraiser of the year & helps us come to the rescue of thousands of animals!

Register for free at If you miss it, you'll have to wait until registration officially opens on October 2nd.
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Help animal rescue and other programs by clicking the links on this page. Its free and best of all you can do it every day
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Thanks to Penn Hills Community Garden for allowing us to release this rehabbed Red-tailed #hawk on their premises over the weekend! With us since early May, the hawk originally came to our Wildlife Center as a nestling after its home was destroyed. #ARLSavesLives
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Help animal rescue and other programs by clicking the links on this page. Its free and best of all you can do it every day
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Featuring your favorite +Pittsburgh Penguins players with some of area's homeless pets, the 2014 Penguins & Paws Calendar is now on sale! Check out scenes from the photo shoot & order your calendar today at! All proceeds benefit the animals at the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center - the Official Animal Shelter of the Pittsburgh Penguins!

Thanks to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation for making this fundraiser possible. Video courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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Pregnancy of an owner & the fear of toxoplasmosis is a major reason for cat surrenders at our shelter. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "people are more likely to get [toxoplasmosis] from eating raw meat or from gardening. Click the link to learn more & for tips to protect yourself.
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La falta de información es muy peligrosa.
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BREAKING: This cat & her 4 kittens were just brought to us this morning after they were found in a box beside an industrial dumpster in Lawrenceville. They were thrown away & left to die. Two kind construction workers found them & brought them to our shelter for care. One told us, "I just cant stand to ever see an animal suffer." In Pittsburgh, our construction workers may be as tough as steel, but their hearts are made of gold. Thankfully, mom & her kittens appear to be okay.
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its good u found them
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From trash can to triumph! Last year, Oscar was left for dead in a locked garbage can with a severe neck injury that was caused by an embedded collar. Our medical team worked tirelessly to save him & find him the best home. Oscar's story is incredible, but he's just one of the animals we strive to care for every day. Help us come to their rescue. Adopt. Donate. Volunteer. Together, we can save lives!
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PA Wildlife has a new challenge. House Bill 1576 proposes great changes to how a species can be added to the Endangered Species List in PA. Animals on this list receive help with habitat management, field studies, & other conservation efforts in order to maintain their numbers. This Bill seeks to introduce several unneeded steps to the process of adding a species to the list. These additional procedures will take away precious time & the potential of millions of dollars in federal funding from animals already in peril. Please contact your state legislator & tell them to vote "NO" on House Bill 1576.

Click to to email your legislator or look them up at

Read the full text of the proposed bill at
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proteger la vida salvaje, mientras aun existe
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Have you always wanted to have a look inside our Wildlife Center? Watch this video to see the wide variety of creatures we care for every day!
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I am so glad people would give up their time to rescue and shelter wild animals
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6620 Hamilton Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Open Door Animal Shelter, Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, & Veterinary Wellness Clinic
We are an Open Door shelter located in Pittsburgh, PA.  The Animal Rescue League is the only shelter in the region that accepts both domestic animals and wildlife.