A complete, no-kill animal rescue in the heart of Philadelphia.
We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible.
Adopt a dog
Looking for a new best friend? How about a running partner? Or a fellow couch potato? Dogs of all shapes, sizes, and personalities are waiting for their forever home.
Find one that’s right for you.
Adopt a cat
Whether you like stripes, spots, patches or tuxedos, there’s a cat at Operation Ava who would love to be your purr-fect match. Take a look.
Volunteering at Operation Ava is fun and rewarding – and there are lots of different ways to get involved, like watching dogs, playing with cats, volunteering at events, and more. Get started.
Attend an event
We’ve always got something fun going on, like fundraisers, adoption events, and our Yappy Hour. Check out our Events page to see what’s coming up.