Welcome to Operation Ava

A complete, no-kill animal rescue in the heart of Philadelphia.

Our events calendar has been updated for June.  Check it out!

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Click here to make a tax deductible donation, and thank you.

  • Adopt a dog
    Looking for a new best friend? A running partner? Or a fellow couch potato? Dogs of all shapes,  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.
  • Get involved
    Volunteering at Operation Ava is fun and rewarding—lots of different ways to get involved, like walking 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 weekly Yappy Hour. Check out our Events page to see  what’s coming up…