Stray Haven 

Humane Society & SPCA, Inc.


Stray Haven Humane Society & SPCA is a Humane Society dedicated to ensuring the protection of animals through education and service. Proudly serving Tioga County, NY and the Greater Valley, PA for over 40 years. Stray Haven is a non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of our community to support our programs and continuing operation.  Through your support, we can continue providing the animals in our care and community the respect and care they deserve.


We greatly appreciate your donations of Pedigree brand Pet Food for Dogs & Purina Brand food for Cats

​Click here to view Our WISH LIST - updated often for the most needed supplies at the shelter.

Why do we ask for particular food brands? To reduce upset stomachs in our shelter pets - fewer changes in their diet keeps them happier & healthier!


 Volunteering is a rewarding service and our animals would appreciate your time and love. Dog walking, Cat cuddling, lawn care; with so many opportunities, contact us for details! Complete your Volunteer Application before you arrive and spend more time with the animals!

Pet Adoptions

Our adoptable dogs and cats are listed at and on the ADOPT page. Stop by the shelter to meet one of our many wonderful animals ready for their fur-ever home!

Lost pet? Contact your local dog control officer or call the shelter at 607-565-2859.

Humane Education

Preventing animal cruelty begins with Humane Education. We are here to help with guidance on proper nutrition, health care and housing of your domestic pets and livestock. Questions? Please call us!


Report suspected cruelty or animal neglect in Tioga County, NY to the Humane Officer at Stray Haven Humane Society & SPCA. Call us at (607) 565-2859. Complaints will be kept confidential and investigated.  If an animal is in immediate danger, call your local police department.

Email your reports directly to our Humane Officer, Cindy Webster at


Get Involved and Join us at one of the many events in our community!

Summer 2015  Dog Obedience class at Stray Haven! Class size is limited for each of the 8-week sessions and Pre-registration is required. Next Class is scheduled to start in Spring 2015. For more details, click here or visit the About Us page.
Pancake Breakfasts Abound! June 13th at Waverly United Methodist Church
Owego Strawberry Festival, June 20th: Look for our float in the parade and come see us on the corner of Court & Front Streets! 
4th of July Candor Parade & Carnival: Visit our table Friday July 3rd and come to the Dog Costume contest on Saturday!
WOOFLEBALL!! Our 1st Annual Woofleball Tournament is August 22nd! Wiffleball teams of 3 (must be 16 to play) will play in a bracket fashion to crown our winner. Held at Stray Haven. Pre-registration of Teams by July 31st required, $60 per team includes tournament play & T-shirt for each player.

useful info

Call Us! (607) 565-2859

We are Open

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

  9am - 5pm

Friday & Saturday 

  9am - 4pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

Keep Your PET SAFE - CoLLArs, Tags & Microchipping

Keeping a collar on your dog or cat with your telephone number can help get them home in case they get lost. Microchipping your pet lets shelters and animal control officers check a animal who has lost its collar to identify its owners.

Did you know you could raise money for Stray Haven just by walking your dog?

Download WoofTrax on your smartphone and make those miles count!

Get the App at and Take Your Walk for a DogSM everyday.

Even if you don't have a dog, your daily stroll around the block can make a difference!

FREE App Available for Android and iOS. Keep track of your walk or run distances, locations and pace time while raising money for local animal shelters, like Stray Haven!