Featured Pet

Almond is an adorable little chihuahua who bonds very closely with his person. He would be best in a home with only one person but is good around other dogs. He loves to have a lap to sit in and is housebroken. At five years old, he is also well past the puppy stage so he does not chew on household items. The adoption fee for Almond is $150.

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About BYC

Because You Care, Inc. is a 501(c)3 animal rescue organization that works primarily through foster care. We take in abandoned and abused animals and nurse them back to health, both physically and emotionally, and then find them loving "forever" homes. To learn more about our mission and the history of BYC, click here ».

6041 West Road, McKean, PA 16426. We are immediately off the McKean exit of I-79 (on the west side), just 3 miles south of I-90. 


  • Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. 
  • Please come and see our dogs and cats available for adoption.

We are selling candles from Our Own Candle Co., of Findley Lake, N.Y. They make terrific Christmas gifts, and every sale benefits Because You Care. Please click here for more information.

Please consider volunteering at BYC's Adoption Center. We are in need of people to help with a wide range of tasks including cleaning, scooping litter, interacting with members of the public who are interested in adopting, walking dogs and much more. If you are interested in helping us take care of the animals, please fill out an application at How to Help  

Would you like an easy way to help? Please consider donating items from our Amazon Wish Lists.

Just go to either the dog list link: or the cat list link: