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Pennsylvania Vegan Friendly Businesses


  • Erie Area Rabbit Society and Rescue
    • EARS is a 501(c)3 and the Erie area's only rabbit only shelter. They rescue, rehabilitate, adopt out, offer boarding, grooming, and more. There are also volunteer and fostering opportunities for you to get involved with.
    • Erie Food Policy Advisory Council 
      • Erie FPAC is an organization that strives to improve food access, knowledge, aid, and growth of Erie's food network. They have great resources regarding policies about our food systems, how and where to access healthy foods, recipes and tips on healthier food choices, and more.
    • Erie Humane Society
      • The Erie Humane Society is a 501-c3 non-profit no kill animal organization. They offer a variety of services for animals and pet owners including adoption, fostering, clinics and classes, community events, and more.
    • Green Waves Composting
      • Green Waves Composting is a composting exchange company that takes your kitchen scraps and turns them into soil. With their services, they will collect your food scraps from your home and take them to their composting facility where they will be processed in an eco friendly way to turn it into soil which you will receive periodically throughout the growing seasons. 
    • Moxi Hair Salon
      • Moxi is an eco and vegan friendly, carbon neutral, and inclusive safe space hair salon. They now have two locations in Erie, both of which only use sustainable and Earth friendly products and practices and offer vegan friendly options within their services.
        • 1335 W 38th St Erie PA 16508  |  814-881-6797
        • 1722 W. 8th St Erie PA 16505  |  814-835-6765  
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    • Orphan Angels
      • Orphan Angels is a 501(c)3 cat rescue and adoption shelter. The shelter is a no kill free-roam shelter. You can help their mission through monetary or material donations, fostering, adopting, sponsoring a cat, and volunteering.


    • Because You Care
      • Because You Care is a 501(c)(3) organization in McKean. They are unique because their animals are only housed in foster homes and do not live in their facility. They focus on taking in stray cats and dogs and rehoming them. They also have a Trap Neuter Return program to reduce the amount of feral and stray cats. Cats at Purrista Cat Cafe are from Because You Care.

    North East

    • Erie Guinea Pig Rescue
      • Erie Guinea Pig Rescue is based out of North East and are the only guinea pig rescue organization in 130 mile radius of the area. They rescue, rehabilitate, adopt out, and offer grooming and boarding for guinea pigs and smaller animals such as mice and rabbits. Adoptable guinea pigs are available to see by appointment only.