Longest-running pet shelter (single site)
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
145:312 year(s):day(s)
United Kingdom (London)

The longest-running pet shelter on a single site is Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (UK), which has been operating in the same location in London, UK, since 13 May 1871 – a duration of 145 years 312 days as of 21 March 2017.

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has been located at 4 Battersea Park Road, London, SW8 4AA since 1871. It was initially founded by Mary Tealby (UK, 1801–65) in Holloway, London, under the name The Temporary Home for Lost and Starving Dogs in 1860.