dogs and cats available for adoption at animal shelters near Saratoga County

It’s animal shelter appreciation week! Animal shelters help to take care of animals without homes and help to provide them with the right foster homes and ideally their forever home. Because of these animal shelters, many injured animals are rehabilitated, mistreated animals find loving homes, and in the meantime, they are loved and cared for by the staff and volunteers at each of these shelters. If you are looking to add a new furry friend to your home, you can check out one of these animal shelters near Saratoga County and request more information or submit an adoption application. If you aren’t looking to adopt a pet right now, you can also look into different ways to help by donating money or volunteering your time at one of the animal shelters near Saratoga County. 

Saratoga County Animal Shelter

  • The Saratoga County Animal Shelter’s mission is to protect and promote public safety and animal care through sheltering, pet adoption, education, and supporting law enforcement creating a more desirable community for the citizens and animals of Saratoga County. 

  • 6010 County Farm Road Ballston Spa NY, 12020 

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society 

  • Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) is the oldest and largest animal protection organization in New York’s Capital Region, serving Albany, Rensselaer and surrounding counties. In addition to providing shelter and care for stray, abused and unwanted animals, they provide an ever-increasing array of services for animals and those who care for them. 

  • 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204 

Animal Protective Foundation

  • The Animal Protective Foundation is a humane society providing services to Schenectady County and the Greater Capital Region. Since 1931, the APF has held true to the mission of it’s founders. They have an open admission policy which ensures all animals are not turned away based on their breed, age, condition, or circumstance.

  • (518) 374-3944 ext. 101 

  • 53 Maple Avenue Glenville, NY 12302 

Rottie Empire Rescue

  • Rottie Empire Rescue is guided by and supports the principle that companion domestic animals should have good homes and proper medical care. Further, it is part of their mission to place dogs and cats in their forever homes and to avoid the need for re-homing in the future.

  • 47 Union St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866   

Mountain Rottie Rescue

  • MRR of NY is 501(c)3 non profit organization; with volunteer fosters located in The Capital District of New York, Central New York, and Catskill Mountain areas. They also have a small chapter in North Carolina. They are dedicated to re-homing homeless dogs, Rottweilers and all other breeds as well.

  • PO Box 350 Clifton Park, NY 12065

SPCA of New York

  • Founded in 1999, Peppertree Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation that finds homes for dogs in need that have the character and temperament commonly associated with the friendly and peaceful nature of Golden Retrievers. While they are a recognized Golden Retriever Rescue and member of the Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee, they do not focus on Goldens alone – they are an all breed rescue dedicated to finding good dogs good homes – regardless of breed, age, size or health. 

  • PO Box 2396 Albany NY 12220-0396