Adopt a Dog

Fee-Waived Adoption Event fall-VSAS

Visit the Animal Services Center on Saturday October 22, 2016 to adopt a pet at no charge. This one-day event applies to all cats and dogs available for adoption on that date and is made possible by a grant from Petco Foundation. Adopters can have their names added to wait lists for stray animals with holding periods that expire after the event date but such animals will not be included in the fee-waiver.

 Please remember to bring a collar and leash to ensure that dogs can leave on the scheduled release date and make it to their new homes safely. 

Adopt a Shelter Dog Today

Are you considering adopting a dog?  This might be the perfect time. Review the profiles for the dogs currently available at the shelter and then head down to 184 Verona Street in Rochester to visit and make that special connection.

Note:  Visual breed identification in dogs is unreliable, so for most of the dogs in our care, we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each one based on personality, not by breed label.  



Adoptable Dogs



Visit these adorable companions and other homeless pets at the Animal Services Center:

184 Verona Street, Rochester, New York 14608 (view a map)
Monday - Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(Wednesdays open until 7:30 p.m.)
Closed Sundays

For more information, contact our office at (585) 428-7274 or email us.




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Thank You PetSaverShelter-Feeding-Program-log

The City of Rochester is grateful to PetSaver Healthy Pet Superstore for its donation of all of the cat litter and pet food used at the Animal Services Center. This support enables Animal Services to purchase veterinary supplies and shelter enrichment items that would not otherwise be possible.