Director’s Cut

Director’s Cut

The Director’s Cut Summer 2018 It was a busy spring as usual with increased shelter intakes, planning and execution of our fun-filled annual event The Fast & The Furriest®, and the closeout of another fiscal year. In May, I had…

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Letter From The President

Letter from the President

Hello and welcome to another beautiful season full of outdoor events, travel and adventure! We hope you and all the members of your family (regardless of leg count), find themselves healthy, happy and well! As we find ourselves out and…

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Dog Parks

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dog Parks

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dog Parks By Shireen Haynes As the weather warms up, many people are looking for activities they can enjoy outdoors with their dog. Dog parks are just one option. Official dog parks are sections of…

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Hiking With Your Dog

Hiking With Your Dog

Hiking with Your Dog Shireen Haynes Summertime is a nice time to be outside and active. Our area offers many fabulous county parks and, within driving distance, some great state parks as well. Hiking is a wonderful activity that you…

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Happy Tail – Sully

Happy Tail – Sully

"I came to the shelter in January just to look at the dogs. When I saw Sully, he had the sweetest face and I knew I wanted to bring him home. After having the chance to play with Sully in…

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Happy Tail – Tigger

Happy Tail – Tigger

"This is Tigger. We went to Rochester Animal Services to adopt a dog, but the one we wanted was already adopted. (I promised my husband we would ONLY look at that one dog.) Our boys asked if we could adopt…

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2018 Fast And Furriest®

2018 Fast and Furriest®

2018 Fast and Furriest® By Shireen Haynes On Saturday, June 2, 2018, Rochester Animal Services (RAS) and Verona Street Animal Society held their annual fundraiser, The Fast & The Furriest®. The 10K and 5K races attracted more than 600 runners.…

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Director’s Cut

Director’s Cut

The Director’s Cut Spring 2018 Love your dog – get a license. In addition to having your pet spayed or neutered, licensing your dog is the single greatest thing you can do to support animal care and control in our…

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