Putting Their Best Paw Forward

Putting Their Best Paw Forward

Written by Shireen Abbasey Haynes. Rochester Animal Services takes in approximately 2,000 dogs and 1,600 cats per year. Most are strays, some are surrenders and a few are brought in by the Rochester Police Department (RPD) because of warrants or arrests. No…

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Make Them Work For Their Food

Make Them Work for Their Food

Written by Shireen Abbasey Haynes. For the past 5,000 – 10,000 years, humans and felines have shared a wonderful co-existence together. Many ancient civilizations like the Egyptians revered cats and as the old joke goes, cats have never forgotten that. It is…

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Skunked!!

Skunked!!

Written by Shireen Abbasey Haynes. As we move into the fall months, you may notice a skunk’s distinctive odor in the air more often. Skunks are more active at night now as they search for burrow holes to camp out in for…

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RAS Happy Tail: Archie

RAS Happy Tail: Archie

Here is a Happy Tail for Archie, formerly known as Simon. "This past January I adopted a 2 year old little orange boy named Simon. He didn't answer to it at all so now he is named Archie and he…

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RAS Happy Tail: Bailey

RAS Happy Tail: Bailey

Here is a Happy Tail for Bailey. "My name is Sarah, and I adopted Bailey from RAS on May 21rst.  I  just wanted to share with your organization how unbelievably happy my family is with Bailey. She was ready to…

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