Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pets

With the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 on the rise worldwide, it is important for Rochester residents to include their pets in preparedness plans. Rochester Animal Services joins the Humane Society of the United States and The Association for…

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The Director’s Cut

Typically at this time of year, I reflect on our accomplishments over the past 12 months.  I often highlight our live release rate, which is now over 90% and the 1,400 spay and neuter surgeries that we have performed for…

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Director’s Cut

Director’s Cut

December 2017 Working with animals is inherently challenging because we do not speak the same languages and their behavior is often unpredictable. At open admission animal shelters such as ours, many of the unwanted animals come in with medical or…

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