President’s Message: Summer 2016

Written by Jennifer Brown, Founder and President of VSAS. It’s summertime again and with that, lots of fun to be had with your furry friend; camping, hiking, family picnics or even the beach. However this season also brings many other…

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The Director’s Cut: Winter 2016

Written by Chris Fitzgerald, Director of Animal Services It has been an unusual winter with temperature fluctuations and sporadic snowfall but progress continued undaunted at Animal Services.  Proactive outreach efforts were emphasized in our field services and were bolstered by…

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President’s Message: Winter 2016

Written by Jennifer Brown, President of Verona Street Animal Society When it comes to major life changes, considering how to help your pets through it should help reduce stress for both the human and the companion animal. Pets can sense…

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The Director’s Cut: Winter 2016

Written by Chris Fitzgerald, Director of Rochester Animal Services I wrote a separate and lengthy piece that included reflections on where we started, our many accomplishments, and where we are heading. I encourage you to read that one too, however…

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President’s Message: Summer 2015

Written by Jennifer Brown, President of Verona Street Animal Society When you bring a new member of your family home, you may want to include him or her in your plans, including travel. Cats, which are customarily attached to their…

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Director’s Cut: Summer 2015

Written by Chris Fitzgerald, Director of Rochester Animal Services In the previous issue, I shared some tips for ensuring that your pets stay safe and secured at home with their owners.  I thought I would take the opportunity to devote…

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