Letter from the President

I often receive many questions about the distinction between Verona Street Animal Society and Rochester Animal Services. So I thought I would take the opportunity to briefly share some information about the two organizations.  Rochester Animal Services (RAS) is the…

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2019 Highlights

During this season of celebration, we at Verona Street Animal Society (VSAS) and Rochester Animal Services (RAS) joyfully thank YOU, our community supporters, for facilitating our mission to serve the Rochester community and its animals in need. We are so proud of our…

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You ROC’d Our Day!

Thank you to everyone who donated to Verona Street Animal Society on ROC the Day. Thanks to your generous support, we raised more than $10,000 for Rochester Animal Services! Funds raised will go towards microchip identification, spay and neuter services…

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Marge’s Happy Tail

Marge’s Happy Tail

I recently adopted Clara, now Marge, and it was the most seamless amazing process!  I came in, fell in love and she left with me. Every single one of your volunteers and employees were polite, informative and just amazing. Marge is…

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Finding Rover

We have a new social media tool to help reunite lost pets with their owners.  Finding Rover uses facial recognition technology to help reunite lost pets with their families, allowing anyone with computer access to be a superhero. If you…

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The Director’s Cut

The Director’s Cut

With our fiscal year coming to a close and another one beginning, there is a lot happening and a lot to be excited about. The major annual fundraiser was another success. Our partners at VSAS recently hired a volunteer coordinator.…

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Letter From The President

Letter from the President

Supporting the senior pets we know and love is just another phase in the human-animal relationship. Many people express concerns about how to navigate the aging process with their pet, but just like with aging people, we can approach this…

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Avril’s Happy Tail

We adopted Avril, an approximately 1-year-old stray, from Rochester Animal Services in April of 2018 and she completed a missing piece of our family’s puzzle. She’s loving, she’s silly, she’s mouthy and she has the sad face mastered! We can’t…

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Director’s Cut

Director’s Cut

We are excited that Rochester Animal Services has been chosen to be an official Pets for Life (PFL) Mentorship Partner. As I have mentioned in previous newsletters, we commenced door-to-door outreach in September 2016 and have been increasingly focused on…

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Hop On Down To RAS

Hop on Down to RAS

By Shireen Haynes Did you know that Rochester Animal Services often have rabbits available for adoption? Rabbits make wonderful pets. As with adopting any animal, it’s best to do your homework first. Rabbits are social and inquisitive creatures. They like…

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Once Upon A Tail

Once Upon a Tail

By Grace Spampinato and Shireen Haynes There are many benefits of reading for children.  Reading helps to improve vocabulary and language skills.  As children read, they learn words, sentence structure and new ways to use their words in both speaking…

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Letter From The President

Letter from the President

Calling all volunteers! VSAS is looking for people who want to share some of their talents to support a mission of helping Rochester’s animals. Are you creative? Well our furry or sometimes not so furry friends could use your skills.…

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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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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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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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Is Your Backyard Dog-Safe?

Is Your Backyard Dog-Safe?

Is Your Backyard Dog-safe? By Lucy Fagan Common Backyard Dangers to Dogs Dogs are a crucial part of American's lives, with 89.7 million registered as pets in the United States in 2017. Dogs are wonderful companions who offer unconditional love…

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Why are Cybersports such a great deal: FIFA?

Sure thing, technologies such as augmented reality are major drivers for gameplay development. Several of the tournaments are streamed online to viewers over the internet. The professional cybersports companies and gamers come here to earn big money, instead sponsors attend in the hope of tapping into future market. Present “pro gamers”, are usually associated with broader gaming associations. Despite the fact that the practice of the digital gaming industry is similar to practice in other entertainment industries, but in particular, the digital game industry is accused of poorly handling its development talent. Moreover to allowing gamers to take a part in a given game, some game developers have added dedicated observing features for the benefit of spectators. Luckily, there are various opportunities. Cybersports is an opportunity for young people to take competitive gaming and make something more of it, even earning a living from it. Have you ever considered about the matter?

Sports games: FIFA

Did somebody tell you about FIFA? Very likely, FIFA is the first game you have to think about when you are considering e-sport. What is the most significant information you have to consider about FIFA? Sure thing, if you are looking for information, Google is a very good option.

Let’s talk about cybersport tournaments.

In our generation many people know there are different types of games out there, and some tournaments too. Fortunately, there are different of tournaments for you to choose where to take a part. According to expert opinion, many of us know about there are a lot of steps to be followed and facts to be discussed while selecting games. By taking these details into consideration, you will be equipped enjoy a successful entertainment. A very difficult choice that someone can make is between sundry cybersports tournaments.

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How to become a professional player: StarCraft II?

To be honest, there are numerous aspects that you would like to think about e-sports tournaments. One recent study showed that the reduction from electronic sports is video game competitions, which most often play professional video games in teams that have gained popularity since the late 2000s, the most common genres are wrestling and real-time strategy. Professional eSports teams and experienced players come here to earn big money, so they can still be the best at this. Competitions can take place in large arenas, and crowds of fans watch on large screens, as in a baseball game. You only need to see how many thousands of people go to the arenas to watch eSports tournaments to see that the electronic games industry has grown from targeted markets to the mainstream. Most often, eSports takes the form of organized multiplayer electronic game competitions between players. You probably already read something about this. Let’s talk about the most popular features. What do you think about it?

Thinking about eSports?

Do not forget, think about StarCraft II. Many gamers know if you are considering video games, you should think about StarCraft II. What is the most important information you should consider in StarCraft II? In addition to the history of the game, the players themselves and their interesting rivalry lead this e-sports to even greater heights.

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Of course, participation in the tournament can become difficult, without experience. Choosing the right video game is not difficult. Accordingly, with the development of technology, some types of tournaments fun casino – SvenskKasinon Se, as it turned out, met the most diverse needs of players. Sometimes, if you plan to participate in e-sports tournaments, you first need to think about your skills. Positively, before you start, you must consider all your needs.

Taking these moments into account, you will enjoy participating in e-sports tournaments. Nevertheless, they are sufficiently faithful only to basic advice. Finally, do not forget the importance of using the Internet. After you have chosen the game, do not forget to think about your team.

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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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Director’s Cut

Director’s Cut

In mid-June, Aimee Sadler, founder and CEO of Dogs Playing For Life™, brought her training program to Rochester to provide a 5-day refresher on the core principles, basic guidelines, handling techniques, use of communication tools, safety, and other components of…

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ASPCA Launches Mobile Apps

ASPCA launches mobile apps

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has launched a mobile application available for both Apple and Android users.  The app is free and provides lots of useful information.  With the app, you can access critical…

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