List of Shelters and Dog Rescues in Rochester, NY

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We started researching dog rescues and shelters over 18 years ago before we found our first pup, Linus at the Carson Animal Shelter.

Our search for a rescue dog was in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas of Southern California.

Today, we’re sharing information from the other side of the United States. We bring you our list of shelters and dog rescues in Rochester, NY.

Dog Shelters and Rescues Rochester NY

UPDATE: This post was originally published on MyDogLikes on April 12th, 2018. We recently updated and republished here on

If you have made it to this page, chances are that you are looking to adopt a new friend.

Congratulations! Rescue is one of the most compassionate and rewarding things that you can do.

To get you started on your journey, we have compiled below the names, links and contact info for dozens of animal rescue organizations in the Rochester, NY area.

A quick visit to any of their sites will introduce you to lots of sweet pups looking for loving homes!

And don’t forget to check out our ultimate list of dog essentials to make sure that you are prepared when the time comes! If you plan on bringing home a puppy then you also might want to check out our new puppy checklist.

Please note, that aside from Lollypop Farm, we have not had personal experience with any of these organizations – but are instead providing this information as a resource for our local community!

List of Shelters And Dog Rescues in Rochester, NY

OrganizationTownContact Information
Animal Service League Inc.RochesterAddress10 Dubelbeiss Lane
Rochester, NY 14622
Phone Number(585) 342-6099
BlueMoon MeadowsHoneoye FallsAddress1919 Honeoye Falls #6 Road
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472
Phone Number585-624-9328
BrightStar German Shepherd RescueSpencerportAddressPO Box 259
Spencerport, NY 14559
Phone Number
Duffy’s Friends Inc.BrockportAddress
Phone Number(585) 637-0000
Furever FriendsRochesterAddress410 Stone Rd Rochester, New York 14616
Phone Number(585) 455-2691
G.R.A.S.P. Inc.RochesterAddressP.O. Box 26741, Rochester, NY 14626
Phone Number(585) 234-1953
Humane Society of Wayne CountyLyonsAddress1475 County House Road, Lyons, NY 14489
Phone Number(315) 946-3389
Lab Lovers Rescue formerly known as Rudys RescueHenriettaAddressPO Box 1046
Henrietta, NY 14467-1046
Phone Number(585) 348-8029
Logan’s RescueOntarioAddress
Phone Number
Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater RochesterFairportAddress99 Victor Road
Fairport, NY 14450
Phone Number(585) 223-1330
New2U RescuesRochesterAddress1857 Dewey Avenue
Box 15496
Rochester, NY 14615
Phone Number(585) 371-8884
One Love Pet AdoptionsScottsvilleAddress3750 Scottsville Rd.
Scottsville, NY 14546
Phone Number(585) 571-4307
Ontario County Humane SocietyCanandaiguaAddress2976 County Road 48
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone Number(585) 396-4590
Pals4Pets RescueKendallAddress
Phone Number(585) 260-7665
People for Animal Welfare Society/PawsAlbionAddress3371 Gaines Basin Road
Albion, NY 14411​
Phone Number(585) 589-6397
Pitty Love RescueRochesterAddressPO Box 23
Hamlin, NY 14464
Phone Number
Rescue Pit, Inc.RochesterAddressPO Box 10219
Rochester, NY 14610
Phone Number
Rescued Treasures Pet AdoptionsRochesterAddress3177 Latta Road Box 161
Rochester, NY 14612
Phone Number(585) 210-2509
SusieQ Dog ResQConesusAddressP.O. Box 236 Conesus, NY 14435
Phone Number
The Mia FoundationRochesterAddress3177 Latta Road #188 Rochester, NY 14612
Phone Number
The Second Hand Dog RescueRochesterAddress1041 Culver Rd
Rochester, NY 14609
Phone Number(585) 305-5111
Volunteers For Animals / Genesee County Animal ShelterBataviaAddress3841 West Main Street Road
Batavia, NY 14021
Phone Number(585) 343-6410

Please comment below if you have updated information on any of the Rochester animal rescue organizations listed above, know about one that we have missed, or have a personal experience to share!

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