We are deeply committed to the health and well being of every pet, not just the pets in our care. That is why we work with local shelters to help lost and abandoned animals in our community find new homes.
It isn't just our hospital. The entire family of VCA Animal Hospitals works with shelters and humane societies across the United States to promote successful pet adoptions.
Part of that work is helping you prepare for adopting a pet, because we believe that an informed owner is more likely to adopt the right pet and less likely to return the animal to the shelter. Please feel free to call or visit us for educational information and medical resources that will help you understand the ups and downs of pet adoption.
When you're ready to adopt, please consider adopting an animal from one of the shelters listed below. Together we can make sure your adopted pet has a long, healthy, and happy life.
Animal Welfare League
The Animal Welfare League was established in 1975 to assist animals and the public in many ways.
AWL offers pet owners low-cost spay neuter certificates. For information about this program, please call 914-948-2094 (Mon, Thurs: 9am-1pm; Tues, Fri: 9am-2pm) .
HOME-TO-HOME ADOPTION PROGRAM
Adoption program which places animals in foster homes and forever homes. If you are interested in rehoming, adopting or fostering a pet, please call 914.320.5991.
Animal Welfare League of Westchester County, Inc.
P.O. Box 276
White Plains, NY 10602
New Rochelle Humane Society
Founded in 1911, the New Rochelle Humane Society is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing individual loving care for lost, abandoned, injured, and mistreated animals. We service 19 communities in Westchester County including Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Eastchester, Elmsford, Greenburgh, Harrison, Hartsdale, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Larchmont, Town of Mamaroneck, Mamaroneck Village, New Rochelle, Pelham, Pelham Manor, Rye, Rye Brook, Scarsdale and Tarrytown, and rescue over 500 dogs and 900 cats each year. We offer low-cost spay/neuter certificates to pet owners.
Animal Care & Control of New York City
Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) is one of the largest animal shelter-systems in the country, taking in more than 30,000 animals each year. As a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization since 1995, AC&C rescues, cares for and finds loving homes for homeless and abandoned animals in New York City. AC&C facilities operate in all five boroughs.