What's Going On
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
We will be having the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Jillian Andolina Memorial Dog Yard at the Hornell Area Humane Society on Saturday, June 6th at 10am!
We will be hosting an open house at our facility starting at 10am and providing tours of our newly renovated free roaming cat room and our meet and greet room for potential adopters. We will also be having a Dog Yard Walk-A-Thon to raise funds for the ongoing maintenance of the yard.
Official ribbon cutting ceremony is at noon.
Stearn's Chicken BBQ
It's time for another Stearn's Chicken BBQ!
Tickets are $8 and pick-up will be from
3:30pm - 5:30pm at the shelter on May 14th.
Dinner includes: 1/2 chicken, pasta salad, corn,
roll & dessert.
If you'd like to sell tickets for this event, you can stop right up to the shelter any time to pick them up!
SAVE THE DATES
August 1 - cover contest begins for our 2016 calendar (all photos will need to be in by August 15th)
July 17-18 - Annual Yard Sale (We will start taking donations a few weeks before the sale)
October 3 - Cause 4 Paws
October 24 - Black Cat Event at The Main Place
Basket Auction - Basket Auction at the Canisteo Legion
We have begun a new volunteer program! There is still a volunteer orientation to go through at the shelter, and it is now in the form of a class. The orientation is for anyone who would like to become a volunteer or interested in fostering. The class will allow you to become more familiar with the shelter and all the different things you can do to volunteer.
The orientation classes are every Saturday at
9am at the shelter. (You only need to attend one)
Used Clothing Drop-Off Shed
We now have a shed to the right of our building to collect donations of clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed toys. These items will then be collected by St. Pauly Textile Inc. and we will receive money from the items taken. Your donations of these items are greatly appreciated because they will be sent to people who can use it them all over the world. You can even receive a tax deduction for your donation - receipts are on the shed. To help keep your donations clean and dry, please put them in plastic bags. Items that are NOT accepted are rags, fabric scraps, pillows, toys or household goods.
Due to a limit on what is now accepted, we are unfortunately no longer taking any electronics.
We are also taking your used wearable shoes / sneakers, boot, etc. (No roller-skates, slippers or ice skates) Drop off inside the shelter.
Once the boxes are full, we send them out to the ShoeBox company and we receive money for the animals.
Dirty Dog Bath
Does your "dirty dog" need a bath? For $20, we will shampoo, dry and brush your dog. We also offer nail trims for $5. To make an appointment, give us a call at 324-1270.
We now have a groomer on staff! If your dog needs a haircut, give us a call at 607-324-1270 to make an appointment. Prices are as follows:
Dogs up to 40 pounds: $40
Dogs 40-60 pounds: $50
Dogs over 60 pounds: $60
A full groom includes:
*a full haircut
*shave / clean between pads
*female dogs get a pretty bow
***cleaning anal glands is an addition $5
We are now offering micro-chipping at our shelter for $30. If you would like to have your dog micro-chipped, just call us at 324-1270 to make an appointment.
Returnable Bottles / Cans
We will gladly take your returnable bottles and cans off your hands! Drop them off at the shelter on Industrial Park Road.
In Lieu of Donation - Having a hard time trying to figure out what to buy that one person for a
Birthday / Christmas / etc present? Make a donation to the shelter in their name and they will receive a letter from us notifying them of your donation. Please provide their name and address so we can
let them know of your donation!
We also accept memorial donations. If you would like to make a donation in loving memory of someone who has passed, you can do so by sending your donation, along with a note letting us know who your donation is in memory of, as well as the name and address of a family member that we can send an acknowledgement to, notifying them of your donation.
To locate your beloved pet that is buried in our
For after hours emergencies: Call: 607-968-0012
The vision of the Hornell Area Humane Society is to be the premier independent and community-funded shelter providing compassionate care, education, and serving as a community resource encouraging responsible pet ownership.
The mission of the Hornell Area Humane Society is to provide safe housing for animals without homes, reunite owners with lost pets, provide a comprehensive adoption program, and reduce pet overpopulation.