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PITTSFORD | During these unsettling times, please remember the homeless animals at the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS). Many people ask how they can help so here are a few ideas. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Alice is a sweet gal. She was found living under a porch with her kittens while little more than a kitten herself. Her kittens were all adopted, now it’s her turn to find a furrever home. Read more

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PITTSFORD | In light of the recent and ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) will implement new procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, adopters, supporters and the public. Beginnin Read more

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PITTSFORD | Don’t forget to license your dog. It’s that time of year again so the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) would like to remind you to license your dog by April 1. You’ll need to have them up-to-date on their rabies shot so please check w Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Bear came to us as an owner surrender after he was adopted into a family situation that picked him for his adorably handsome appearance, but with no understanding of his breed. Bear is a Great Pyrenees. Read more

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The Spanish flu of 1918-1920, a pandemic that claimed the lives of more than all of the civilians and soldiers killed during World War 1. It is said that the Spanish flu infected an estimated 5oo million people worldwide and was responsible for the d Read more

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PITTSFORD | The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) would like to remind you that February is Adopt-a-Rescued-Rabbit month. Did you know that rabbits are the third most likely animals to find themselves looking for a new home? Rabbits make excellent Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Meet Todd. He is a great big ham of a cat who has been out on his own for a while, but has made the transition to life indoors rather smoothly. Read more

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PITTSFORD | Losing a pet is a very emotional thing. It’s really important that all animals have identification so they can be returned to their owners. An I.D. tag on your pet’s collar is the easiest method. Read more

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Parents have been asking me some colorful questions recently about color blindness. Well, let me see if I can share my views on this particular topic. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | This little guy is in need of new home or foster home. He is 14 years old and found his way to us when his owner died unexpectedly. He has some vision and hearing issues and simply needs a loving home to relax in and be loved. Read more

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Meet Indy, or as we lovingly refer to her, Piggy. Spend any time with Indy and you’ll understand her nickname: this silly girl is always snorting like a pig! It’s absolutely adorable, one of her many endearing qualities. Read more

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On Saturday, March 14, come to the Center for a fun afternoon of family entertainment, outdoor activities for all ages and a fabulous blues concert. Read more

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Suzie’s story since arriving at the shelter is different from that of most animals. She came in as a stray and was thought to be pregnant. At that time, we only had room for a crate in the hallway outside of the office. Read more

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Low cost government entertainment I find that listening to the nightly news these days is much more amusing that reading a good book. The late, great showman P.T. Barnum used to brag that his freak show, organized in 1881, was the “greatest show on Read more

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