Welcome to the Humane Society of Rome, New York

The Humane Society of Rome is a not-for-profit organization serving the Mohawk Valley and surrounding areas since 1956.

We provide shelter, food and loving care to all unwanted cats and dogs.

We promote the adoption of rescued, abandoned, abused or neglected animals into safe lifelong homes.

Some of the programs and services we provide include:

  • A safe haven for animals in transition.
  • Serve as advocates for animals.
  • Work to end animal overpopulation, cruelty, abuse and neglect.
  • Educate the public on compassion and responsibility towards animals.
  • Educate school aged children on the humane treatment of animals.
  • Lobby to support Animal Rights Legislation.


To find the right new home for stray, abandoned, neglected, abused and owner relinquished animals.

Prevent cruelty to all animals.

Relieve suffering among animals.

Rehabilitate and convalesce injured and abused animals.

Provide humane education in regards to dogs and cats.