At the Humane Society of Rome We Believe…

that in order to be a better friend to animals, we must have respect and compassion toward all living beings. Our humane education programs infuse the values kindness, respect, and responsibility into the experience, and provide you with tools needed to put those values into action.

From groups to individuals, from preschoolers to seniors, we offer dynamic programs just for you.



We offer guided tours for all ages. Our guides will escort you around the campus while sharing information about our history, the animals we care for, and our community programs and services. – for more information or to schedule a tour please call 315-336-7070.



Can’t come to us? The Humane Society of Rome may be able to provide a representative with information on our adoptable animals, programs, and services, we can even bring along one of our furry friends.  – If you or your group is interested in having us visit your classroom or organization, please call 315-336-7070.



The Humane Society of Rome also has educational materials for your class or group at no cost.  – If you or your group is interested in material for your organization or group, please call 315-336-7070.



This is a great way for you to do something that is fun and helps a good cause. Interested parties must be 16 or older. This is an opportunity to get hands on experience and learn how an animal shelter operates. It can also be a way for you to earn credits towards a community, school or scouting project. Groups as well as individual students are welcome. Interns will have the chance to spend up to 20 hours per week helping care for the animals at the shelter. All interns who request it will receive a letter documenting their involvement. Interested parties should call the Rome Shelter at 315-336-7070 for more information.



Humane Society’s Animal Advocates are a network of people who care, a group committed to making a difference in the lives of animals in our communities.  Advocates play a critical role in HSR efforts, including contacting elected representatives to support legislation that will keep animals safe.  Lend your voice to the effort by joining Animal Advocates today. We’ll send you regular HSR Action Alerts so you’ll always have the latest news and information about issues that impact companion animals in the state of NY. We’ll also let you know how you can advocate on behalf of the animals that need our help.  If you are interested please contact our shelter manager at 315-336-7070.