Local Shelters & Animal Organizations

All Dogs transported by Animal Control are bought to the Saratoga County Animal Shelter located at: 
6010 County Farm Road
Ballston Spa NY 12020

Saratoga County Animal Shelter

The Shelter is open Monday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and is closed on Sundays and holidays. The Shelter also sponsors rabies vaccination clinics several times a year and posts pictures of animals for adoption.


  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Upstate NY
    Glens Falls, NY 12801
    Ph: (518) 798-3500

Additional Animal Organizations

Many of these sites have informative newsletters, as well as providing a wealth of information about domestic or wild animals:

Some Additional Sites of Interest &Information

  • Animal Land - An ASPCA site full of games for children and pet care information
  • AniMed - A site dedicated to information about medications for pets
  • Home Again - A site about micro-chipping your pet

If You Need Additional Information About:

  • Nuisance Wildlife (Advice or Referral)
    • NYS DEC Wildlife Office: (518) 623-1200
    • Cornell Cooperative Extension: (518) 885-8995
  • Injured / Orphaned Wildlife
    • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: (518) 402-8545
      • Ask for the Special Licenses Unit, and then ask for a local wildlife rehabilitator
  • Rabies, Distemper, Lyme Disease, and West Nile Virus
    • Saratoga County Public Health Department: (518) 584-7460