Shelter(607)776-3039 • Hrs 11am-4pm Closed Thurs & Sun

Welcome to the Finger Lakes SPCA

The Finger Lakes SPCA is our region's source for companion-animal supportive care services and humane education. Check out the animals in our care that make great family companions.


Click here to read our Summer 2014 Pet Gazette Newsletter and for exciting progress updates on the new building project!!



Please click here to view/print the Holiday Adoption Special



We Need Your Help! "We" feel so much better
and are hopeful of finding loving homes soon

"Oscar" is a gentle Shar Pei mix with a silly side. He was admitted with many ribs showing and significant hair loss. With TLC, deworming, groceries and medical care, "Oscar" is now a healthy weight and has a full, shiny coat. He also has recently undergone a surgery for Entropion, so his eyelids will no longer rub against his corneas and cause irritation to his eyes. He is happygo-lucky and healing well.

Sweet "Stella" was found by a good Samaritan hiding out amid a construction project in Corning. She was thin, cold and had trauma to her front left leg, which was painful and left her without the use of the leg. "Stella" has thrived at our FLSPCA with warm shelter, regular meals, TLC and greatly needed medical care. She recently underwent an amputation surgery to rid her of chronic pain, and she is recovering well. "Stella" has quickly acclimated to having just 3 limbs and is clearly happy to feel better.

Dear Friends,

"Stella" and "Oscar" are just two of our seventy orphan animals that need your continued support and care today.

Imagine being homeless, sick or injured and not being able to speak to obtain help. Thankfully, for our animal friends, there are wonderful people like you who see and empathize when animals are in need of a helping hand. SPCAs were formed to help protect animals and many (like our SPCA) are sustained primarily by private giving.

Additionally, caring individuals and groups working together are crucial ingredients to prevent animal suffering and to save lives No man or shelter is an island! Without the support and collaboration of our veterinary community, local shelters and rescue groups, numerous volunteers and concerned citizens, so many animals would continue to suffer in isolation.

From the person who helps to assure a stray or injured animal receives care and/or safe refuge, to the rescue group that works with another to share their networks and resources, to the veterinary practice that donates their services, to the shelter volunteer who supports in any way she/he can, to the shelter staff person who always goes above and beyond, to the person who adopts from a shelter, etc. -all are a part of a life-saving synergy. It takes a community working together to effectively tackle the difficult and demanding job of speaking and caring for those who cannot speak for themselves.

I'm writing today to ask you to consider giving a financial gift to help us to provide care for animals who desperately need our help - animals like "Stella" & "Oscar". Your gift will help provide shelter, nourishing food, medical care and will help support programs that prevent animal cruelty, over population and homelessness. Like most animal shelters, ours is always filled to capacity, and there are always more animals in need of services. We are able to provide critical care because of your significant kindness and financial support. Without your ongoing compassion and spirit of charity, animals like "Stella" & "Oscar" may continue to suffer in silence and have no hope. Your gift today WILL MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE for an animal friend. Remember, every little bit helps.


Vicki S. Mosgrove

Executive Director

Please click here if you wish to mail in a donation.


Click here to read our Spring 2014 Pet Gazette Newsletter for updates regarding our new shelter, calendar of events, volunteer and business spotlights, Happy Tails, and more!!


We are now scheduling for 2014 classes. Click here for further information.

News and Updates

New updated Equine adoption list

go to the equine page

2014 Project Catnip coming April through October

By appointment only. Get more details "Project Catnip"

2014 Training Classes start in the spring!

Go to our "Dog Training" page and check it out "Dog Training"

It is always the time to give! Please help us out with our "Wish List"

Any help with the items on this list would be greatly appreciated. go to...

Why Should You Adopt From an Animal Shelter?

"Animal shelters are your best source when looking for a pet. Not only do they have a great selection of adult animals for adoption, but they also have kittens and puppies, even purebred animals. In fact, on average, purebreds account for about 25% to 30% of a shelter's dog population... [more]"
- The Humane Society of the United States