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Volunteers For Animals / Genesee County Animal Shelter

Genesee County Animal Shelter
3841 West Main Street Road
Batavia, NY 14020

Our Mission

Volunteers For Animals mission is to provide care, comfort and protection to companion animals in need in Genesee County, NY by engaging the hands, hearts and minds of our community. VFA seeks to promote compassion and kindness as well as a clear opportunity for adoption.

Adoption Policy

There is a $60 NON-REFUNDABLE FEE for all animals which needs to be cash or a check - NO CREDIT CARDS. If the animal is not spayed or neutered there is a $35 REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT upon proof of surgery. An adoption application must be filled out at the Shelter by the person wishing to adopt the animal. Once the application has been reviewed and approved the potential adopter may visit and meet any of the animals.

If you live in Genesee County, all dogs must be licensed BEFORE leaving the Shelter. Please note that public offices that license dogs are not open on the weekends. All dogs must leave the Shelter on a leash. Please bring a leash. All cats must leave the Shelter in a cat carrier. Please bring a cat carrier

  • day hours
    Monday 1 pm - 3 pm
    Tuesday 1 pm - 3 pm
    Wednesday 1 pm - 3 pm and 7 pm - 9 pm
    Thursday closed
    Friday 1 pm - 3 pm
    Saturday 11 am - 1 pm
    Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm

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