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Wanderers' Rest Humane Association

7138 Sutherland Drive
P.O. Box 535
Canastota, NY 13032

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Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association is an open-admission shelter in Canastota, New York, that serves more than 1,000 cats and dogs each year. Wanderers’ Rest accepts unwanted or stray dogs and cats from Madison County, but is open to all Central New Yorkers who wish to adopt a dog or cat. Through its public education programs, the shelter promotes responsible pet ownership and humane treatment of animals everywhere. Wanderers’ Rest is a non-profit, 501c3 organization that welcomes contributions and volunteers.

Adoption Policy

The primary goal of all of us at Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association is to ensure that every animal in our charge is adopted into a lifelong, compatible, loving, safe, and healthy home. In addition, we make every effort to guarantee that those animals that leave will not produce offspring, thereby perpetuating the cycle of unwanted pets.

Please give our staff two business days to process your application. At times staff will need additional time to contact your landlord or veterinary hospital for reference. To ensure a smooth application process please make sure both your landlord and veterinary hospital are aware that one of our representatives will be contacting them.

All animals adopted from Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association are current on vaccinations, deworming, flea treatment, have been spayed/neutered, have been microchipped, will be sent with a free veterinary visit, and an adoption kit. All adopters are offered the gift of 30

  • day hours
    Monday By Appointment Only
    Tuesday By Appointment Only
    Wednesday By Appointment Only
    Thursday By Appointment Only
    Friday By Appointment Only
    Saturday By Appointment Only
    Sunday By Appointment Only
    By appointment only

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