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Our Mission

Pets Alive is a no-kill animal rescue, located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about 1 1/2 hours from New York City. Our mission is to build a humane community supporting the human-animal bond by being a resource through rescue, adoption, intervention, education, and outreach.
NY Registration No.: RR002

Adoption Policy

June 15, 2020

Keeping everyone safe and healthy is our number one priority!

Pets Alive is slowly reopening but with a lot of changes to keep our staff, volunteers, and visitors safe.

Adoptions are being done by appointment only. You can view all our animals on our website

Have questions about an animal you see on our website? Please email us at this will put you into direct contact with our adoptions team, who will be happy to answer all your questions.

See someone you would like to meet? Please fill out our online application and wait to hear from our adoption team, they will be in touch to set up either a virtual meet and greet or an in-person appointment. You can find our online applications at

Adopters are required to wear face coverings or masks. At this time we are asking adopters to limit it, two family members, when visiting to comply with social distancing.

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