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Humane Society of Walden

2489 Albany Post Road
Walden, NY 12586

Our Mission

The Humane Society of Walden is a no-kill, non-profit safe haven dedicated to helping stray and abandoned cats and dogs. Our animal shelter serves the towns of Montgomery (including the villages of Maybrook and Montgomery Walden), Crawford, Shawangunk, and Mamakating, but will not turn away pets from across the country in need.

Adoption Policy

At the Humane Society of Walden, we care deeply about the placement of our cats and dogs into loving homes where they can thrive. Our multi-step pet adoption process focuses on helping families find the best match for their lifestyle and home.

If you wish to adopt one of our shelter friends, your first step is to fill out an adoption application. Be sure to alert your references, vet and landlord that you’ve applied so they will all be expecting our call. Once your application is approved, we will schedule a visit!

If you currently have a dog at home and are looking to adopt a canine friend, a staff supervised introduction will take place between your dog and the adoptable dog. A proper introduction is important when 2 or more dogs meet for the first time.

We request a donation of $275 for dogs, $450 for puppies, $125 for cats, and $150 for kittens. The adoption donation is put towards the cost of feeding, spaying or neutering, de-worming, testing, vet care and vaccinating your new pet. All pets are microchipped.

Things can get a little crazy here at times. Following this process works best for our staff to set aside time to match you up with the best fit. Our number one priority is keeping all pets in our care safe. So unfortunately we can’t allow snuggling of puppies or kitties that aren’t fully vaxxed yet, we would be besides ourselves if they got sick.

  • day hours
    Monday 12 PM - 4 PM
    Tuesday 12 PM - 4 PM
    Wednesday 12 AM - 4 PM
    Thursday 12 PM - 4 PM
    Friday 12 PM - 4 PM
    Saturday 12 PM - 4 PM
    Sunday 12 PM - 4 PM
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