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Adoption fees:

Cats (under one year) $70.00*

Cats (over one year)




*An additional $35.00 deposit fee is charged above the cost of adoption to ensure all animals are spayed or neutered. All animals are to be altered within 30 days (or by 6 months of age if animal is less than 6 months.

The $35.00 fee will be refunded once proof of spay/neuter has been provided or it can go towards the animal getting fixed in our low-cost spay / neuter clinic.

What is included in the cat and dog adoption fee?
*All CATS are tested for
Feline Leukemia/Feline AIDS
*All cats & dogs are up-to-date on their vaccines.
*All cats & dogs 13 weeks and older have had their Rabies Vaccine.
*All DOGS are microchipped.
*All cat & dog adoptions come with a coupon for a free vet visit to participating veterinarians.


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Adoption Application



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We only euthanize as a last resort which includes animals who are too sick or injured to survive or have behavioral problems beyond repair and are not adoptable.


Pet of the Month


My name is Tibby and I came to the shelter as a stray in July 2015. I am a 2 year old spayed female. I am a very timid girl in need of love. I am slowly coming out of my shell, but I still have a little ways to go. I greatly benefit from the staff and volunteers who help socialize me, but I would do so much better in a quiet home environment, where I can get all the love and attention I need. A little love and patience goes a long way!
































Why should you adopt from the Hornell Area Humane Society?

  • Taking care of animals for over 100 years in the Hornell community!
  • Shelter is inspected by New York State Agriculture and Markets Field Vet- Pepi Leids
  • Finances are handled by Mengel Metzger Barr MMB & Co.LLP
  • Governed by a Board of Directors
  • Works closely with all local veterinarians
  • Offers Emergency After-Hour Dog Control Services
  • Open to the public every day except for Mondays & Holidays


Tim Prior is our new groomer on staff!

Tim has over 15 years of grooming experience. He started out bathing dogs when he was just 15 years old. Once Tim turned 18 he went off to grooming school. Since Tim has graduated from Nash Academy of Animal Arts in Lexington, Kentucky he has done many things from grooming to running a school and much more. Tim is a great groomer who handles your dogs with care.

Give us a call at 607-324-1270 to make an appointment. Prices vary on size, breed, amount of work, etc. of dog.

Services and base prices listed below.

If you would like a more exact price please call Tuesday-Saturday between 8am and 1pm and ask for Tim.

*Now offering Priority Pet Schedule*

What is a Priority Pet Schedule? Well, it is when you bring your dog in for a bath or groom and you reschedule them for another bath or groom in 4-6 weeks. When you keep your dog on that 4-6 week schedule we will drop $5 off of our base prices for that bath or groom. So keep those pooches looking pretty and reschedule for another appointment in 4-6 weeks!!


Services offered

Baths (bath, blowdry, brush out)-Starting at $20

*prices may go up depending on the size of the dog and amount of time it takes to bathe them*

Full grooms (bath, blow dry, haircut, nails, and ears)-

Small dog groom $40-$45

Medium dog groom $50-$55

Large dog groom $60-$65

*prices may go up depending on overall condition of the dogs coat*

Nail trims- $5

Ear cleaning- $5

Gland expression- $5-$10

Tooth Brushing- $5


Hours of Grooming:

Tuesday - Saturday 8am-1pm

Frosty Fund

January is the 7th Anniversary of Frosty, a dog that came to us at the shelter with severe injuries. The Frosty Fund, set up in honor of Frosty, is a fund that we use to help care for the sick and injured animals of the shelter.

If you are interested in donating to the Frosty Fund, Just earmark your donation for the frosty fund. This can be done via paypal, by mail, over the phone or in person at the shelter.

Just a friendly reminder that we are closed Mondays to the public. We will still be offering dog control services.


Check out our new "Paw Prints" Newsletters! Click on the links below to view the latest editions!

1st edition

2nd edition

3rd edition

4th edition

5th edition

And a big thank you to Linda Donaldson for creating our beautiful newsletter!

Check out our new Adopted Cat & Dog Pages! We asked for photos of your cats and dogs that you adopted from our shelter, and we received over 100 submissions! To see all the photos, click on the
links below!

Adopted Cats

Adopted Dogs

Our new Jillian Andolina Memorial
Dog Yard is now open!

Dog Yard

For the complete list of the
Dog Yard rules

Please read through them before
using the Dog Yard.


Support from Animal Farm Foundation has allowed the Hornell Area Humane Society to construct the play yard to benefit shelter dogs. Play yards are the best way for shelter dogs to experience enrichment and socialize. Socialization for shelter dogs is essential for the dogs' physical and mental well-being and will result in sending more dogs home, faster.

The dog yard about one acre in size is in tribute to Jillian Andolina, a former volunteer and great supporter of our shelter dogs!



Here is our complete Wish List:

Hornell Area Humane Society
7649 Industrial Park Road
Hornell, NY 14843

Wish List  

Cat Litter (Clay litter)
Canned Kitten Food
Canned Cat Food
Kitten Formula
Advantage / Advantix / Frontline
Trash Bags (any size)
Dish Soap
Paper Towels
Cleaning Supplies
Toilet Paper
Cat / Dog Toys / Dog Kongs
Computer Paper
Laundry Detergent
Dryer Sheets
Dog Shampoo (regular)
Postage Stamps
Dog Collars
Dog Leashes
Green Scrubbies
Gift Cards for Gas
Walmart Gift Cards

Animal Count:
Cats: 86
Dogs: 9



What's Going On

Black Cat Event

Join us for our 14th Annual Black Cat Event, to benefit the Hornell Area Humane Society!

Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 6 p.m.

The Main Place, 251 Main St, Hornell

The Black Cat Event is our oppertunity to recognize people and businesses in the community whose efforts have been instrumental in helping our shelter animals. This is a fun-filled event with raffles, music, food and good company!

Tickets are $25 and are available at the shelter, 7649 Industrial Park Road. We have a limited supply and will sell out quickly!

For more information please call us at 607-324-1270


2017 Calendar

We are currently accepting photos to be placed in our 2017 calendar. We have a couple full page openings, a couple half page openings, and several 2 day square openings left.

If you are interested in having your pet's photo in our 2017 calendar please give the shelter a call at 607-324-1270.




Black Cat Event - October 15th


Volunteer Orientation

Interested in becoming a volunteer for our shelter? It's easy! All you have to do is stop on up to the shelter and fill out our volunteer application and release form. You may also download the application and have it filled out before you come in. Then we will have you watch a quick power point and give you a tour of our facility. The orientation is for anyone who would like to become a volunteer or interested in fostering. The orientation will allow you to become more familiar with the shelter and how we opperate and all the different things you can do as a volunteer.

To download the volunteer application/ release form CLICK HERE.

Used Clothing Drop-Off Shed

We now have a shed to the right of our building to collect donations of clothing, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed toys. These items will then be collected by St. Pauly Textile Inc. and we will receive money from the items taken. Your donations of these items are greatly appreciated because they will be sent to people who can use it them all over the world. You can even receive a tax deduction for your donation - receipts are on the shed. To help keep your donations clean and dry, please put them in plastic bags. Items that are NOT accepted are rags, fabric scraps, pillows, toys or household goods.


Electronic Recycling

Due to a limit on what is now accepted, we are unfortunately no longer taking any electronics.


ShoeBox Recycling

We are also taking your used wearable shoes / sneakers, boot, etc. (No roller-skates, slippers or ice skates) Drop off inside the shelter.
Once the boxes are full, we send them out to the ShoeBox company and we receive money for the animals.



We are now offering micro-chipping at our shelter for $30. If you would like to have your dog micro-chipped, just call us at 324-1270 to make an appointment.


Returnable Bottles / Cans

We will gladly take your returnable bottles and cans off your hands! Drop them off at the shelter on Industrial Park Road.


In Lieu of Donation - Having a hard time trying to figure out what to buy that one person for a
Birthday / Christmas / etc present? Make a donation to the shelter in their name and they will receive a letter from us notifying them of your donation. Please provide their name and address so we can
let them know of your donation!

We also accept memorial donations. If you would like to make a donation in loving memory of someone who has passed, you can do so by sending your donation, along with a note letting us know who your donation is in memory of, as well as the name and address of a family member that we can send an acknowledgement to, notifying them of your donation.

To locate your beloved pet that is buried in our
pet cemetary

For after hours Dog Control emergencies:

Call: 607-968-0012



The vision of the Hornell Area Humane Society is to be the premier independent and community-funded shelter providing compassionate care, education, and serving as a community resource encouraging responsible pet ownership. 


The mission of the Hornell Area Humane Society is to provide safe housing for animals without homes, reunite owners with lost pets, provide a comprehensive adoption program, and reduce pet overpopulation.


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Our Hours:

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
  • Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 6pm
  • Friday: 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday: 10am - 4:30pm

Open after-hours by previously scheduled appointment when necessary.



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Hornell Area Humane Society
7649 Industrial Park Road
Hornell, New York 14843
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