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Our Featured BATH, NY Partner:

Finger Lakes SPCA,Inc.

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

7315 State Route 54 - shelter
72 Cameron Street - executive offices
BATH, NY 14810
(607) 776-3039

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

THE FINGER LAKES SPCA, Inc. was originally founded in 1949 as the Bath Animal Shelter. A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization serving Steuben County, New York. Supported by private donations and the local community.

About Our Shelter:

Our Mission:

*Promote the humane treatment and care of all animals within our area.
*Enforce the New York State animal cruelty laws.
*Provide education for public awareness of the humane treatment and care of all animals and the specific responsibilities of companion animal guardianship.
*Provide a facility to house stray and unwanted animals in a manner which shall sustain their health and welfare.
*Aggressively work to reunite lost animals with their guardians.
*Encourage the adoption of stray and unwanted animals.

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Come Meet our Pets:

7315 State Route 54, Bath NY 14810

Open Daily 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed each Thursday & Sunday
adoptions generally end at 3:30 pm




Cruelty Investigation: 607-776-4682

Fax: (607)-776-4685

Our Adoption Process:

How to adopt:

The adoption process is not difficult; it is aimed at assuring that you and your cat or dog are good matches and will have a long and happy future together.
A questionnaire gathers information about you, your family, and any other pets you may have. Then, in a brief adoption review, one of our adoption counselors will discuss your compatibility with the cat or dog you have selected.
Our standard adoption fees are as follows and help cover a portion of the cost of the services included in our adoption packages:


$70.00 Cat/Kitten
$140.00 Dog
$175.00 Puppy

*If an animal cannot be spayed/neutered prior to leaving the Shelter (e.g. they are too young), we are required to charge a $35 Spay/Neuter deposit in addition to the adoption fee. Once verification of sterilization is provided, these monies are refunded.

The adoption fee for all cats includes:
A complete physical exam at a participating veterinarian
Rabies vaccination
Feline distemper, rhinotracheitis, calici virus, and pneumonitis vaccinations
Testing for feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus, and feline heartworm
Two doses of dewormer for round and hookworms
One dose of flea preventive and microchipping (when available)
30 day free pet health insurance

Adopters are entitled to a free grooming for their newly adopted shelter companion within 30 days of adoption at a participating pet salon.

Dogs receive:
A complete physical examination at a participating veterinary hospital or veterinary clinic
Rabies vaccination
Canine distemper virus, parvovirus, adenovirus, parainfluenza virus and leptospirosis vaccinations
Two doses of dewormer for roundworms and hookworms
One dose of flea preventive
Microchipping (when available)
30 days of free pet health insurance

Silver Paws Program (Seniors for Seniors)
If you are a Senior Citizen (55 years and over) adoption fees may be completely waived for select shelter animals.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.