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Tri-Lakes Humane Society

255 George LaPan Memorial Hwy, P.O. Box 1111, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Contact Lena Bombard
Phone (518) 891-0017
cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, rabbits, reptiles & small animals at Tri-Lakes Humane Society

Areas Tri-Lakes Humane Society serves

Dog Control and Shelter Services:
Village of Saranac Lake
Town of Harrietstown
Town of St. Armand
Town of Franklin
Town of Brighton
Town of Santa Clara

Secondary Shelter Services For:
Town of Tupper Lake
Town of North Elba
Village of Lake Placid
Town of Long Lake
Town of Saranac (Clinton County Town)

Tri-Lakes Humane Society's adoption process


Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

We are open Tuesdays-Fridays from 1pm-5pm and Saturdays 11am-4pm.Closed Sundays and Mondays (animal visits can be scheduled by appointment)


Submit Application

Adoption Applications must be submitted and approved prior to adoption of any animal.



Once we have your application a staff member will conduct a short interview to find out more about you, your family and your pets at home.


Approve Application

Applications will be reviewed and applicants will be contacted for an interview within 24-48 hours


Sign Adoption Contract

Upon approval, you will be required to read and sign our final adoption contract to complete the adoption process.


Pay Fee

$100 adoption fee for dogs/puppies
$80 cats/kittens
$20-$40 for guinea pigs, rabbits, other small animals


Take the Pet Home

A happy ending for our furry friends!

Additional adoption info

Adoption Applications must be submitted and approved prior to adoption of any animal. You can view our Adoption Policies and application form on our website:

Our Adoption Fee for dogs/puppies and cats/kittens is $80. This fee helps cover some of the spay/neuter cost, vaccinations, flea treatment, and other medical care. Each animal is microchipped and the registration fee is included in the adoption fee.

We also have a Seniors for Seniors and a Pets for Vets free adoption program. If a person over 60 years of age opts to adopt a pet over the age of 8, all adoption fees are waived and Free adoptions for all military veterans!

The Tri-Lakes Humane Society, Inc. is registered with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to operate as a registered pet rescue/shelter organization pursuant to Article 26-A, Section 408 NYSDAM law.
Tri-Lakes Humane Society, Inc.
Shelter/RescueRegistration #RR036

Adoption application

About Tri-Lakes Humane Society

"We speak for those who cannot" has been our shelter's motto since 1973. Since 1942 our members and staff have rescued homeless and unwanted pets, and placed them into new and loving homes.

We are very involved in our local community, and we have a Humane Education program and we travel to local schools to educate children on proper animal care, the importance of spaying and neutering, and how to be kind to animals.
Our Spay/Neuter Assistance Program provides financial aid to low income pet owners who need help affording the cost of the surgery at local Veterinary Hospitals and Clinics.
We also have a Trap-Neuter-Return program to help local community feral cats.

The Tri-Lakes Humane Society employs an Animal/Dog Control Officer, and contracts with local towns and villages. Our Dog Control Officer is in charge of enforcing the local Dog Control ordinances. From time to time, we also become involved in animal cruelty cases and assist local law enforcement with their investigations.

Looking for ways to help us? Visit our main website to find out more about donations, volunteering and more.
We are also on social media!
Pinterest: TLHSNY
Twitter: @TLHSNY
Instagram: trilakeshumanesociety

Tri-Lakes Humane Society's adopted pets

Make a donation to Tri-Lakes Humane Society to help homeless pets find homes