The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society has
opened a new facility, located at 4255 Route 50, in
the town of Wilton.
The expansion will serve Saratoga, Washington,
Warren and other counties with low-cost spay/neuter
and microchipping programs, and cat adoption
“We were approached about an opportunity
to expand the area we serve and open a facility
in Saratoga Springs last spring,” said Brad Shear,
executive director of the Mohawk Hudson Humane
Society. “Through the due diligence of our staff and
board of directors, it was obvious that this was an
important next step for our organization. This site,
the former H.O.P.E. facility, will provide important
services to Saratoga, Washington, Warren and
The facility is managed by Jeanette Sparks and is
under the medical direction of Julie Whipple, DVM.
A grand opening was held in September.
Founded in 1887, the Mohawk Hudson Humane
Society is an animal protection agency and serves
as the SPCA for Albany and Rensselaer counties, investigating
and prosecuting cases of animal cruelty.
The society receives no local, state or federal government
funding, nor does it receive funding from
any national groups such as ASPCA or Humane
Society of the United States.
The Society’s main facility, located at 3 Oakland
Ave. in Menands, is open for adoptions seven days
a week. In addition, cats and dogs are available for
adoption at the Society’s Everyday Adoption Center
the PetSmart store in Latham.
For more information, call 434-8128 or visit
www.mohawkhumane.org. The number for the
Saratoga facility is 886-9645.