The following animals have been found by private individuals or other agencies and are not being held by MHHS. MHHS cannot guarantee the accuracy or content of the information provided in each posting. Please contact the individual posting the report directly to reclaim your pet.
The Society houses stray animals from Albany and Rensselaer counties. Lost pets are held for owners to claim at MHHS for five days if brought in without identification and seven days with identification. After the applicable redemption period has passed, the owner forfeits ownership of the animal and the animal may be adopted to a new home.
If your pet is at the shelter, you will need the following to redeem your pet:
Dog owners may also be required to obtain a release from the clerk in the city or town where the dog was found before the dog can be released.
*If you do not have proof that your pet has a current rabies vaccination, one can be administered by the Society's veterinarian for an additional fee. A current rabies vaccination will be required to obtain a dog license.