The shelter is located on Route 9G also known as Violet Avenue. From Route 9 (either the North or South), turn on to St. Andrews Road (also known as County Route 40A). Follow the road to end at the intersection of 9G. Turn right and make an immediate left into the shelter. The Adoption & Education Center is on the right. Turn left and travel to the end of the parking lot for the Medical Clinic and Intake Center. From the North, follow 9G south, we are ½ mile past Eleanor Roosevelt’s Valkill Estate on the left. From the South, follow 9G north, we are ½ mile from St. Peter’s Church on the right.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Sunday: 12pm – 5pm


Meet Spot! This adorable Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix is currently looking for his forever home. He came to the shelter as a healthy stray from the town of Poughkeepsie. While he’s a little nervous when meeting new friends, just spend a few minutes with him and you will soon be BFFs. If you’re looking for a furry companion for autumn walks and getting cozy as the weather cools, Spot is your guy! Apply to adopt Spot at our website: