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Annual Books & Blooms Fundraiser

Annual Books & Blooms Fundraiser
Friday, May 12, 2017
BOOKS AND BLOOMS IS COMING!
Books & Blooms is returning to the Herkimer County Humane Society. This event will be held on Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the shelter located at 514 State Route 5s, Mohawk.
All proceeds from thi ... more >>

Bake Sale

Bake Sale
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Join us at the Ilion Elks Club on Wednesday May 31st from 5pm - 8pm. Stop by to enjoy some yummy baked goods while supporting an amazing cause! ... more >>

Open House

Open House
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Join us Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Shelter from 12pm - 3 PM for a great event!
We'll have a 50/50 Raffle, Basket Raffles, Refreshments, a Kissing Booth and Discounted Adoption Fees! Stop by, get to know us, and maybe meet your new best friend! ... more >>

Annual Flea Market

Annual Flea Market
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Start your spring cleaning!
Rent a table and sell your items. April 15, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mohawk American Legion Spaces available - tables provided.
$20/table or two tables/$30 Basket Raffles
50/50 Raffle
Bake Sale ... more >>

Adoption Clinic

Adoption Clinic
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Please join us on Saturday, March 4,2017 from 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Tractor Supply in Herkimer for our Adoption Clinic.
Animals currently available for adoption will be at the event, and many more are currently available at the shelter. ... more >>

21st Annual Mutt Strut

21st Annual Mutt Strut
Sunday, June 04, 2017
Get ready to "hop" back in time and join us at our 21st Annual Mutt Strut. Details coming soon!! ... more >>

MT. MARKHAM 2nd GRADE CONTINUES CHRISTMAS TRADITION

MT. MARKHAM 2nd GRADE CONTINUES CHRISTMAS TRADITION
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Once again, the second grade classes at Mt. Markham Elementary school conducted their annual Christmas donation for the animals at the Herkimer County Humane Society. This event has been ongoing for 10+ years and the school always delivers in a huge way. The kick-off ... more >>

MT. MARKHAM 3rd GRADE CHRISTMAS DONATION

MT. MARKHAM 3rd GRADE CHRISTMAS DONATION
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Mt. Markham Elementary school third grade classes of Mr. Bard and Miss Ladd and their classes collected many donations for the animals at The Herkimer County Humane Society. On Wednesday, December 21st, Jodi, Myrna, and fellow volunteer and Myrna Mom, Joy Korce went ... more >>

Staffworks Save A Life Campaign

Staffworks Save A Life Campaign
Thursday, December 01, 2016
The holiday season is almost upon us! We are humbled and grateful to announce that Staffworks has once again generously pledged to match any donation made to our shelter thru the Staffworks Fund, received between December 1st - 31st, 2016. As many of our supporters are a ... more >>

Paws with Claus

Paws with Claus
Sunday, December 04, 2016
Come one and all and get your pet's picture taken with Santa! Don't have a pet to bring? Bring your kids and support the shelter!

(2) 5x7s & Digital Download for $10!

There will be raffles, vendors and donations are welcome! ... more >>

Herkimer County Humane Society Receives $8,450 Melvin L. Kowalsky Grant

Herkimer County Humane Society Receives $8,450 Melvin L. Kowalsky Grant
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
At the end of May, 2015, the Herkimer County Humane Society received a very generous $8,450 grant from the Melvin L. Kowalsky Designated Fund through the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties. This grant came at a time when the HCHS shelter lost its boiler an ... more >>

Community Foundation and the Staffworks Charitable Fund Come to the Rescue

Community Foundation and the Staffworks Charitable Fund Come to the Rescue
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
In April, the Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties awarded the Herkimer County Humane Society a much needed grant of $8,000 to replace 32 kennel gates that had deteriorated since their original installation. Due to the continuous cleansing of these kennels with ... more >>

Thank You Est. of Melvin Kowalsky and The Community Foundation

Thank You Est. of Melvin Kowalsky and The Community Foundation
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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Q&A About the Herkimer County Humane Society

Q&A About the Herkimer County Humane Society
Monday, November 02, 2015
The Herkimer County Humane staff, board members and volunteers are asked many questions regarding the shelter, how it is run and also on occasion have to disprove many myths. We thought it would be beneficial to the public that we serve to answer some questions that are he ... more >>