Why Join the Federation?

You’re part of a statewide organization that speaks out on behalf of animal shelters.

We monitor legislation and work to pass or defeat bills based on their impact on the state’s network of animal shelters.

Other benefits include:

  • Staying up to date on shelter issues from NYS Ag and Markets
  • Assistance and technical support for local animal shelter advocacy issues
  • Technical Assistance on the Companion Animal Capital Fund grants process
  • Discounted fees on Federation events
  • Professional development events
  • Technical assistance on board development and other not for profit issues from executive director
  • Shelter Improvement Consulting Services
  • Ability for shelters to share information and resources

Federation Partnerships 
The Federation’s partnership with PetHealth also provides our members with discounts on microchips and universal readers. Our partnership with the Association of Animal Welfare Enhancement provides our members with discounted membership. And, our partnership with Cool Insuring provides our members with access to quality shelter insurance products. Click here to download information.

Become an Affiliate of the NYS Animal Protection Federation today.

Affiliation with the Federation is by application and is open to organizations that are interested in or concerned about the welfare of animals. See the list of shelters below who are already members. Join us!

4PetSake Food Pantry  Herkimer County
Adirondack Animal Coalition Franklin County
A New Chance Rescue Westchester County
Animal Alliance of Greater Syracuse Onondaga County
Animal Care Centers of New York City New York City
AnimalKind Columbia County
Animal Haven New York City
Animal Protective Foundation Schenectady County
Animal Rescue & Welfare Services Clinton County
Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons Suffolk County
Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley Schoharie County
ASPCA Statewide
Better Together Pet Resource Center Erie County
Best Friends Animal Society Statewide
Bideawee New York City and Long Island
Broome County Humane Society Broome County
Cat Protection Council of Westchester Westchester County
Central New York SPCA Onondaga County
Chautauqua County Humane Society Chautauqua County
Chemung County SPCA Chemung County
Chenango SPCA Chenango County
City of Schenectady Animal/Dog Control Shelter Schenectady County
Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA Columbia and Greene Counties
Cortland Community SPCA Cortland County
Cove Animal Rescue Nassau County
CPV Rescue & Sanctuary Oneida County
Cuse Pit Crew Onondaga County
Delaware Valley Humane Society Delaware County
Dolgeville Forward C.A.T. Project Herkimer and Fulton Counties
Dutchess County SPCA Dutchess County
Elmira Animal Shelter Chemung County
Elmore SPCA Clinton County
Empire Animal Rescue Society Cattaraugus County
Feral Cat Focus Erie County
Finger Lakes SPCA Steuben County
Fingers Lakes SPCA of CNY Cayuga County
Flatbush Cats Kings County/Brooklyn
Fulton County Regional SPCA Fulton County
Godspeed Horse Hostel Dutchess County
Greene County Animal Alliance Greene County
Happy Life Animal Rescue Dutchess County
Happy Tails Animal Shelter Delaware County
Heart of the Catskills Humane Society Delaware County
Helping Animals Live Organization Herkimer County
Helping Promote Animal Welfare Nassau County
Herkimer County Humane Society Herkimer County
Hornell Area Humane Society Steuben County
House of Paws Rescue Oneida County
Hudson Valley Animal Rescue and Sanctuary Dutchess County
Hudson Valley Humane Society Rockland County
Hudson Valley SPCA Orange County
HumaneCNY Onondaga County
Humane Society of Rome Oneida County
Humane Society of Schuyler County Schuyler County
Humane Society of Wayne County Wayne County
Humane Society of Westchester Westchester County
Humane Society of Yates County Yates County
Hyer Ground Rescue Greene County
Jefferson County Dog Shelter Jefferson County
Jefferson County SPCA Jefferson County
Kent Animal Shelter Suffolk County
Lake Shore Humane Society Chautauqua County
Lancaster Dog Control Town of Lancaster, Erie County
Lewis County Humane Society Lewis County
Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester Monroe County
Make a Difference Rescue of WNY Orleans County
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society Albany, Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties
Montgomery County SPCA Montgomery County
Nassau County SPCA Nassau County
Niagara County SPCA Niagara County
North Country SPCA Essex County
North Fork Animal Welfare League Suffolk County
Northeast Avian Rescue Rensselaer County
Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Chautauqua County
Orange Street Cats Albany County
Oswego County Humane Society Oswego County
Oswego County SPCA Oswego County
Pets Alive Orange County
Pet Pride of New York Monroe
Puppy Kitty NY City Queens County
Purrs and Whiskers Oneida County
Remedios Cat Rescue Columbia County
RG Cares Rockland County
Roanchar Ranch Draft Horse Rescue Wyoming County
Rochester Animal Services Rochester, Monroe County
Saratoga County Animal Shelter Saratoga County
Saugerties Animal Welfare Fund Ulster County
Schenectady County SPCA Schenectady County
Second Chance Canine Adoption Center Onondaga County
Shelter Outreach Services Tompkins County
Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation Suffolk County
SPCA in Cattaraugus County Cattaraugus County
SPCA of Putnam County Putnam County
SPCA of Tompkins County Tompkins County
SPCA of Westchester County Westchester County
SPCA Serving Allegany County Allegany County
SPCA Serving Erie County Erie County
Staffworks Fund
Oneida County
Stevens-Swan Humane Society Oneida County
Suffolk County SPCA Suffolk County
Super Heroes in Ripped Jeans Otsego County
Susquehanna SPCA Otsego County
Tabby Town Erie County
Ten Lives Club Erie County
Town of Babylon Animal Shelter Babylon, Suffolk County
Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter Brookhaven, Suffolk County
Town of Hamlin Dog Shelter Hamlin, Monroe County
Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter Hempstead, Nassau County
Town of Saugerties Animal Shelter  Ulster County
Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter and Adoption Center Smithtown, Suffolk County
Tri-Lakes Humane Society Franklin and Essex Counties
Ulster County Canines Ulster County
Ulster County SPCA Ulster County
Volunteer Advocate Lawyers for Animal Cruelty Cases Suffolk County
Voters for Animal Rights New York City
Wanderer’s Rest Humane Association Madison County
Whiskers Animal Benevolent League Albany County
White Whiskers Senior Dog Sanctuary Erie County
Wyoming County SPCA Wyoming County
Yonkers Humane Society Westchester County

Active Affiliates
are New York-based humane societies, SPCAs, municipal and not-for-profit animal shelters as well as national animal organizations.

Advisory Affiliates are groups, not detailed above, that have a vested interest in and active participation in the care of companion animals suffering from or at risk of homelessness.

Our Affiliate Dues Structure is based on organizational budgets:

Budget of $100,000 or less $100.00
Budget of $100,0001 to $250,000 $275.00
Budget of $250,001 to $500,000 $350.00
Budget of $500,001 to $1 million $600.00
Budget of $1 million to $5 million $900.00
Budget of $5 million to $10 million $1000.00
Budget of over $10 million $1,250.00


After completing the NYSAPF Membership Application, please send it to: NYSAPF, PO Box 1115, Albany, NY 12201 or email it to libbypost@nysapf.org. Once your organization is approved for membership you will receive a dues invoice which can by paid by check or online. If you prefer to pay your dues online, please contact our executive director, Libby Post, and she will provide you with the link.