Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter

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Our Featured Pet...


BRUTUS is an 8 year old neutered male Staffordshire Terrier, 63 lbs. He csme to the shelter in July 2015. He knows "sit, shake, lie down". He's great on leash and he's housebroken. Brutus has a cuddly temperament and that famous "Pittie" smile! He should be the only pet. Fine with older kids. He likes walks, hikes and car rides. And he loves to play ball or go for a swim. He has lots of love to give!


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We have a Shelter Shop right next to the shelter. It's a gift/thrift shop, with something for everyone: toys, jewelry, glassware, books, etc. The shop is open during regular shelter hours, Tues. - Sat. 12 to 5, Wed. 12 to 7. All of the proceeds go to our Emergency Medical Fund for the animals. Please help us help them, and find a bargain for yourself at the same time!

Adopting a friend

All of our animals are given a rabies vaccine upon entering the shelter. The animals then are wormed, treated for parasites, and receive vaccines and treatment as necessary. If an animal exhibits anti-social behavior from a past abuse, it is worked with by staff and volunteers until it becomes adoptable. Volunteers are very important and help not only at the shelter, but with our many fund raising activities, our newsletter, memberships, etc. We must keep cages open for our contract holders, but when space is available, we take in unwanted pets from private individuals. If we are full, we will help individuals find other sources or put them on a waiting list. This is now our policy rather than euthanizing because of overpopulation.

Dogs - $100
Cats - $50
Puppies - $70 plus $35 Mandatory Spay/Neuter Deposit
Kittens - $15 plus $35 Mandatory Spay/Neuter Deposit

Come Visit Us!

Map to our shelter

The Shelter is located in Sprakers, New York between Fonda-Fultonville and Canajoharie at 133 Hilltop Road, just off Route 162. We're open Tuesday through Saturday from 12 to 5. Wednesday we stay open until 7 pm. Sunday and Monday by appointment only.

Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter
133 Hilltop Road
Sprakers, NY 12166
Phone: 518-673-5670

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