Animals for Adoption in Accord Dedicates Newly-Upgraded Building With Open House Ceremony 

Saturday, May 13, 2:00-4:00 pm 


A place where our friends and neighbors, dog lovers and their 4 legged pals from all over Ulster County  will be able to participate in classes, evening seminars, dog sports and even a food pantry.


Thanks to generous grants from the Platt Family in memory of Andy Stallman  (for renovating the building) and ASPCA (for program support)  we’ll soon be offering a whole new level of activity at our ever evolving shelter.


Ribbon-cutting, food  (provided by Spy Social Eatery & Bar, High Falls), prize ra e, entertainment (courtesy of Kurt Henry & Cheryl Lambert) and adoption opportunities. Donations welcome.  Animals for Adoption (AFA), the Accord-based not-for-profit that has rescued and placed hundreds of dogs, will be dedicating a recently refurbished community building on their compound, so they may train more therapy dogs and animal companions seeking adoption, as well as provide a space  for local events. 


Animals and their companions welcome.  

A Model Shelter

A widely praised model shelter, we have recently under gone some exciting changes, and are rewriting the rules of sheltering. Yes, we take dogs in and adopt them out. We also go beyond that to give as many dogs as possible functional roles that benefit the dogs, their owners and the community. We have been actively developing partnerships and unique programs that are examples of our new theme,

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Dogs and People Working Together




About the Shelter

The Animals for Adoption shelter provides an innovative, low stress environment for sheltered animals. Dogs are kept in their own rooms complete with furniture, toys, and bedding. They listen to music and are handled and played with every day. Animals for Adoption’s involvement goes on even after an animal is adopted, providing lifelong behavioral help and free training. 


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Animals for Adoption is a member of Independent Charities of America (ICA), and many employers will match charitable donations. To donate and have your donation matched click the following link: https://www.independentcharities.org/donate/?c=322