Community Resources

For Rochester Area Pets

Community Resources for Rochester Area Pets

Learn more about the different community pet resources in Rochester, New York.

Rochester Community Animal Clinic

Rochester Community Animal Clinic provides essential veterinary services including wellness and outpatient care to pet owners of all backgrounds, regardless of income. High-quality spay and neuter procedures are specially available to eligible low-income pet owners.

Please note that Rochester Community Animal Clinic is not a full-service veterinary hospital. Owners in need of emergency or critical care services for pets should seek the assistance of your regular veterinarian or local veterinary emergency center.

Rochester Community Animal Clinic is located at 985 Bay Street, Rochester, NY 14609. For general questions and information on income-eligible services, please call (585) 288-0600 or visit RCAC online.

Rochester Hope for Pets

Established in 2008, Rochester Hope for Pets is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization funded by the generosity of private donors.

Their mission is to improve the quality of life for pets living in the greater Rochester, NY area. They do this by:

  • Offering financial assistance toward veterinary care costs to pet owners during times of need.
  • Assisting veterinary healthcare teams with continuing education and technology, while allowing them to use the most up-to-date veterinary medicine techniques, including the most current reference literature for veterinary health professionals who practice in Monroe and surrounding counties.
  • Enhancing the care and treatment of pets at facilities in our region.
  • Partnering with other animal-related non-profit organizations.

We encourage you to learn more about this organization. Become a volunteer to help enhance pet care and owner support, or provide community education opportunities by teaching others about caring for pets in the greater Rochester area.