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Bring them up to us. The money from those bottles and cans will help feed and maintain our dogs and cats.



We are currently accepting applications for part time employment. This position will include a variety of tasks including cleaning kennels and cages, washing dishes, doing laundry, socializing and preparing animals for adoption and dealing with the public on a daily basis. Successful applicants will be flexible, punctual, able to understand verbal and written instructions, and be self starters. Applicants must have a flexible schedule, as hours will vary on a weekly basis. Weekends are a must, as are a clean driver's license and reliable vehicle. All applicants should be 18 years old or older. We are a quality of life shelter. Applicants should have a genuine desire to enhance the life of our residents during their stay at the shelter. Applications can be picked up at the shelter during normal business hours.



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 The On Line Auction runs from November 17 until November 30 at 8PM.

On November 17th we will be starting our fifth annual "Thanks For Giving Online Auction". The event will start at 6pm on the 17th and end on November 30th at 8pm This event is one of our two major fundraisers that we hold every year. If you have an item that you would like To donate please either contact us here on Facebook or you can call the shelter and ask for Christie 518-725-0115.

Auction Rules:

1. All bid increments must be in dollar increments.

2. Any auctions with an alcohol beverage or product you must be 21 or older. All winners of these auctions will be required to show ID when picking up the items.

3. Each bid you place must have the dollar amount of bid and also your email address. Any bids without this will be deleted no exceptions.

4. All winners will be contacted as soon as possible. You will have one week from day of contact to make payment either in person or via PayPal.

5. All items will need to be picked up at the shelter or pay shipping costs plus the auction.

6. The items that will be up for bid will be in a photo album labeled "5th Annual Thanks For Giving Online Auction. You must place bid as a comment under item you are bidding on.


This is the perfect opportunity to get some of your Christmas shopping done.

If you would like to donate an item for our auction please message us, call us at

518-725-0115(ask for Christie) or simply stop by the shelter.

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Remember your past and present pets by being part of the annual Christmas Tree Ceremony. December 8th through January 1st our memorial tree will be lit. For a $5 donation, a light will be placed on our Christmas tree in honor of your pet(s). Names of donors and pets will be written on a special ornament and displayed at the shelter.

The $5 donation per pet may be mailed in or brought to the shelter.

Brennan Humane Society 437

Nine Mile Tree Road

Gloversville NY 12078

We will take donations anytime!


Seresto Flea Collar users

Many of you know that we sell Seresto collars for dogs and cats at the shelter. As of this week our good friends at TLC Grooming in Perth will be selling the collars for us as well. These collars are $52 and come with a $15 mail in rebate. That means for a final cost of $37 you get 8 months of flea and tick prevention. Stop by either location and get your collar.

2017 Rabies Clinics

Fulton County Law requires Dogs/Cats to be vaccinated at 3 months of age



Clinics have concluded for this year.

$5.00 Donation per dog/cat/ferret CASH ONLY

Cats/Ferrets MUST be in a carrier or box. Dogs LEASHED

Vaccinations are good for one year UNLESS prior rabies Certificate is presented at registration.


2714 ST. HWY 29

Johnstown, NY 12095

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Human Foods Pets Should Never Eat

This list from the ASPCA Poison Control Center isn't exhaustive, but it's a great place to start. Share it with adopters and post it on your social media channels to help keep your community's pets safer!

Chocolate, Coffee, Caffeine - These products all contain methylxanthines, which are found in cacao seeds. When ingested by pets, methylxanthines can cause vomiting and diarrhea, panting, excessive thirst and urination, hyperactivity, abnormal heart rhythm, tremors, seizures and even death.

Alcohol - Alcoholic beverages and food products containing alcohol can cause vomiting, diarrhea, decreased coordination, central nervous system depression, difficulty breathing, tremors, abnormal blood acidity, coma and even death.

Avocado - The leaves, fruit, seeds and bark of avocados contain persin, which can cause vomiting and diarrhea in dogs. Birds and rodents are especially sensitive to avocado poisoning, and can develop congestion, difficulty breathing and fluid accumulation around the heart. Some ingestions may even be fatal.

Macadamia Nuts - Macadamia nuts have caused weakness, depression, vomiting, tremors and hyperthermia in dogs. Signs usually appear within 12 hours of ingestion and last approximately 12 to 48 hours.

Grapes & Raisins - Although the toxic substance within grapes and raisins is unknown, these fruits can cause kidney failure. In pets who already have certain health problems, signs may be more dramatic.

Salt - Large amounts of salt can produce excessive thirst and urination, or even sodium ion poisoning in pets. Too much salt can cause vomiting, diarrhea, depression, tremors, elevated body temperature, seizures and even death.  

 Yeast Dough - Yeast dough can rise and cause gas in an animal's digestive system. This can be painful and can cause the stomach or intestines to rupture. Because the risk diminishes after the dough is cooked and the yeast has fully risen, pets can have small bits of bread as treats. However, these treats should not constitute more than 5 percent to 10 percent of daily caloric intake.

Raw/Undercooked Meat, Eggs and Bones - Raw meat and raw eggs can contain bacteria such as Salmonella and E. coli. In addition, raw eggs contain an enzyme called avidin that decreases the absorption of biotin (a B vitamin), which can lead to skin and coat problems.

Xylitol - Xylitol is used as a sweetener in many products, including gum, candy, baked goods and toothpaste. It can cause insulin release in most species, which can lead to liver failure. The increase in insulin leads to hypoglycemia. Initial signs of toxicosis include vomiting, lethargy and loss of coordination. Signs can progress to recumbancy and seizures. Elevated liver enzymes and liver failure can be seen within a few days.

Onions, Garlic, Chives - These vegetables and herbs can cause gastrointestinal irritation and could lead to red blood cell damage. Although cats are more susceptible, dogs are also at risk if a large enough amount is consumed. Toxicity is normally diagnosed through history, clinical signs and microscopic confirmation of Heinz bodies. An occasional low dose, such as what might be found in pet foods or treats, likely will not cause a problem, but pets should not be given large quantities of these foods.

Milk - Because pets do not possess significant amounts of lactase (the enzyme that breaks down lactose in milk), milk and other milk-based products cause them diarrhea or other digestive upset.


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