Niagara County Animal Shelter

Find Niagara County New York animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Diamonds In The Ruff Animal Rescue, Inc. PO Box 332 Lockport NY 14095 716-799-5719


Lockport Animal Control 5180 Feigle Road Lockport NY 14094 716-574-0359

Niagara County SPCA 2100 Lockport Road Niagara Falls NY 14304 800-536-7722

Save A Pet of Niagara County, Inc. PO Box 114 Newfane NY 14108 716-625-9420

What is an Animal Shelter?

Household animals that no longer have homes are often brought to animal shelters. Animal shelters are safe places to bring animals that are abandoned or lost. Many shelters will also take in animals that are sick or injured. In some areas of the U.S., humane societies will also provide shelter for animals. Shelters often serve as pet adoption centers. Animal shelters are also open to household pets taken from owners who can no longer care for them, those who have mistreated them, or those who have violated animal welfare laws.

Shelters provide animal care, rescue, and animal control. They assist with adopting dogs, cats, and other pets. They also may offer services like spaying or neutering. Shelters may offer adoption. Local and county governments fund some dog pounds and animal shelters, while volunteers and donations provide further support.