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HVHS Events
Thursday, October 24, 2024
You are invited to our 4th annual "Designer Bag BINGO & Tricky Tray" event featuring designer bags and wallets by: Dior, Gucci, Chanel, Fendi, Kors, Lagerfeld, DKNY, Coach, Kate Spade & others. Our special bag by a designer TBD, will have its own unique game board sold separately. We will announce additional designers in the next few weeks. Come and enjoy the evening with your friends and help the HVHS raise funds, 100% of which will be dedicated to the veterinary expenses for our animals. Registered BINGO enthusiasts will receive 2 cards per person for each of the night's 10 games. Each game will have 2 winners; once the 1st winner calls BINGO all participants will hold their card and the game will continue until a 2nd winner is called, doubling the fun. Additional cards will be available for purchase at the event; we will accept all credit cards, cash & Zelle. There will also be a Tricky Tray of fabulous baskets. Where? The Crown Plaza Hotel, Suffern, NY Use this link to buy tickets: https://HVHSdesignerbagbingo.eventbrite.com
Saturday, June 29, 2024
The HVHS Thrift Store & Boutique is open every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3pm and is staffed by our lovely, dedicated volunteers. Items for sale include clothing, jewelry, household items, artwork, electronics, sporting goods, tools, pet supplies, toys and much more. 100% of the proceeds are dedicated to the cost of veterinary care for our animals. Stop in and take a look perhaps you will find a special item just for you.
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
The HVHS Thrift Store & Boutique is open every Wednesday from 1:30-3pm and is staffed by our lovely, dedicated volunteers. Items for sale include clothing, jewelry, household items, artwork, electronics, sporting goods, tools, pet supplies, toys and much more. 100% of the proceeds are dedicated to the cost of veterinary care for our animals. Stop in and take a look perhaps you will find a special item just for you.
Sunday, June 23, 2024
The HVHS Thrift Store & Boutique is open every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3pm and is staffed by our lovely, dedicated volunteers. Items for sale include clothing, jewelry, household items, artwork, electronics, sporting goods, tools, pet supplies, toys and much more. 100% of the proceeds are dedicated to the cost of veterinary care for our animals. Stop in and take a look perhaps you will find a special item just for you.
Sunday, June 23, 2024
Meet one of our Humane Law Enforcement Officers this Sunday at the Piermont Farmers Market located in Flywheel Park directly across from the Piermont Library. There is ample parking and many fantastic vendors selling locally grown goods. We will have free treats for your dog and there is always a fresh bowl of water. Hours are 9am - 3pm.
Saturday, June 22, 2024
The HVHS Thrift Store & Boutique is open every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3pm and is staffed by our lovely, dedicated volunteers. Items for sale include clothing, jewelry, household items, artwork, electronics, sporting goods, tools, pet supplies, toys and much more. 100% of the proceeds are dedicated to the cost of veterinary care for our animals. Stop in and take a look perhaps you will find a special item just for you.
Saturday, June 15, 2024
The Hudson Valley Humane Society’s annual “Barking for Bucks” Lawn Sale will take place Sat., June 14th from 10am to 2pm at its headquarters: 200 Quaker Road, Pomona, NY 10970. Available items include new and gently used merchandise, electronics, collectibles, kitchen goods, pet goods, books, accessories, decorative items, videos, music CDs, toys and much more. 100% of the proceeds benefit the HVHS, Rockland County’s oldest no-kill, full-service animal welfare organization. We receive no governmental funding and rely on fund raising and voluntary donations to operate. See you there!
Sunday, June 9, 2024
The Hudson Valley Humane Society will be hosting its 10th annual “DOG WASH” to benefit the animals in their care. Pet parents are invited to bring their dog(s) to the HVHS Headquarters at 200 Quaker Road, in Pomona on Sunday, October 1st from 11:30am to 3:30pm. Volunteers will give your pooch a bubble bath with USA-based organic shampoos and conditioners (because only the finest products will do!). The HVHS has plenty of towels, but we do recommend pet parents bring towels too; suggested donation is $25.00 per dog. All bathing beauties will be entered into a raffle to win a free 2-night stay at the HVHS boarding kennel; free ID tags will be available too. Proof of rabies is required; a printout of your pet’s rabies certificate is preferred (a picture on your smartphone will suffice too).
Sunday, April 28, 2024
The Rockland County Department of Health holds a FREE rabies clinic at the Fire Training Center, 35 Firemans Memorial Drive, Pomona. Dogs must be on a leash; cats and ferrets must be in individual carriers. NYS Law requires that all age-eligible dogs, cats and ferrets must be vaccinated against rabies. To book an appointment visit: http://rcklnd.us.rabiesvax or call 845-364-2656 April 28, 2024 from 9am to noon
Saturday, March 23, 2024
We are celebrating Adoption Week at PetSmart's Nanuet Store 11am-3pm on Saturday, March 23rd. Adopt a little New Yorker! Volunteers will be onsite to help facilitate adoptions. Text us at 917-703-0072 for an application and pre-approval.
Sunday, February 18, 2024
Stop in at the HVHS Adoption Center inside PetSmart's Nanuet store located at 155 E Route 59 in Nanuet (Rockland Co., NY) from 12-3PM on Sun., Feb. 18 and meet your new best friend! HVHS personnel will be onsite to answer your questions while you fall in love. Felines of all ages and other small animals will be there. PetSmart sponsors an adoption coupon booklet for great savings on a variety of items and there will be free gifts from the Hudson Valley Humane Society too! Add this to your calendar now and we look forward to meeting you.
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Join us for an evening with Lisa Bickel and Pam Crisci, both well-known psychic mediums from Spirited Encounters. Lisa and Pam will bring forth messages from those we have loved and lost. Seating is limited to 40 persons and will be held at Giulio's Restaurant, 154 Washington Street, Tappan, NY 10983 . While not everyone will receive a reading, this intimate setting will increase the chances that you may. HVHS is committed in making our world a better and safer place for animals, we will continue to serve animal-free food and drink at our events. Tickets are available via this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/738008221457?aff=oddtdtcreator Enjoy your choice of a delicious appetizer (soup or salad), dinner entree (eggplant parm or fettuccine alfredo or pasta primavera), and dessert/coffee included with the price of entry (gratuity also included). Cash bar will be available. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies.
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Get your mutt on and stop by the HVHS headquarters for a free ID tag and treats from 11am-3:30pm. We have new collars, leashes, harnesses, coats and more which we will give away to dogs in need. Please feel welcome to stop by.
Saturday, July 29, 2023
Stop in at our Adoption Center inside PetSmart's Nanuet store from 1-6pm this Saturday and meet your new best friend! Volunteers will be onsite to answer your questions while you fall in love.
Saturday, May 27, 2023
The Hudson Valley Humane Society’s annual “Barking for Bucks” Lawn Sale will take place Sat., May 27 and Sun., May 28, from 11am-4pm at its headquarters: 200 Quaker Road, Pomona, NY 10970. Available items include new and gently used merchandise, electronics, collectibles, kitchen goods, pet goods, books, accessories, decorative items, videos, music CDs, toys and much more. 100% of the proceeds benefit the HVHS, Rockland County’s oldest no-kill, full-service animal welfare organization. We receive no governmental funding and rely on fund raising and voluntary donations to operate. See you there!
Saturday, April 1, 2023
Stop in at the HVHS Thrift Store and take advantage of our 3 for $10 SALE this weekend. This happens only twice each year before we change inventory (goodbye winter!). Choose 3 items of clothing and shoes from our wide selection and save. For instance, choose 3 coats = $10.00, choose a coat, dress and pair of boots = $10.00, choose 3 mens pants or jeans = $10.00. Got it? Now go get it! Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3pm. XOXO, HVHS
Sunday, March 5, 2023
Stop in on Sunday, March 5th between 1-4pm for our semi-annual microchip clinic. For $30 a licensed vet tech will implant an AKC Branded microchip which includes a lifetime enrollment. Proof of rabies vaccine is required. Dogs must be on a leash; cats in a carrier.
Sunday, December 4, 2022
You are invited to "Pictures with Santa Paws" event to be held on Sat., Dec. 4th from 10am to 3pm at Valley Cottage Animal Hospital. This is an adorable event which invites pet lovers everywhere to commemorate this holiday season with a (bring the whole family). Santa has been patiently waiting to see all of your sweet little furry family members and would not miss stopping at their veterinary practice. This event will be taking place in the Harmony Pet Wellness Center (located across the parking lot from the main hospital building). Please call VCAH at 845-268-9263 to reserve a spot -- we anticipate they will book quickly! VCAH politely asks for a $10 donation per picture. All donations will benefit the Hudson Valley Humane Society (how nice!). The HVHS will be onsite adding their holiday spirit with goodies too. See you there! We look forward to seeing posts on our FB page of your pictures from the event too.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
This Tuesday, November 29, 2022 we ask our friends and supporters to donate to our organization so that we may continue our mission of animal welfare. our veterinary costs alone exceed $250,000.00 annually and although we host a number of fundraising events, we fell short to cover this expense. That is why this Tuesday is so important to the animals in the care of the HVHS. You can make an impact. We have a donor who will match the first $5,000.00 -- please help us achieve this goal. Every dollar helps an animal in need. Thank you for considering donating. We accept Zelle (917-701-3870), PayPal, credit/debit cards by phone (845-354-3124) and checks by mail to: HVHS, 200 Quaker Road, Pomona, NY 10970. Thank you wishing everyone kindness in return.
Sunday, October 2, 2022
The HVHS is delighted to host our first (and hopefully, annually) "Blessing of Animals" ceremony celebrating God's love, care, and concern for all animals. As we recognize our mutual interdependence with these creatures, our stewardship is strengthened. The Blessing of the Animals is celebrated each year in conjunction with the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. All are welcome, this is a free event. Persons are welcome to bring their animal(s), or photos if that is more convenient. Father Anthony Lipari will preside over the event. Refreshments will be served. Our event will take place on Sunday, October 2nd at 2pm at the Hudson Valley Humane Society's headquarters at 200 Quaker Road, Pomona, NY 10970. Valid vaccines for all animals are required.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Throughout the summer, Tykes Tuesday hosts a special space on Level One of the Palisades Center for children under 12 years of age to play games and have fun in The Play Zone. The HVHS has been invited to participate on Tuesday, July 26th from 11am-4pm. The HVHS program will feature an interactive information session about the HVHS including pet safety. Meet "Maxwell" and "Steele" for a great photo op! The children will also draw their pet, or favorite animal culminating in a collage on display at the Mall. Registration is not required and there is no cost for your child to attend.
Saturday, July 16, 2022
Adopt a little New Yorker! Volunteers will be onsite to help facilitate adoptions from 1-4pm. Email us at HVHSSTAFF@GMAIL.com for an application and pre-approval.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Volunteers will be on site to help facilitate adoptions. To be pre-qualified, email us at HVHSSTAFF@gmail.com to obtain an adoption application.
Saturday, April 23, 2022
How about a little bling to brighten your spirits? You are invited to an exclusive jewelry sale to benefit the HVHS. We have a wide variety of costume and semi-precious rings, bracelets, earrings and necklaces comprised of new and gently used items. The sale will be held outdoors at our headquarters at 200 Quaker Road in Pomona (exit 13 Palisades Parkway) on Saturday, April 23 from 10:00am-2:00pm. Cash, all major credit cards, Venmo, Zelle, etcetera will be accepted. Stop in and start your Mother's Day shopping! Due to the health pandemic, proper protocols for safety will be in place.
Sunday, November 28, 2021
Get your pet's bling on! On Sunday, November 28th starting at 12:00pm until 3:00pm, the HVHS will host a sale of new items for dogs and cats. Coats, sweaters, jackets, collars, leashes, toys, beds and more. Items for cats will include a variety of ready-to-give gift baskets (carriers, scratching posts/toys, etc.). Free ID tags will be issued to any animal just ask our volunteer.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
The HVHS will host an art sale. The sale will include framed and unframed pieces many by Thomas Kinkaid and others. This is a one-time opportunity and the event will follow COVID protocols. Due to the nature of the items for sale we will assist one customer at a time on a first-come, first-serve basis. Thank you.
Saturday, October 2, 2021
The Hudson Valley Humane Society will be hosting its 7th annual “DOG WASH” to benefit the animals in their care. Pet parents are invited to bring their dog(s) to the HVHS Headquarters at 200 Quaker Road, in Pomona on either Saturday, October 2nd or Sunday, October 3rd from 10:30am to 3pm. Volunteers will give your pooch a bubble bath with USA-based organic shampoos and conditioners (because only the finest products will do!). The HVHS has plenty of towels, but we do recommend patrons bring towels too; suggested donation is $25.00 per dog. All bathing beauties will be entered into a raffle to win a free 2-night stay at the HVHS boarding kennel; free ID tags will be available too. Proof of rabies is required, a printout of your pet’s rabies certificate is necessary.
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