Joyful Rescues and Rescued Treasures are two animal rescue organizations operating in the Rochester area. Both are 501c3 non-profit organizations that find homes for abandoned animals.
Joyful Rescues takes animals up for adoption out into the community in the Olean, Rochester and Buffalo areas to find homes for them. The group shows animals nearly every weekend at varying locations. Information on upcoming locations is available on the group's website.
Rescued Treasures looks for homes for animals who have been rescued from kill shelters or whose families are no longer able to care for them. The group holds its meet and greets for available pets at Rochester locations of Pet$aver Superstore. Applications to foster or adopt a dog or a cat are available on the Rescued Treasures website.