Welcome to Joyful Rescues On-line
501(c)(3) Non-Profit Rescue - Saving Adoptable Pets and Bringing Love to Your Home One Tail at a Time

​If you want to see a particular pet, please call ahead. Not all pets are at the main location​. Joyful Rescues is not a shelter where you can walk through and see all pets for adoption in cages​

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"Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man."
    ​     -Arthur Schopenhauer
We show dogs & cats up for adoption in the Olean, Rochester ​and Buffalo, NY areas ​almost every weekend. Come See Us!

Sat, Aug 27 : Orchard Park PetSmart 11 - 2
Sat, Aug 27 : Webster PetSmart 11:30 - 2​

​​Olean Center Mall Farmers' Market - Every Saturday 9 -1
(n Farmer's Market Aug 6th)​

Dog Day Afternoon at O'Loughlin's
 Rochester, NY    August 28th  3 to 6pm​​​

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It’s time for a WALK!     "Buy a Brick" Order Form

What a PURRFECT Birthday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Anniversary, Wedding, Memorial, Retirement, etc.. gift for ALL your animal loving friends & family!!
Be a part of it! Dedicate a brick to your favorite canine, feline, human, business or family name…whether over the rainbow or still among us…with an inscription of your choice. This walkway is being designed to provide attractive, meaningful and more stable footing for those who come to visit and tour our facility and improve ease & safety for staff and volunteers carrying animals to and from the buildings. The design also includes “A Place to PAWS” brick wall/bench area for guests to sit and enjoy watching the dogs frolic beyond the fence! The walkway is in & bricks can be purchased at any time! Get your brick(s) before it fills up!

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