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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We show dogs & cats up for adoption in the Olean, Rochester ​and Buffalo, NY areas ​almost every weekend. Come See Us!

Every Saturday : Orchard Park PetSmart   11 - 2
Every Saturday : Webster PetSmart 11:30 - 2​​

1st & 3rd Saturdays : Perry-Dice Family Feeds, Allegany​​  10-1


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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!

Joyful Rescues Designated Donor #3313
  • Liquid laundry detergent or Pods (We can't use powder due to septic system)
  • CLOROX® brand bleach (Clorox kills some germs that other brands don't)
  • Floor cleaner (Lysol, Pinesol, Mr. Clean, etc.)
  • Multi-surface cleaner (409, etc.)
  • Postage stamps
  • Copy paper
  • Envelopes (#10 letter and #6 smaller)
  • Paper towels
  • Mops and brooms
  • Vinyl gloves (Med, Large and Extra Large)
  • Zip Lock Baggies
  • Collars/Leashes (new/used fine, but no “dollar store” type as they break)
  • Canned dog food (Sick dogs especially love Cesars)
  • Soft dog treats (Made in USA, please!)
  • Blankets (used is fine)
  • Bath-size towels (used is fine)
  • Dog toys
  • Cat Litter
  • Newspapers
  • GIFT CARDS: Staples, Home Depot, PetSmart or Valero Gas!
Donations are welcome year 'round!
Volunteers can accept your donations at Webster PetSmart or Orchard Park PetSmart
during adoption events on Saturdays from 11:30-2:00.
Or call us at 716-372-3661 to arrange large volume pick up!
Joyful Rescues Wish List
It's that time of year when kittens are bountiful.
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"Gizzie’s Kiss it Better Fund” has been set up to help provide medical care for animals taken into the rescue with extensive special or critical needs. For more information, please click the link above.