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Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester, has been helping animals and people since 1873. Support from the community enables over 115 staff members and more than 800 volunteers to care for around 10,000 homeless and abused animals each year. Lollypop Farm is the largest animal welfare organization in the Greater Rochester region and is committed to building lifelong bonds between people and animals through education, community outreach, and the prevention of cruelty.

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In The News


Lollypop Farm saddles up for equine obstacle course
Source: Fox Rochester– Date: July 9, 2019


Lollypop launches “Too Hot for Spot” campaign
Source: WROC– Date: July 6, 2019


Hot to keep your pets safe this Fourth of July
Source: Spectrum– Date: July 4, 2019


Karen Stolt awarded Jerry Bennett Excellence in Volunteer Administration Award
Source: Rochester Business Journal – Date: July 3, 2019


Pet bird missing for more than a year in Rochester back home
Source: Democrat and Chronicle – Date: June 17, 2019


New program aims to prevent animal abuse
Source: Fox Rochester – Date: June 17, 2019


A little goat playtime at Lollypop Farm
Source: WHEC – Date: May 30, 2019


Lollypop Farm updating dog kennels, will limit capacity
Source: 13WHAM – Date: April 29, 2019


Lollypop Farm Vice-President & COO retires after 30 years of service
Source: 13WHAM – Date: March 21, 2019


23rd Tails of Hope Telethon raises $387,994 for Lollypop Farm
Source: 13WHAM – Date: March 2, 2019


Lollypop Farm prepares for telethon
Source: Fox Rochester – Date: February 22, 2019


Webster woman facing animal cruelty charges
Source: WHEC – Date: February 14, 2019


Ruby-Gordon Donates Over $4500 To Local Charities
Source: PRNewswire – Date: January 25, 2019


Not just a walk in the park: Volunteer dog walkers help during snowstorm at Lollypop Farm
Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – Date: January 21, 2019


Lollypop Farm Rescues 7 Potbellied Pig
Source: Spectrum News Rochester – Date: January 9, 2019


This puppy was born with a selfie on her ear
Source: The Dodo – Date: February 21, 2017


Two sheep pulled from abuse give birth to surprise lambs at rescue that saved them
Source: People – Date: December 14, 2016


Help find a home for Java
Source: WHAM – Date: December 12, 2016


Animals allegedly abused at Westport farm find greener pastures
Source: Boston Globe – Date: December 9, 2016


Putnam: Hilton banker loops volunteering into daily life
Source: Democrat and Chronicle – Date: November 23, 2016


Lollypop Farm holds dedication for equine center
Source: Fairport-East Rochester Post – Date: November 3, 2016


New Indoor Equine Training and Rehab Center Dedicated at Lollypop Farm
Source: TWC News – Date: October 27, 2016


“Free Cat Day” at Lollypop Farm
Source: Democrat and Chronicle – Date: October 18, 2016