Congratulations To The First Annual Be Kind To Animals Service Award Winners!

Categories: Humane Education, Our Community
By working together with our community Lollypop Farm helps pets in need. While it takes everyone pitching in to create a justice and a compassionate world for all animals, we’re happy to recognize the young changemakers in our community. They make a difference for the animals and make the world a better place. Congratulations to …

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We’re Celebrating a Record-Breaking Tails of Hope Telethon!

Categories: Our Community
On Saturday, March 6, we kicked off one of our single biggest fundraising events of the year—our 25th Annual Tails of Hope Telethon. Of course, Telethon was anything but ordinary this year. Aside from hosting the event in a private location as opposed to our usual spot in Eastview Mall, our staff, volunteers, 13 WHAM …

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Kitten survives dog attack thanks to generous community

Categories: Our Community, Pet Welfare
Just a few days after Christmas, a small kitten named Iris was attacked by a dog. Just a couple of months old, the kitten was rushed to Lollypop Farm in need of emergency veterinary care. With her jaw broken in two places, a large puncture wound on her face, and blood collecting in her right …

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Jackson, the playful pup, is recovering thanks to you!

Categories: Our Community, Pet Welfare
Right now, Jackson is recovering in a loving foster home, but that wasn’t always the case. Like playful pups tend to do, Jackson got a little too rambunctious for his own good. The result was a severe break to his leg. Unable to provide Jackson with the care he needed, his family decided to surrender …

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Lollypop Farm Celebrates Surpassing 90% Save Rate

Categories: Our Community, Pet Welfare, Shelter Life
It’s no secret that the past year has been full of challenges. Yet as we enter 2021, we are filled with gratitude and excitement as Lollypop Farm and our community celebrates a historic moment. We are pleased to share that Lollypop Farm has achieved a save rate of 91% in 2020. It is a reflection …

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Bark in the Mew Year with a new friend!

Categories: Our Community
What better way to start a new year than with a new friend? When you adopt, you’re giving a pet a second chance at a happy and loving home. Lollypop Farm dog and cat adoptions include microchipping, spay/neuter surgery, up-to-date vaccinations, and more! Looking for a different kind of pet? Lollypop Farm also has small …

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Help give hope to pets like Valencia this holiday season

Categories: Our Community
UPDATE: Valencia is currently in a foster home, receiving round-the-clock care and individualized attention. She still has a ways to go on the road to recovery, but thanks to your support, she’s spending the holidays in the comfort of a home while she heals.   This holiday season, your generosity can go twice as far …

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Five Transformations You Won’t Want to Miss

Categories: Our Community, Shelter Life
When our community comes together, amazing things happen. Through patience, critical veterinary services, and compassionate, life-saving care, homeless and abused pets are transformed. But none of it is possible without you. Check out how these five pet lives were made better with your support. Fiona and Echo When these sweeties were first found they were …

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A Simple Way to Support Pets in Need this Holiday Season

Categories: Our Community
Friday, November 13, is #WorldKindnessDay. Wondering if there’s some small act of kindness you can feel great about today? Create a Facebook fundraiser that will support the care for pets in need this holiday season! You can encourage your friends and family to raise lifesaving funds for pets in need, and it only takes a …

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Happy Shelter Appreciation Week!

Categories: Our Community, Shelter Life
Happy National Shelter Appreciation Week! Working together we are able to better the lives of pets and people from all over our community. Here are just some of the amazing stories that have been shared with us recently of the incredible work we have accomplished together. Thank you to our staff, volunteers, adopters, and supporters …

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National Pet Remembrance Week

Categories: Our Community
We at Lollypop Farm truly understand the difficulty of losing a beloved pet, and how hard it can be to cope with loss. Sunday, September 13, was #NationalPetRemembranceDay. We reached out to our social media community asking followers to share photos and stories of a special friend they have lost, and we received 165 truly …

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Helping Pets Through Adoption Challenges Together

Categories: Our Community, Pet Welfare
Throughout the month of October Van Bortel Subaru, Subaru Loves Pets, and the ASPCA are helping to waive adoption fees for select pets to help find homes for pets facing adoption challenges. Meet pets for adoption at: lollypop.org/adopt. Most adopters walking into Lollypop Farm are giddy with excitement. They can’t wait to meet the perfect …

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Changes to Behavior & Training at Lollypop Farm

Categories: Our Community, Pet Care & Training

At Lollypop Farm, everything we do is to better the lives of animals through justice, prevention, and life-saving care. Our 2018-2021 strategic plan guides us in this goal and is supported by one of our objectives to provide superior care and save more animals. Despite unprecedented challenges this year, we’ve been making significant progress by …

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New Vision and Mission Focuses on Saving Lives…Together

Categories: Our Community, Pet Welfare
Since 1873, when our organization was originally called The Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County, we have been dedicated to fighting cruelty and helping animals in our community. Over the past few decades our services have changed to meet the needs of our pet-loving community. It became clear that it was time to reflect …

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Five reasons to join our Fur-Ever Yours monthly giving program

Categories: Our Community
When it comes to providing monthly support for homeless and abused pets in our community, we can think of a million reasons why to you should say, “I’ll join right meow!” Our Fur-Ever Yours Monthly Giving Program gives you the opportunity to be a hero for pets in need at Lollypop Farm, and it is …

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How your Walk for the Animals Fundraising supports pets in need

Categories: Our Community
Homeless pets in our community are relying on you, now more than ever, and it has never been easier to raise funds to help them. Though we don’t know exactly what events at Lollypop Farm will look like this year, we’re certain that we can still rely on your generosity and love for animals to …

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Lollypop Farm Greece Ridge Mall Adoption Center Update

Categories: Our Community

I am writing this blog post today to let you know about changes coming to Lollypop Farm’s Greece Ridge Mall and Greece PetSaver Healthy Pet SuperStore satellite adoption locations in the coming months. Below you will find a summary of the changes to come, as well as some frequently asked questions regarding these updates to …

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Things to smile about: happy moments from Lollypop Farm

Categories: Our Community
The last several months have been tough on our community, and the world. The pandemic and quarantine proved a challenge for everyone—and even though Lollypop Farm has remained open throughout, things look different for us as we work towards welcoming back the public, just like they do for the rest of our community. Through it …

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The Future of Lollypop Farm Operations

Categories: Our Community, Pet Welfare, Shelter Life
It has been over 8 weeks since COVID-19 rocked our world here at Lollypop Farm. If there is one thing these past few weeks have taught us, it is that the big changes for animal sheltering and care are upon us. Shelter leaders from all over the globe have been meeting weekly to discuss what …

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Lollypop Farm Services Update

Categories: Our Community, Shelter Life

The last few months have been extremely difficult on our community, but as I look around at all we have still accomplished, I am filled with pride. I am proud that our community continues to open their hearts to pets in need. Since March 1, 264 pets have received compassionate care in the homes of …

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Big Changes for Lollypop Farm Partner

Categories: Our Community

If you’ve been to an event, tuned in to our Telethon, or adopted from Lollypop Farm in the last couple years, you’ve likely run into the name PetSaver Healthy Pet Superstore. This locally-owned pet store chain has been a huge asset to our pet community. They provide food for the dogs and cats at Lollypop …

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An Update & Look Toward the Future of Lollypop Farm

Categories: Our Community, Pet Welfare, Shelter Life

As the world has been battling COVID-19 over the past months, Lollypop Farm has been adapting rapidly to the changes this pandemic requires. And we will continue to evolve as we look to resuming operations. If there is a silver lining to any of this, we are seeing glimpses of a brighter future for animal …

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Bring Lollypop Farm to your Zoom meeting with these fun backgrounds!

Categories: Our Community
Working from home and participating in lots of Zoom calls with coworkers? Bring a little Lollypop Farm-fun to your meetings with these fun backgrounds! You can show your support for homeless pets in our community, and add an adorable furry friend or familiar landscape to your virtual hangouts. Each of these images are already appropriately …

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Don’t Kit-Nap the Kittens!

Categories: Our Community, Pet Welfare
It’s spring, and the warm weather has everyone in Rochester wanting to be outside as much as we can. While you are out, you might even come across a litter of kittens tucked underneath a bush someplace. And as good, kind-hearted person you will be tempted to pluck those kittens out of harm’s way and …

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Fetch A Sketch – Doodles We Love!

Categories: Our Community
Since this period of social distancing began, we at Lollypop Farm have been brainstorming ways to keep pet owners (and pets!) in our community happy, healthy, and entertained. One such creative outlet we’ve introduced is Fetch A Sketch, a digital art collaboration between community members, their pets, local artists, and staff/volunteers at Lollypop Farm! Fetch …

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