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Humane Society of Greater Rochester

Stories from the Field

The Humane Law Enforcement officers at Lollypop Farm spend hours in the field each day responding to calls. They provide education, investigate reports of animal cruelty, and provide assistance to community members in need. The purpose of this page is to provide information on the activity of the Humane Law Enforcement team within Monroe, Orleans, Livingston, and Genessee counties each month. The information shown in this blotter are not representative of the full breadth of service provided, but is meant to showcase our team’s efforts to help animals in need. Please be aware that information such as names or addresses may be omitted if part of an active case.


Humane Law Enforcement are seeing more calls for dogs kept inside hot cars. Remember, that temperatures can rise inside a parked car quickly, even with windows partially opened. If you see a dog inside a hot car, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Two dogs were brought to Lollypop Farm after being left inside a van.

Lollypop Farm investigators were called to Norton St. for concern of a dog jumping out of a window, no evidence was found in the case.

Two arrests were made in cases related to abandonment, the cases were unrelated.

So far in June, 53 new cases have been opened. In May, 95 new cases were opened. 63 of those cases are now closed.

VP of Humane Law Enforcement Reno DiDomenico spoke at the New York State Animal Protection Federation Conference in Albany, NY. The event was hosted by the NYS Police Academy and attended by a number of law enforcement agencies.