King and Lincoln are sweet, fun-loving (but homeless) brothers


Save the date

The annual “Paws on the Green” golf tournament will be held on Monday, Aug. 5, at the Teugega Country Club.

Looking for a home

Hi Winston! 

We are brothers, Lincoln and King (nicknamed Lincoln Log and Kingers)!

We came to be at the shelter as owner surrenders just a few weeks ago. We are only 2 1/2-years-old. We both enjoying playing fetch and our favorite game of all time is playing with the water hose! 

We love to be outside — turn the hose on and watch us dance! We never get tired of it! We are sweet, fun-loving and enjoy being with people. Please Winston, let your readers know that we would absolutely love to be adopted together since we have never been separated. However, it we find the right families and we get adopted separately, so be it.

We both enjoy the company of other dogs, but have never been around cats. We will be a wonderful addition to any home. Thank you!

Lots of love, Lincoln and King 

Dog adoptions: 

Henry; Colt; and Remington.  

Cat adoptions: 

Mouser; Ursula; Vallie; and Cleo.

Wish list 

Batteries — Sizes AA, AAA and D;

Postage stamps;  

Large garbage bags;  


Toilet paper;  

Cat litter (clumping and non-clumping);  

Nylabone dog chew bones for all size dogs; and  

Grain-free treats (for dogs). 

Thank you!

Winston says thank you to everyone who came out to the Rome Home EXPO and supported the Humane Society of Rome!

The staff and volunteers at the society were so excited to showcase our beautiful new van which was made possible by grants received from The Community Foundation of Oneida and Herkimer Counties, the Rome Community Foundation and the Sears Foundation.

Also the Shelter is thankful for the kind support of Staffworks and Anita Vitullo. 

Upcoming events 

May 17-19 – Scrap Metal Drive at the Shelter, Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rubicon will provide us with a container – anything metal is acceptable.  

Aug. 5 – Paws on the Green Golf Tournament at Teugega Country Club.

Dining for the Dogs (and Cats!) 

May 7, DeSalvo’s, 413 N James St, 315-533-6857, 4-8 p.m. 

Aug. 20 – Texas Roadhouse (time to be announced)

Donations appreciated

When you make a donation to the Shelter, you can be assured that it is earmarked for exactly what you wish, whether it’s for the Medical Fund, Spay-Neuter Fund, Building Fund, or General Fund.

We appreciate everything you do for us, as we are not-for-profit and the expenses are oftentimes monumental. The day to day costs of running a shelter is something that must be met.

The cats and dogs must be fed, must have heat, must have medicine, must have staff to care for them. We are in great need of general donations at this time, more than ever. Thank you as always for thinking of us. 

Sponsorship program 

Sponsor the cost of an animal while it is living at the shelter (pay the expenses for their food, medical care, etc.) 

Sponsor an animal’s adoption fee 

Sponsor an animal’s spaying or neutering fee.

To become a member: go online to and click on the ‘how can I help’ link and look for “membership.” 

The Humane Society Shelter is grateful for those who take the time to care and to share — from the monetary donations to the countless donations requested on our wish list — it all makes a big difference to our animals.

Find a furry friend

Don’t forget to visit PetSmart on Commercial Drive in New Hartford to see more of our beautiful felines up for adoption.

If you stop into the Shelter and don’t find that “purrrfect” match, be sure to PetSmart to find your forever friend! 

Shelter hours

The Humane Society of Rome animal shelter, 6247 Lamphear Road, is open on Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

For more information, call 315-336-7070.


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