Playing is the name of the game for fun-loving Bronco


Greetings Everyone!

Please let me introduce myself. Bronco is my name, and playing is my game.

I am a very handsome terrier/pit mix canine who has been at the Rome Humane Society Shelter since the beginning of July. I am only 1-year-old and the staff is still getting to know more about me. I am playful and enjoy meeting people — and — other dogs as long as the others can handle my spunk!

Winston, it’s important to let your readers know that if a potential adoptive family has another dog in their home, a proper ‘meet and greet’ would be in order to be certain there’s a good match. Oh and no cats please! Also since I am still a young (and high spirited) pup, the household for me would have no small children, only older teenagers.

Thank you so much! All the best, Bronco 

Dear Bronco:

Nice to hear from you. I wish you the best of luck in finding your forever home (with no cats)! Readers, please stop in and check out this young fellow to see if he would fit into your home and lifestyle. He will be so happy that you did!

Sincerely, Winston

Cat adoptions:

Sephora Oliver Atlas Muffin Thor Atley Gracie Emery Wasabi Cain Abel Eli Rafiki Sushi Missy Jasper Snowball Charcoal Pan Merra Zorro Tango Sadie Lucy Nia Nala Tess Angelo Kingsley Tito

Dog adoptions:

Little Man and Kevin 

Wish list

Laundry, dish and hand soap

Cat litter (clumping and non-clumping).

Greenies Pill Pockets for both capsules and tablets

Chews – all sizes, Pork Chomps, Pig Ears 

Squeaky dog toys 

Nylon collars – especially for large dogs

Upcoming events

Tuesday, Sept. 1 — “Dining for the Dogs (and Cats)” 4 p.m. at DeSalvo’s Catering & Restaurant, N. James St.

Ways you can help
the shelter 

Become a member


Donate (you can specify where you would like your donation to go: Medical Fund, Spay/Neuter Fund, Building Fund or General Fund) 

Also, did you know that if you love animals but cannot adopt at this time, you can still help?

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


AmazonSmile is a simple, automatic way for you to support the Humane Society of Rome!

Every time you shop with Amazon, they donate a portion of the purchase price to our charitable organization. 

This is what you do before you begin to shop: 

1. Go to AmazonSmile ( 

2. Sign into your Amazon Account 

3. Click on Accounts and Lists 

4. Click on Your Account 

5. Scroll down to Settings 

6. Click on Change Your Charity 

7. Type in “Humane Society of Rome” and search 

8. Select — make sure you choose the correct humane society. 

9. Go shopping!

Cat’s Pride
Litter program

We participate with Cat’s Pride Litter for Good Program — we’ve received 4,000 pounds of cat litter due to nominations from the community.

This is an ongoing promotion. The more nominations, the more litter we receive.

Litter as you can imagine, is a great expense for us, so this would be a wonderful savings for our shelter. 

The public is invited to participate as follows: 

1. Go tocatspride.comand sign up for the free Cat’s Pride Club 

2. Click on the “Nominate” button to help us receive litter. 

3. Enter bonus code: 4GOOD and you will double your shelter nomination. 

4. Buy a green jug of Cat’s Pride Fresh and Light – every time you do, another pound of litter is added to the total amount donated

Also needed
at the shelter

Cat items 

Delectable Lickable Treats (Bisque Style) various flavors 

Friskies Broth Variety Packs Various Flavors 

Meow Mix (any size bag) 

Purina Kitten Chow (any size) 

Greenies Pill Pockets for Cats 

Scoops (Small Size) 

Small mice, Small Pom Poms, Cat Wands 

Small paper food trays 

Ceramic crocks for food and water – small and large 

Clumping Litter (older cats) Non-Clumping Litter (for Kittens) 

Cardboard Scratching pads with refills 

Cat Trees – all sizes (new) or in very good condition 

Dogs Items 

Greenies Pill Pockets for both capsules and tablets 

Cesar Original Pate’ food trays 

Chews– all sizes, Pork Chomps, Pig Ears 

Soft Treats - Bacon Strips, Pupperoni, Canine Carry Outs, all flavors 

Squeaky Dog Toys 

Nylon Collars – especially for large dogs 

General Supplies 

Garbage bags – 13-gallon tall, as well as 39-gallon, drawstring bags 

Non-foaming bleach 

25-gallon plastic tubs with lids 

Laundry baskets 

Large 32 gallon plastic garbage cans with lid and wheels. 

Medium size non-latex gloves for exam room

Always Welcome 

Gift Certificates or Gift cards to area merchants to purchase supplies as needed.

Shelter info

The Humane Society of Rome Shelter is located at 6247 Lamphear Road. Hours are 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday. 

Everyone visitng the shelter is required to wear a mask at all times. We are limiting the number of customers here at one time so the public may experience delays.

For information, call 315-336-7070 or go online to


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