Dog Shelter – Adoption – Cat Spay Program – Licensing – Laws

Town Law requires all dogs residing in Shandaken must be licensed. A valid rabies certificate is required. Dogs MUST be leashed when not on your property. Dogs are Not allowed to run at large.

Shandaken Code Pertaining to Dog Control

Dog License Application Form – available @ Town Clerk

Cat Spay Available for Shandaken Residents (full time) $25 – Purchase voucher at Town Clerk’s Office. Use at the Mobile Vet Van when they are at Town Hall, or contact them to see where they will be.

The Mobile Vet Van will be here   Spring 2020 – Town Hall. Date will be posted here when available



Lola – Sweet Older Female 6 or 7 yr. old. Friendly when not fenced. Chow/Lab mix. No other Cats/Dogs. Likes to play outside. Fenced in yard preferable. She loves all her toys and would rather play with them & sleep with them then tear them apart. She just wants your full attention. She loves having her belly rubbed. Lola is up to date in her shots and spayed. 

Cass – 3 yr. old Male pit bull.  Sweet boy with lots of energy. For an active individual with time for training and exercise.  He loves his toys & soft treats. Not sure how he is with Cats. Up to date on shots & neutered.

Info on Adoption email

Download Application for Dog Adoption 

Dogs available for adoption can be found on our page

For more info call Town Clerk’s Office 845-688-5004 or

For feral or stray cat help > email the Woodstock Cat Project

If you would like to make a donation for  the care of  dogs in the Town of Shandaken Dog Shelter, Please drop off a check

made out to: S.A.V.E  (Shandaken Animal Volunteer Effort):

to the Town Clerk’s office – Or Mail to SAVE PO Box 67, Shandaken NY 12480

Questions? or to volunteer to help, call Shandaken Dog Enforcement Officer – Nancy Hudler 845-688-7284 or  send email

For Emergency Dog Complaints Call> 845-688-9902

Shandaken Code Pertaining to Dog Control

Ulster County Law – Outdoor Dog Tethering

Dog License Application Form

To Save Time – Money & Gas – The Town Clerk’s office will periodically schedule Rabies & Distemper Clinics.  NEXT ONE: