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*******Exciting Announcement******


Hudson Valley Animal Rescue & Sanctuary is now offering low cost veterinary care at our new facility with two experienced DVM’s and lots of new services!


*Wellness Health appointments

*Dental cleanings for both dogs and cats

*Digital X-Rays


Along with low cost Spay & Neuter for Cats, Dogs and Rabbits 

-Heartworm testing

-Feline Leukemia Testing


-Flea/tick preventative

-Heart-worm preventative

-Nail trimming

-Vaccinations *Rabies *Distemper  *Bordatella *K9 Influenza *Lyme 

**Click to *Spay/Neuter Services* page for more information and prices





Hudson Valley Animal Rescue & Sanctuary (HVARS) is a 501(c)(3) charity organization, located in New York State.  We rescue domestic animals, farm animals and rehabilitate wildlife.  We also run a low cost clinic cats and dogs.

All donations to HVARS are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.



Floors are done and individual rooms are being finished

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Cat room



Cat room 1








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Dog kennel 1





The front door was added so the building can be closed to the cold weather.





Sheetrock is almost done 11/17/15

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Thanks to the generosity of a very special family the insulation has been completed 11/2/15

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Plumbing and Electric has been completed.  We are waiting for the inspection so we can insulate and start sheet rocking the walls.


Rooms have been framed out.

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Radiant heat was installed and floors were poured.


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The administrator of HVARS is Celie Wiltse.

Meet Celie

I’m a NY State licensed wildlife rehabilitator, have had a love for animals my whole life and have dedicated my life to helping animals in need.  I live on a small farm in  Poughkeepsie,  NY, my two daughters also possess NY Wildlife Rehabilitation licenses)  and many animals.  I’m  a graduate of  Ulster community college with a degree as a Veterinary technician.  My hopes and dreams are to open a low cost clinic to provide health care along with low cost spays and neuters to families who can’t afford the high cost of necessary medical needs for their pets. My goal is to be an advocate for wildlife by teaching  younger generations the importance of  respecting every animal that shares our environment, as well as helping the animals who need help.



Please Download the free app WoofTrax so you can walk for our rescue! Everytime you turn this app on and walk your dog, the app donates money to us with no cost to you!

Our zip code is 12603. (NY)

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