765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763
Shelter: (802) 483.6700 Office: (802) 483.9171

Adoption Center Hours
Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat: 12-5
Sunday & Monday: Closed

Duck Derby

Every autumn we hold our Annual Duck Derby to raise money for homeless animals.  "Adopted" plastic ducks will be launched into the stream at the Pittsford Recreation Area in a race to the finish! The first 4 ducks to reach the finish line win cash prizes.  There will also be a prize for the last duck! To adopt a duck (or more!) fill out the form below or contact the RCHS Business Office at 483.9171.


  • First Place - $200
  • Second Place - $100
  • Third Place - $50
  • Fourth Place - $25
  • Last Place - $50

"Adopt" some ducks, cheer them on at the derby, and support the homeless animals at RCHS!

The Duck Derby typically takes place in September so duck numbers will be assigned closer to the event date rather than throughout the year.
Funds raised from the Duck Derby will support the programs and homeless animals at the Rutland County Humane Society.

You don't need to be present to win.


  • How many ducks would you like to "adopt"?
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