Learn about Being a Foster Parent


Would you like to make a difference in the life of a homeless animal? Do you have the time and space to care for animals in need of temporary foster care?  If so, the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) would...

Castleton – March 23 – Low Cost Cat Spay/Neuter Clinic

VT CAN sn Cartoon

RCHS is working with VT-CAN (a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Vermont) to host a low cost spay/neuter clinic for cats on Monday, March 23 at the Castleton Community Center (2108 Main Street in Castleton).  Prior registration is required.  Female...

RCHS Winter Fuel Raffle

Winter Fuel Raffle

Help keep the animals warm with the RCHS Winter Fuel Raffle.

Update on our water situation

The cleaning and drying process in the Adoption Center and Business Offices is continuing!  The animals are all safe and weren’t harmed when the pipes burst.  Our fax machine is now working!  The Adoption Center is open for normal business...

Keep your pets safe in the cold, winter weather

Dog in clothes

The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) would like to remind you that pets need special care during the cold winter months.

Our Thanks!


Many thanks to the students, their families and teachers of Mrs. Nucci's class at Northeast School in Rutland.

Our Wish List to Santa

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, We’ve been very good this year.  So we hope you will consider giving us one of the items on our super-duper wish list. A metal cabinet to protect medical supplies from being contaminated. It should have shelves and...

We Need Laundry Detergent, Blankets and Comforters

Laundry Detergent

The staff at RCHS does lots and lots of laundry every day and we are running low!  If you’d like to make a donation please consider Hi-Efficiency Laundry Detergent.  We are also in need of gently used blankets and comforters...

Festival of Paws Benefits RCHS

Dog Massage

Come down to the Pyramid Holistic and Wellness Center at 120 Merchants Row in Rutland on Saturday, December 6 from noon until 5 and help raise needed funds for RCHS.  There will be massages, psychic and angel card readings by...

Party at JAX in Killington Benefits RCHS

JAX 2014

Come join the annual fundraiser for RCHS on Monday, December 8 at JAX in Killington!  The fun starts at 8 pm and it’s always a great event.  Our thanks to Kevin and JAX for always thinking of us!  Contact JAX...