In honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) and Reverend Liam Muller of Trinity Episcopal Church will host Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 9 at 2 pm. It will be held at the Rutland County Humane Society at 765 Stevens Road in Pittsford, VT. All pets, or a picture of your pets, are welcome for a special blessing Reverend Muller. All dogs must be on leashes and cats and other pets in safe carriers. The ceremony will be held outside and all pets are encouraged to attend! For more information about RCHS and/or the Blessing of the Animals, please e-mail Jen or call RCHS at 483.9171. Click here for more information.