We Are Open!

Potsdam Humane Society is now OPEN to Visitors and Volunteers! There are a few changes and we thank you for your understanding and patience as we slowly get back to the way things were! Appointments are still encouraged! Masks, Social Distancing, and Sign IN and OUT are mandatory. Any questions or to schedule an appointment […]

Virtual Strut Your Mutt

Potsdam Humane Society will be hosting our 11th Annual Strut Your Mutt Virtually this year! As we strive to be a no-kill shelter, operational and medical costs are very high. Every dollar raised will help PHS care for over 1,000 animals each year through lifesaving programs. This year you can choose how you “Strut” for […]

Zumbathon September 19th

Come Shake Your Tail to benefit the animals at Potsdam Humane Society! WHEN: Saturday September 19th WHERE: Pine Street Arena (43 Pine Street, Potsdam) OUTSIDE TIME: 6:00pm -9:00pm COST: $25 – Which includes a SWAG BAG *Swag bags available to the first 100 registrants/attendees Below are the Registration and Liability Release Forms. Completed forms can […]


Help PHS to raise Funds with Funds2Orgs by donating your gently worn, used, or new shoes! Last year with your help we were able to raise over $1,000!! PHS is collecting shoes NOW until OCTOBER 15th! Collected shoes are shipped to micro enterprise organizations in developing countries, versus into landfills! Each pair of shoes earns PHS much needed […]

10th Annual Golf Tournament August 29th 2020

Join the Potsdam Humane Society for the 10th Annual “Pets and Vets” Golf Tournament on Saturday August 29, 2020 at Partridge Run Golf & Country Club, Canton. Proceeds to benefit the animals at the Potsdam Humane Society and support the PHS Veterans Adoption Program. This program waives adoption fees for persons who have been honorably […]

Shelter Closed

Out of caution and to help prevent further spread of COVID-19, Potsdam Humane Society will be closed Monday March 16th until further notice to the public and for volunteers. At this time, PHS Staff will be available for adoptions and surrenders by Appointment ONLY. Don’t worry! The PHS Staff will continue to work hard to […]

POSTPONED – Dog Walk & Craft Show

**Sadly, due to COVID-19 and the need for social distancing, the Potsdam Humane Society’s 11th Annual Strut Your Mutt Walk and Craft Show is postponed. We are currently looking at dates this year to reschedule.As soon as a new date is determined, we will be contacting all vendors who have already reserved a space for […]

Volunteers Needed for ECAC

PHS is looking for volunteers again this year for the ECAC Hockey Tournament! Volunteering for Centerplate is easy and FUN! Help PHS earn much needed funds by working concession stands in Lake Placid.Volunteers must be 16 years of age. DATES ARE:Friday March 20th – volunteers meet at 12:15pmSaturday March 21st- volunteers meet at 3:15pmFor more […]

Share the Love Event- Barstow Subaru

Purchase or Lease a new Subaru Now until January 2nd and Subaru of America will donate $250 to a charity of your choice! Barstow Subaru in Potsdam, has been able to choose a Hometown Charity to add to the mix, and the past few years they have selected the Potsdam Humane Society! Since 2014, Barstow Motors and […]