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2489 Albany Post Road | Walden, NY 12586

845-778-5115

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Indoor Yard Sale 9:00 am
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | NY | United States
Come shop our Yard Sale room! There’s something for everyone! All proceeds benefit the cats and dogs in our care. We accept donations on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30 am -1:00 pm. Except Holidays. Any[...]
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A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 9:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park
Mar 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park | Montgomery | NY | United States
Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills[...]
Volunteer Orientation 1:00 pm
Volunteer Orientation @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Volunteer Orientation @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | New York | United States
Volunteers make everything we do possible. Let us know your interests and availability, and we will find a volunteer position that is right for you. Grooming, socializing with the animals, practicing basic commands with dogs,[...]
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A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 8:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park
Mar 10 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park | Montgomery | NY | United States
Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills[...]
Volunteer Orientation 11:30 am
Volunteer Orientation @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Mar 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer Orientation @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | New York | United States
Volunteers make everything we do possible. Let us know your interests and availability, and we will find a volunteer position that is right for you. Grooming, socializing with the animals, practicing basic commands with dogs,[...]
Kids Club 10:00 am
Kids Club @ Tractor Supply
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Kids Club @ Tractor Supply | Walden | NY | United States
Join us for Kids Club, for kids by kids! This FREE event is being held at Tractor Supply in Pine Bush. We’ll be crafting a Leprechaun Mask! The craft is geared toward participants ages 2[...]
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 8:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park
Mar 17 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park | Montgomery | NY | United States
Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills[...]
Wallkill Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2:00 pm
Wallkill Saint Patrick’s Day Parade @ Wallkill St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wallkill Saint Patrick's Day Parade @ Wallkill St. Patrick's Day Parade | Walden | NY | United States
Come out and support HSW in the 2019 Wallkill St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Parade begins at the Corner of Union and River Street and ends on Bridge Street.
Board of Directors Meeting 7:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm
Meetings are held at the Walden Savings Bank at Scotts Corners, on the 3rd floor, on the 3rd WEDNESDAY of every month at 7 pm. Citizens concerned with animal welfare, volunteers and new members are[...]
Indoor Yard Sale 8:00 am
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Indoor Yard Sale @ Humane Society of Walden NY | Walden | NY | United States
Come shop our Yard Sale room! There’s something for everyone! All proceeds benefit the cats and dogs in our care. We accept donations on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30 am -1:00 pm. Except Holidays. Any[...]
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 8:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park
Mar 24 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park | Montgomery | NY | United States
Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills[...]
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 8:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park
Mar 31 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park | Montgomery | NY | United States
Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills[...]

Volunteer at the Humane Society of Walden

About Us

The Humane Society of Walden is a no-kill, non-profit safe haven dedicated to helping stray and abandoned cats and dogs. Our animal shelter serves the communities of Montgomery, Walden, Maybrook, Crawford, Wawarsing, Shawangunk, and Mamakating, but will not turn away pets from across the country in need.

Contact Us

Humane Society of Walden
2489 Albany Post Road
Walden, New York 12586

845-778-5115

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A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park
Mar 17 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk @ Winding Hills Park | Montgomery | NY | United States

Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills Park. Meet us at the Humane Society of Walden (HSW) at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays. HSW will transport some of the dogs in our van (we can hold 3 dogs only) or you can use your car. We return to HSW by noon.

Canine benefits from our Sunday morning walks:

  • much-needed break from the shelter environment
  • dogs are engaged during outings in the park; barking, spinning, and jumping behaviors fade away.
  • dogs return to the shelter happy, tired, and ready to relax
  • provides an opportunity to reinforce basic commands in a new environment
  • provides the dogs an opportunity to socialize with strangers, make a good impression, and maybe even find a forever home
  • exposure to other dogs in the park and can practice and show off their good manners
  • excellent source of exercise and the best gift you can give to these pups – short of adopting one

The complete list of walking rules will be further discussed upon your arrival at HSW. Here are some highlights:

  • New Volunteers: For your first walk with HSW you will be paired with a Senior Dog Walker Volunteer and their dog. After the walk there is a 15-20 minute dog orientation.
  • Stay Alert: You are responsible for the dog’s safety. Please be aware of your surroundings at all times.
  • Strangers: Don’t allow strangers to approach and pet your dog. Politely tell them the dog is in training and if they would like to meet them please visit HSW.
  • Dog Interaction: Our dogs are great and love to be pet, but please keep your face away from theirs and do not give hugs. This helps ensure both you and the dog stay comfortable.
  • 10-foot rule: There’s plenty of room so keep all dogs 10 feet from one another. For the safety of everyone no socialization between our dogs or other dogs in the park.
  • Harness and leash: Periodically check your leash and harness to make sure they are secure
  • No smoking: Please no smoking around the dogs.
  • No cell phone use: To help prevent a potential distraction cell phone use is prohibited while you are holding the leash. The HSW guide can take photos of you and your walking buddy if you’d like.
  • Doggie bags: We’ll supply you bags and treats. Please remember to pick up after your walking buddy or alert a “guide”.
  • Close-toed shoes: Must be worn for the dog walk.
  • Required age: Walkers must be at least 21 years old to hold the leash.

This program is separate from volunteering at the shelter. If you’d like to volunteer at the facility or off site adoption events you must complete an orientation. Many times after the dog walk an orientation will be offered to those who are interested.

Be sure to check @waldenhumane for rain dates or cancellations due to holidays. Please e-mail vc@waldenhumane.org if you’re interested and with any questions.

Hope to see you on Sunday!

Wallkill Saint Patrick’s Day Parade @ Wallkill St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wallkill Saint Patrick's Day Parade @ Wallkill St. Patrick's Day Parade | Walden | NY | United States

Come out and support HSW in the 2019 Wallkill St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Parade begins at the Corner of Union and River Street and ends on Bridge Street.

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