- Category: About the APF
For all animal-related questions including adoption, animal surrender, and lost or found pets, please call (518) 374-3944, extension 101, during business hours. After hours, general information is available through our automated telephone system. You may also e-mail us at JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING .
Contact by Department
|Animal Related Inquiries||(518) 374-3944 -ext. 101||Please leave a message if your call is not answered. Our phones are very busy and messages are checked and returned throughout the day.|
|Donations and Business Office||
Mary Forden - ext. 114
Annie Garwood - ext. 118
|Humane Education &
Kim Jess - ext. 119
|Media & Special Events||
Marguerite Pearson - ext. 113
Vladia C. Boniewski - ext. 122
|Animal Welfare Manager||Barbara Spillane - ext. 106||JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING|
|Shelter Manager||Denise Altobelli - ext. 112||JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING|
|Pet Academy Registration||Stephanie Cody - ext. 121||JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING|
|Facilites Manager||Bert Wilson - ext. 104||JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING|
|Executive Director||Michael Daugherty - ext. 110|
|Assistant to the Executive Director||Rosalie Ault - ext. 111|
Shelter Hours of Operation
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday and Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday
Administrative Office Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Please note that the shelter is closed to the public on Monday, however administrative staff is available to assist with non-animal related issues.
PetSmart Cat Adoption Center Hours of Operation
Mohawk Commons, 406 Balltown Road, Niskayuna
Monday through Friday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Click here for an online map for PetSmart
Directions to the Animal Protective Foundation
53 Maple Avenue, Scotia, NY 12302
Click here for an online map for APF
From the New York State Thruway
Take Exit 25 onto I-890. Get off at Exit 4B (Erie Boulevard). Take Erie Boulevard into Glenville, where it becomes Freeman's Bridge Road. At the second traffic light past the bridge, turn right onto Maple Avenue. The shelter is 1/2 mile ahead on the left.
Take Erie Boulevard into Glenville, where it becomes Freeman's Bridge Road. At the second traffic light past the bridge, turn right onto Maple Avenue. The shelter is 1/2 mile ahead on the left.
From I-87, the Northway
Take Exit 9, Clifton Park. Follow Rt. 146 West into Glenville, where it becomes Glenridge Road. Turn left onto Maple Avenue. The shelter is 2 miles ahead on the right.
From Route 50
Turn onto Glenridge Road. Turn right at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Glenridge Road. The shelter is 2 miles ahead on the right.