Welcome to Joyful Rescues On-line

​501(c)(3) Non-Profit Rescue - Saving Adoptable Pets and Bringing Love to Your Home One Tail at a Time.
We are a private rescue and all visits are
​BY APPOINTMENT ONLY ​with approved application.​
We do not have open visiting hours.
​Please refer to our listing of pets up for adoption.

Adoption Application​

​​**Please See our STATEMENT regarding COVID-19 **
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Due to Covid-19, all showing events have been CANCELED until further notice.
We are still ADOPTING to pre-approved​​ adopters only. A mask will be required for your appointment!!

It’s time for a WALK!     "Buy a Brick" Order Form

What a PURRFECT Birthday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Anniversary, Wedding, Memorial, Retirement, etc.. gift for ALL your animal loving friends & family!!
Be a part of it! Dedicate a brick to your favorite canine, feline, human, business or family name…whether over the rainbow or still among us…with an inscription of your choice. This walkway is being designed to provide attractive, meaningful and more stable footing for those who come to visit and tour our facility and improve ease & safety for staff and volunteers carrying animals to and from the buildings. The design also includes “A Place to PAWS” brick wall/bench area for guests to sit and enjoy watching the dogs frolic beyond the fence! The walkway is in & bricks can be purchased at any time! Get your brick(s) before it fills up!

Joyful Rescues Designated Donor #3313
​​Most Needed:
  • Liquid Laundry Detergent or Pods (we can't use Powder due to Septic System)
  • Paper Towels​
  • Canned Dog Food​
  • ​Cat Litter (Any Variety Clumping & Kitten Friendly)
  • Martingale Collars (X-Small, Small)​
  • Liquid Dishwasher Detergent​
  • ​Copy Paper
  • ​Garbage Bags (Heavy Duty)
Always Needed:
  • Floor Cleaner (Lysol, Pinesol, Mr. Clean, etc.)
  • Multi-Surface Cleaner (409, etc.)
  • Brooms​
  • Vinyl Gloves (Large)​
  • Leashes (New/Used are fine but no "Dollar Store" Type as they Break Easily)​
  • Soft Dog Treats (Made in USA from USA Ingredients Please!)​
  • Blankets (Used are Fine)​
  • Dog Toys​ (Kong / Heavy Duty Rubber Type / No Plush Toys either Stuffed Or Unstuffed Please!)
  • Newspapers
  • "Forever" Postage Stamps​ (Rolls are very much Appreciated!)
  • GIFT CARDS: Staples, Home Depot, Lowe's, PetSmart, Tractor Supply, Valero Gas, MasterCard or Visa.
Donations are welcome year-round!
Volunteers can accept your donations at Webster PetSmart or Orchard Park PetSmart during adoption events on Saturdays from 11:30-2:00. Or call us at 716-372-3661 to arrange large volume pick up!
Joyful Rescues Wish List
Shopping on Amazon.com? / Amazon Smile Member?​ Select "Joyful Rescues" as your Charity and donate each time you shop. Please also check our "Charity Wish List" for items needed.
Not a member? You can either sign in here to become one OR ​visit our "Public Wish List" . Thank you!
Norma Affleck
"Gizzie’s Kiss it Better Fund” has been set up to help provide medical care for animals taken into the rescue with extensive special or critical needs. For more information, please click the link above.
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2 Year Old - Female 
​Basset Mix - Est. 35 Lbs.​​​
I Am Adorable !!

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