Local Shelters & Animal Organizations

All animals transported by Malta Animal Control are brought to the Saratoga County Animal Shelter located at:
6010 County Farm Rd.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
(518) 885-4113

The shelter is open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and is closed Sundays and holidays. The shelter also sponsors rabies vaccination clinics several times each year and posts pictures of animals available for adoption.


  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Upstate NY
    Glens Falls, NY 12801
    Ph: (518) 798-3500

Additional Animal Organizations

Many of these sites have informative newsletters, as well as providing a wealth of information about domestic or wild animals:

Some Additional Sites of Interest &Information

  • Animal Land - An ASPCA site full of games for children and pet care information
  • AniMed - A site dedicated to information about medications for pets
  • Home Again - A site about micro-chipping your pet
If You Need Additional Information About:
  • Nuisance Wildlife (Advice or Referral)
    • NYS DEC Wildlife Office: (518) 623-1200
    • Cornell Cooperative Extension: (518) 885-8995
  • Injured / Orphaned Wildlife
    • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: (518) 402-8545
      • Ask for the Special Licenses Unit, and then ask for a local wildlife rehabilitator
  • Rabies, Distemper, Lyme Disease, and West Nile Virus
    • Saratoga County Public Health Department: (518) 584-7460