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“Great place to visit various animals for free”
Review of Lollypop Farm

Lollypop Farm
Ranked #3 of 18 things to do in Fairport
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Established in 1873, Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester, is the largest animal welfare organization helping pets and people in the Greater Rochester area. We encourage families of all ages to visit the shelter and our outdoor Farm Yard Petting Area and Walk, which offer educational displays to help people of all ages learn more about the many different animals for whom we care. Our campus also includes a network of Nature trails, and we are adjacent to Egypt Park that includes a pavilion and playground as well. Inside, visitors are welcome to visit the animals and shop in our gift shop. With a main campus located in Fairport and several other adoption centers throughout the community, the organization provides shelter, care, and adoption for dogs, cats, small animals, birds, reptiles, horses, and other farm animals. Other services available include Humane Law Enforcement, Dog Training, Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Services, Pet Supplies and Gifts, Pet Assisted Therapy, Humane Education and Camps, and Behavior Advice. Lollypop Farm is an independent nonprofit organization supported entirely by contributions from the community.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great place to visit various animals for free”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Newly renovated, this "farm", run by the Humane Society has a state of the art facility that allows familes to not only view dogs/cats/guinea pigs up for adoption, but it also has separate rooms for the cats to roam in so you can meet them/play with them beforehand. They also have horses that the kids can see, not touch along with pigs. They have an area where you can roam with the goats and sheep and pet them as well. Best part of all, it was all free!

Visited June 2014
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Rochester, NY
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Animals to Love”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I have been going to Lollipop Farm for over 45 years. This is not the original location, it moved over 40 years ago. Always clean, animals taken care of, and all waiting to be taken into a loving home. I have adopted 3 dogs and 1 cat from here over the years.

Visited September 2013
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Syracuse, New York
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Very well taken care of”
Reviewed 17 February 2014

I have been going to this place since I was a small child. The animals are very well taken care of and for the most part they seem happy. By that I mean some of these dogs are older and they just were abandoned by the ones they love. We would take all of them if we had the room.

Visited February 2014
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Yonkers, New York, United States
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A great place to learn about animals and see a model rescue in action”
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Clean friendly animals well loved and taken care of. Outdoor and indoor exhibits. Great model animal rescue site with cat rooms.

Visited December 2013
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Rochester, New York
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2,988 reviews
906 attraction reviews
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“Fun to walk through”
Reviewed 25 January 2014

I hadn't been to Lollypop Farms in ages, but I passed through today just to see all that's changed. They have greatly increased the size of the place, and have added large wings for dogs, cats, and other "barn" animals. I was impressed with the efforts they make to get animals adopted, even though some of them looked like they'd been through a lot in their lives. Lots of rabbits and birds for adoption, too, to the right families.

I left a contribution for these folks on the way out, as they provide free spaying services to all who need it. This is a great place to take the kids, especially in the summer when they can visit with the bigger animals outside. I highly recommend it.

Visited January 2014
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