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Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption
Nestled in the breathtaking Catskill Mountains, Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption in Accord, New York is the perfect location for learning and relaxing. The area has a charming country atmosphere that caters to outdoor enthusiasts, artists and antiquers. Great food and hundreds of miles of hiking trails are only minutes away. Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption is an adoption, training and behavior center and the national model shelter for the Community Animal Shelter Association (CASA). The small, progressive shelter features Real Life Room housing and emotional enrichment for all the dogs. ITC’s primary classroom is a 60’ x 40’ fully matted, and air-conditioned/heated building. We will also utilize the large outdoor fenced agility training field and the consultation room.

Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption
4628 Route 209
Accord, NY 12404

Travel Info
You are responsible for making your own travel and lodging arrangements for the Instructor Training Courses. You should also arrange for private transportation to the course location. Lodging can be between 5-20 minutes from the humane societies and requires a car unless otherwise noted.

The Instructor Training Course cannot arrange for or be responsible for finding roommates or shared rides, but we will place your name on a room and ride share list, if you desire, that will be distributed approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the course. Anyone who is on the list will get a copy and can contact other students to discuss options.
Lodging Near ITC at Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption, Accord, New York
Please keep in mind the following pointers:

  • When you make your lodging reservations, please consider staying over after the last day if you have a long trip home. The course ends at about 5:00pm the final day.
  • Although commuting is always an option, we suggest that you do not drive excessive distances. If you need someone to share lodging expenses with, please indicate it on the registration slip. We will share your information.
  • Rooms should be reserved EARLY.
  • Please confirm pet policies when making your reservation. At ITC: Teaching and Training we will encourage you to take your shelter dog back to the room to bond and have a break from the shelter if you wish.

Updated October 25, 2016

Chelsea Motel, Kerhonkson, NY 845-626-3551
Newly Renovated, WiFi. Clean, affordable. No Dogs. 10 minutes away

Arbor B&B, High Falls, NY 845/687-9888
Allows dogs. 1 double bed in each room. Small dogs allowed. $25/stay pet fee.
$135+/night. Gracious host and great breakfasts.  5 minutes away

Hampton Inn, Kingston, NY 845-382-2600
$152/night, no pets, good reviews. in safe shopping mall area, 20 minutes away

Courtyard Marriott, Kingston, NY 845-382-2300
$160+/night. No dogs, good reviews, in safe shopping mall area, 20 minutes away

Best Western Plus, Kingston, NY 845-338-0400
$130+/night. Allows dogs – $20/night pet fee.  2 dogs per room up to 80lb. 15 minutes away.

Quality Inn, Kingston, NY 845-339-3900
$115/night. No pets. Breakfast is served at 7AM Sit down/not buffet style. 15 minutes away.

Super 8, Kingston, NY 845-338-3078
$75+/night.   Allows dogs; $10/night non-refundable pet fee and $50 cleaning fee if necessary.
15 minutes away. Weekly rate. Mixed reviews on cleanliness.

The Sheeley House B & B, High Falls, NY 845-687-4360
$130 – $210/night. No dogs. 5-10 minutes away

Rodeway Inn Skytop, Kingston, NY  845-331-2900
$60+/night.  Allows dogs – MAY be a pet fee.
WiFi, cont. breakfast, good restaurant, 15 minutes away.
Mixed reviews on cleanliness. Older motel.

Residence Inn, Kingston, NY 845-383-3695
$160+/night.   Allows dogs. 2/room with non-refundable $100 pet fee.
Free breakfast. 15 minutes away.

Rondout Valley RV & Campground Resort, Accord, NY 845-626-5521
Cabins, RVs and tent sites. Lots of amenities. Pets welcome.

So-Hi Campground, Accord, NY 845-687-7377
RVs and tent sites. Quiet pets on leash allowed.

Area Airports
Stewart Int’l Airport Newburgh, NY
50 minutes from Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption.
Flights tend to be slightly higher priced.

Albany Airport Albany, NY
1 hour from Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption.

Newark Airport Newark, NJ
1.5 – 2 hours from Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption.

Driving Directions
Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption
4628 Route 209
Accord, NY 12404

  • New York State Thruway (I-87) to exit #19/ Kingston.
  • After toll, go into the rotary and get off at the first exit onto Route 28/Pine Hill.
  • Take second right off Route 28 onto Route 209 South/Ellenville.
  • Go 13 miles on 209 South.
  • The kennel is on the right. Classroom building is at the top of the hill. Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption’s telephone number is 845-687-4406.

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