Massachusetts Rescue Shelters and Organizations

By Kevin Myers | 2020 Update

Here you will find a list of animal shelters and rescue organizations located in Massachusetts. If you are an animal shelter, animal rescue, or animal welfare organization please contact us here to add/remove your listing.


Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center
627 Cottage St
Springfield, MA 01104
Phone: 413-781-1484
Email: info@tjoconnoradoptioncenter.com

Halfway Home Cat Rescue Inc.
Chicopee, MA 01021
Phone: (413) 237-6271
Email: Halfwayhomecatrescueinc@gmail.com

Southwick Animal Control Facility
11 Depot St.
Southwick, MA 01077
Phone: (413) 569-5348 ext. 649
Email: aco@swkpd.com

Mutt Rescue
102 Grove Street
Chicopee, MA 01020
Phone: (413) 594-8144
Email: muttrescueofmassachusetts@gmail.com

Westfield Homeless Cat Project
1124 East Mountain Road
Westfield, MA 01085
Phone: (413) 568-6964
Email: westfieldhcp@aol.com

Westfield Animal Shelter
178 Apremont Way
Westfield, MA 01085
Phone: (413) 564-3129
Email: terri.kutayli@cityofwestfield.org

Furever Homes For Felines, Inc.
South Hadley, MA 01075
Phone: (413) 530-4725
Email: fureverhomesforfelines@gmail.com

Rainbow Rescues Inc
Granville, MA 01034
Phone: (413) 612-2744
Email: applications@rainbowrescues.org

In Honey’s Memory Cat Shelter
P.O. Box 147
Huntington, MA 01050
Phone: 413 – 667 – 0049
Email: floures1@msn.com

Belchertown Animal Control
165 George Hannum St
Belchertown, MA 01007
Phone: (413) 519-1754
Email: afenton@belchertown.org

Pug Rescue of New England
Pelham, MA 01002
Email: socialmedia@pugrescueofnewengland.org

Gemini’s Pampered Greyhounds
145 N. Whitney St
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: (413) 626-9879
Email: geminispamperedgreyhounds@gmail.com

Joyful Pets Animal Rescue
Amherst, MA 01002
Email: hello@joyfulpets.org

Here Today Adopted Tomorrow Animal Sanctuary, Inc.
180 Sturbridge Rd
Brimfield, MA 01010
Phone: (413) 324-8224
Email: mika@heretodaysanctuary.org

Big Hair Animal Rescue Inc.
Sturbridge, MA 01566
Email: bighairanimalrescue@gmail.com

Second Chance Animal Shelter Inc.
111 Young Road
P.O. Box 136
East Brookfield, MA 01515
Phone: (508) 867-5525
Email: info@secondchanceanimals.org

Bay State Equine Rescue, Inc.
415 Hunt Road
847 New Braintree Road
Oakham, MA 01068
Email: info@baystateequinerescue.com

Northeast Pyr Rescue (NEPR)
Lee, MA 01238
Phone: 1-877-528-0637
Email: nepyresq@nepyresq.org

For the Love of a Dog
Greenfield, MA 01301
Email: loveofadog@gmail.com

Community Cat Connection
289 Thompson Road
Webster, MA 01570
Phone: 508-949-0779
Email: info@ccatconnect.org

A Place For Us: Bonnie’s Foster Home for Shelter Dogs
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Phone: (413) 528-9581
Email: BBassis@earthlink.net

No Mutts Left Behind, Inc.
Cherry Valley, MA 01611
Phone: (774) 371-0185
Email: nomuttsleftbehind@gmail.com

Athol Animal Control
450 Thrower Rd
mailing: 280 Exchange St
Athol, MA 01331
Phone: (978) 249-2494
Email: atholanimalcontrol@yahoo.com

Ahimsa Haven
Templeton, MA 01468
Email: Info@AhimsaHaven.org

American Bullmastiff Rescue
P.O. Box 300
Templeton, MA 01468
Phone: 978 424 1044
Email: blackslate@aol.com

Dog Orphans Inc.
90 Webster St. Rt. 16
P.O. Box 767
Douglas, MA 01516
Phone: (508) 476-1855
Email: info@dogorphans.com

Broken Tail Rescue
PO Box 60296
Worcester, MA 01606
Phone: (508) 625-0332
Email: info@brokentailrescue.org

Worcester Animal Rescue League
139 Holden Street
Worcester, MA 01606
Phone: (508) 853-0030
Email: info@worcesterarl.org

Got Spots Etc
Adams, MA 01220
Phone: (413) 664-3643
Email: Skippy10@outlook.com

Gardner Animal Control Facility
899 West Broadway
Gardner, MA 01440
Phone: (978) 630-4950
Email: animaladoption@gardner-ma.gov

Animal Shelter Inc.
Sterling, MA 01564
Phone: (978) 422-8585
Email: staff@sterlingshelter.org

NEADY Cats Inc.
Sterling, MA 01564
Phone: (978) 422-5116
Email: tweety7437@charter.net

Bay State Dogs
Grafton, MA 01519
Email: baystatedogs@yahoo.com

Safe With Us Animal Rescue, Inc.
Grafton, MA 01519
Email: info@safewithusanimalrescue.org

Willy’s Kitty Angels Rescue, Inc.
PO Box 246
Northbridge, MA 01534
Phone: (508) 873-0336
Email: willyskittyangelsinfo@gmail.com

BV Cats, Inc.
PO Box 819
Northbridge, MA 01534
Phone: (508) 735-5825
Email: bvcatsinc.ma@gmail.com

Pawfect Life Rescue
510 W Hartford Ave
Uxbridge, MA 01569
Email: robinson.pawfectlife@gmail.com

Whiskers & Mittens TNR
Uxbridge, MA 01569
Phone:
Email: whiskersandmittenstnr@gmail.com

Greyhound Rescue of N.E., Inc.
P.O. Box 507
Mendon, MA 01756
Phone: 508-478-1617
Email: adopt@greyhoundrescuene.org

LaMa Animal Rescue
Westborough, MA 01581
Email: LaMaAnimalRescue@gmail.com

Town of Milford Animal Control
3 Fiske Mill Road
Milford, MA 01757
Phone: 508-478-3871
Email: milfordaco@yahoo.com

Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton Inc.
500 Legacy Farms North
Hopkinton, MA 01748
Phone: (508) 435-6938
Email: adopt@baypathhumane.org

Brown Dog Coalition and Rescue Ltd
Hopkinton, MA 01748
Email: browndogcoalitionandrescue@gmail.com

Greyhound Friends Inc.
Hopkinton, MA 01748
Phone: (508) 435-5969
Email: info@greyhound.org

The Pat Brody Shelter for Cats
PO Box 142
Lunenburg, MA 01462
Phone: (978) 582-6116
Email: pbs@catsontheweb.org

CaRMaH (Cat Rescue of Marlborough and Hudson)
Hudson, MA 01749
Phone: (508)460-2022
Email: adoptacat@carmah.org

Wildheart Canine Rescue
Framingham, MA 01702
Phone:
Email: fortheloveofgsd@gmail.com

PittieLove Rescue Inc.
Framingham, MA 01701
Email: info@pittieloverescue.org

Cavalier Alliance for Rescue, Research, and Education, Inc.
Boxborough, MA 01719
Phone: (978) 254-1005
Email: cavalieralliance2014@gmail.com

Save A Dog
604 Boston Post Road
Sudbury, MA 01776
Phone: 978-443-7282
Email: inquiries@saveadog.org

All Dog Rescue, Inc.
P.O. Box 2072
Natick, MA 01760
Phone: (617) 507-9193
Email: info@alldogrescue.org

Guardian Angels Cat Rescue, Inc.
PO Box 5533
Wayland, MA 01778
Phone: 781-237-8405
Email: guardianangelscatrescue@gmail.com

German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc.
P.O. Box 299
Wayland, MA 01778
Phone:
Email: adoptinfo@gsrne.org

Angelcat Haven
PO Box 2261
Plainville, MA 02762
Phone: 508-203-4240
Email: adoptions@angelcathaven.com

Forever Home Rescue New England
Medfield, MA 02052
Phone: 508-359-4465
Email: foreverhomerescue@gmail.com

A Medfield Animal Shelter
101 Old Bridge Street
Medfield, MA 02052
Phone: (508) 359-8989
Email: info@medfieldshelter.com

Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter
27 Pond St North
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Attleboro, MA 02703
Phone: (774) 203-1862
Email: AttleboroPets@hotmail.com

Attleboro Friends of Cats, Inc.
PO Box 283
Attleboro, MA 02703
Phone: (508) 838-0119
Email: friendsofcats@yahoo.com

Massachusetts Feline Intervention Alliance
Attleboro, MA 02703
Email: cats@mafiacatgroup.org

Seekonk Animal Shelter
100 Peck Street
Seekonk, MA 02771
Phone: (508) 336-6663

Forgotten Angels Shelter, Inc.
P.O. Box 112
Westford, MA 01886
Email: info@forgottenangelsshelter.org

Furry Tails Cat Shelter
Westford, MA 01886
Email: furrytails913@yahoo.com

Stray Pets In Need of MA inc. (SPIN)
Wellesley, MA 02482
Phone: (781) 235-1218
Email: straypetsinneedofmass@gmail.com

Off the Rocks Animal Rescue
Wellesley, MA 02482
Email: offtherocksrescue@gmail.com

New England Old English Sheepdog Rescue Inc.
49 Stonehedge
Lincoln, MA 01773
Phone: (781) 819-0131
Email: placement@neoesr.org

Mansfield Animal Shelter
175 Fruit Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
Phone: (508) 261-7339
Email: volunteers@mansfieldshelter.org

The Pittie Stop Rescue, Inc.
P.O. Box 1325
Mansfield, MA 02048
Email: thepittiestoprescue@gmail.com

Rehoboth Animal Shelter
148 Peck St
Rehoboth, MA 02769
Phone: (508) 252-5421 ext. 126
Email: a.ruscetta@comcast.net

Neponset Valley Humane Society
Norwood, MA 02062
Phone: (781) 769-1990
Email: nvhumanesociety@gmail.com

The Cat Connection
P.O. Box 541435
Waltham, MA 02453
Phone: (781) 899-4610
Email: info@thecatconnection.org

Ruff Tales Rescue
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Phone: (508) 657-4102
Email: adoptions@rufftalesrescue.org

Kitty Angels
PO Box 638
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
Phone: (978) 649-4681
Email: info@kittyangels.org

Shultz’s Guest House
Dedham, MA 02026
Email: adopt@sghrescue.org

Northeast Coonhound Rescue
P.O. Box 326
Lexington, MA 02420
Email: Iwantahounddog@gmail.com

Project Spay, Inc.
PO Box 445
Swansea, MA 02777
Email: projectspayrescue@gmail.com

Town of Swansea Animal Shelter
68 Stevens Rd.
Swansea, MA 02777
Phone: (508) 679-6446 ext. 7
Email: swanseashelter@yahoo.com

Bullied Breeds Rescue
Nutting Lake, MA 01865
Email: info@bulliedbreedsrescue.org

Billerica Cat Care Coalition
P.O. Box 141
North Billerica, MA 01862
Email: adoptions@billericacatcarecoalition.org

Norfolk County Humane Society, Inc.
Canton, MA 02021
Phone: (781) 844-6172
Email: helyn1627@aol.com

Richard A. Stein Animal Shelter/Canton Animal Control
150R Bolivar Street
Canton, MA 02021
Phone: 781-575-6507
Email: snee@town.canton.ma.us

CAT CANTON RESCUE, Inc.
Canton, MA 02021
Phone: (781) 828-8117
Email: angelpiecakes@yahoo.com

Lowell Humane Society
951 Broadway Street
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: (978) 452-7781
Email: info@lowellhumanesociety.org

Ellen M. Gifford Sheltering Home
30 Undine Road
Boston, MA 02135
Phone: (617) 787-8872
Email: giffordcats@giffordcatshelter.org

City of Boston Animal Shelter
26 Mahler Rd
Boston, MA 02131
Phone: (617) 635-1800
Email: animalshelter@boston.gov

Boston’s Forgotten Felines
Roslindale, MA 02131
Phone: 617-410-6495
Email: catadoptions@bostonsforgottenfelines.org

Whiskers of Hope, Inc.
Arlington, MA 02474
Phone: (339) 970-9230
Email: whiskersofhope@gmail.com

Taunton Animal Shelter
821 W Water St
Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: (508) 822-1463
Email: paws4blue@aol.com

Forever Paws Animal Shelter
300 Lynwood Street
Fall River, MA 02724
Phone: 508-677-9154
Email: fpas1@foreverpaws.com

Friends of Alley Cats
Fall River, MA 02724
Phone: (508) 415-2125
Email: joyce.boro@yahoo.com

MSPCA Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center
350 South Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
Phone: (617) 522-5055
Email: adoption@mspca.org

Second Chance Shelter for Cats
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Phone: (617) 522-1852
Email: sheerak@verizon.net

Faxon Animal Care & Adoption Center
474 Durfee St.
Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: 508-676-1061
Email: renee@arlfr.org

Woburn Feral Cat Coalition
P.O. Box 3127
01888-2027
Woburn, MA 01888
Email: woburncats@gmail.com

House Rabbit Network
P.O. Box 2602
Woburn, MA 01888
Phone: (781) 431-1211
Email: info@rabbitnetwork.org

Sheltara Humane Society
PO Box 623
Randolph, MA 02368
Email: sheltarahumane@gmail.com

Hilltop Humane Society
Randolph, MA 02368
Email: kubikdee@gmail.com

Paws4Survival Rescue Inc.
Randolph, MA 02368
Email: Paws4Survival@gmail.com

Marty’s Cat Rescue
Avon, MA 02322
Phone: 508-559-0765
Email: martyscatrescue@gmail.com

Happy Tails Pet Rescue
Somerville, MA 02145
Phone: (603) 595-7387
Email: info@happytailspetrescue.org

Black Cat Rescue
Somerville, MA 02145
Phone:
Email: susanna@blackcatrescue.com

Animal Rescue League of Boston
10 Chandler Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617) 426-9170
Email: boston-adoption@arlboston.org

A Place for Ace
Boston, MA 02116
Email: admin@aplaceforace.org

Animal Protection Center of Southeastern MA
1300 West Elm Street Extension
Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 508-586-2053
Email: info@apcsm.org

Cat Lovers Rescue
Brockton, MA 02302
Phone:
Email: catloversrescue@comcast.net

Last Hope K9 Rescue
Boston, MA 02113
Email: adoptions@lasthopek9.org

Rescue Angels, Inc.
P.O. Box 850138
Braintree, MA 02184
Phone: 781-799-5553
Email: vickie@rescueangels.org

Quincy Animal Shelter
56 Broad Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1349
Email: adoptions@quincyanimalshelter.org

Melrose Humane Society
PO Box 760668
Melrose, MA 02176
Email: brian.aurilio@gmail.com

Massachusetts Humane Society Inc.
PO Box 850177
Braintree, MA 02185
Phone: (781) 335-1300
Email: MassHumane@aol.com

South Shore Humane Society
P.O.Box 850187
Braintree, MA 02185
Phone: (781) 843-5838
Email: south.shore.humane.society@gmail.com

Bessy’s Place Cat Sanctuary & Cat Adoption
Braintree, MA 02185
Phone: (781) 335-1300
Email: masshumane@aol.com

PAWS
411 Lowell Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
Phone: 551-800-7297
Email: pawswakefield@outlook.com

Great Dog Rescue New England
Andover, MA 01810
Email: info@gdrne.com

BnR’s Rock n’ Rescue
North Reading, MA 01864
Phone: (978) 604-2949
Email: Rescue@bark-n-roll.com

MassPAWS
P.O. Box 520136
Winthrop, MA 02152
Phone: (617) 846-5586
Email: masspaws@aol.com

MSPCA at Nevins Farm
400 Broadway
Route 28
Methuen, MA 01844
Phone: 978-687-7453
Email: methuen@mspca.org

Odd Dog Rescue
Methuen, MA 01844
Phone: (802) 376-6044
Email: Dogcop4@aol.com

Second Chance Boxer Rescue Inc.
24 Mary Jane Road
Franklin, MA 01904
Phone: (877) 281-3146
Email: juliescbr@gmail.com

German Shepherd Resource and Rescue Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 210
Nahant, MA 01908
Phone: adopt@germanshepherdcenter.org
Email: adopt@germanshepherdcenter.org

Caribbean Connection Puppy Rescue
Hanson, MA 02341
Email: kroycroft8@gmail.com

Animal Umbrella Inc.
150 (R) Main St
Peabody, MA 01960
Phone: (508) 877-1194
Email: annamarietaylor@verizon.net

Borash Veterinary Clinic
Peabody, MA 01960
Phone: (978) 531-8713
Email: bvcadoptions@gmail.com

North East Afghan Hound Rescue, Inc
Hathorne, MA 01937
Phone:
Email: neahr@comcast.net

Hull Seaside Animal Rescue
487 Nantasket Avenue
Hull, MA 02045
Phone: (781) 534-4902
Email: jjfahey@verizon.net

Survivor Tails Animal Rescue
Hull, MA 02045
Email: adoptions@survivortails.org

Dawgs Fight Back Inc
Haverhill, MA 01835
Phone: (978) 641-3867
Email: dawgsfightback@gmail.com

Humane Society & Shelter – SouthCoast
31 Ventura Drive
Dartmouth, MA 02740
Phone: 508-995-6661
Email: mventura6089@comcast.net

Odies Place
PO Box 87125
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Phone: (844) 228-5362
Email: odiesplace508@gmail.com

CARE Southcoast
111 Main St.
Acushnet, MA 02743
Phone: (508) 994-0220
Email: CareSouthcoast1@Gmail.com

Town of Pembroke Animal Control
1 George Finch Way
Pembroke, MA 02359
Phone: (781) 293-5288
Email: Lulupop22@comcast.net

One Tail at a Time Rescue, Inc.
Haverhill, MA 01830
Email: onetail@onetailatatime.com

PALS Animal Life Savers
10 Traders Way
Salem, MA 01970
Phone: 978-531-7478
Email: adoptions@palsanimallifesavers.com

The Odd Cat Sanctuary
PO Box 405
Salem, MA 01970
Email: theoddcatsanctuary@gmail.com

Fairhaven Animal Shelter
Fairhaven, MA 02719
Phone: (508) 979-4028
Email: aco@fairhaven-ma.gov

It’s All About the Animals, Inc.
103 Marion Road
Rochester, MA 02770
Email: iaaaadoptions@gmail.com

Friends of Marblehead’s Abandoned Animals
44 Village St.
Marblehead, MA 01945
Phone: (781) 631-8664
Email: BubbeG55@aol.com

Friends of Beverly Animals
PO Box 3378
Beverly, MA 01915
Phone: (978) 927-4157
Email: heidiroberts@comcast.net

Scituate Animal Shelter
780 Chief Justice Cushing Highway
Scituate, MA 02066
Phone: (781) 544-4533 ext. 301
Email: adopt@scituateanimalshelter.org

Shiba Rescue of New England
Scituate, MA 02066
Phone: (561) 307-2221
Email: shibarescuene@gmail.com

New England Equine Rescue North
52 Ash St
West Newbury, MA 01985
Phone: (978) 510-1031
Email: info@neernorth.org

Duxbury Animal Control & Shelter
878R Tremont St.
Duxbury, MA 02332
Phone: 781-934-6424
Email: susan.j.curtis@comcast.net

Safe Tails Animal Rescue
Merrimac, MA 01860
Phone: (978) 384-8004
Email: info@safetails.org

Marshfield Animal Shelter
156 Clay Pit Road
Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: (781) 834-6655 ext. 174
Email: Animalcontrol@marshfieldpolice.org

New England Brittany Rescue Inc.
Marion, MA 02738
Phone: (781) 275-0630
Email: clyk9s@gmail.com

Standish Humane Society
Duxbury, MA 02331
Phone: (781) 834-4663
Email: standishhumane@comcast.net

Ipswich Humane Group Inc.
17 Fowlers Lane
PO Box 873
Ipswich, MA 01938
Phone: (978) 356-6652
Email: ileashakees@gmail.com

Rescue Inc
Newburyport, MA 01950
Email: hello@rescueinc.dog

Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society
63 Elm St.
Rte 110
Salisbury, MA 01952
Phone: (978) 462-0760
Email: adoptioncounselor@mrfrs.org

PEOPLE FOR CATS
44 Beagle Ln
East Falmouth, MA 02574
Phone: 508-540-5654
Email: shelter_44beagleln@aol.com

Cape Ann Animal Aid
4 Paws Lane
Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: (978) 283-6055
Email: info@capeannanimalaid.org

Plymouth Animal Shelter Adoptions
2199 State Rd
Plymouth, MA 02345
Phone: 508-888-1186
Email: cthayer@townhall.plymouth.ma.us

Second Chance Animal Rescue, Inc
25 June Ave.
Same
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone: 508-560-6046
Email: scarofmv@gmail.com

Sandy Paws Rescue Inc
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone: (860) 920-7921
Email: SPRPetfinder@gmail.com

MSPCA Cape Cod Animal Care and Adoption Center
1577 Falmouth Rd.
Centerville, MA 02632
Phone: (508) 775-0940
Email: cape@mspca.org

Carrie A. Seaman Animal Shelter dba CASAS
5 Sandy Hill Lane
P.O. Box 1374
Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone: (508) 487-4243
Email: casas4rescue@comcast.net

Scargo Wags and Wiggles Rescue, Inc.
P.O Box 812
Dennis, MA 02638
Phone: (508) 400-0222
Email: Sylvia@ScargoWagsandWiggles.com

Animal Rescue League of Boston
3981 Main St
Brewster, MA 02631
Phone: (617) 426-9170
Email: Brewster-adoption@arlboston.org

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