Dogs For Adoption In Massachusetts

Below are all of the organizations in Massachusetts from which you can adopt a dog. Please continue on to each individual organization’s website by clicking on their name to see dogs they have available for adoption or to learn more about the organization and their mission. Adopting is a great way of bringing home a dog in need of a loving home. Consider checking with the organizations in your area on a weekly basis if you’re looking for a specific breed before you decide to go out and buy a puppy from a breeder. You know what they say – ‘Adopt Before You Shop!’




Organization Address City Email Phone
A Helping Paw 3086 Cranberry Hwy E. Wareham Email Us 508-291-7297
A Place For: Bonnie’s Foster Home for Shelter Dogs Great Barrington Email Us 413-528-9581
Adonai’s Animals New Bedford Email Us
Adopt Homeless Paws – Military Mascots Merrimac Email Us
AdoptALab.org Boston Email Us
Adorable Dogs- An All Breed Rescue – MA Marlborough Email Us
Ahimsa Haven Animal Rescue 381 Baldwinville Rd Suite A Templeton Email Us 978-297-2673
Alaskan Malamute Rescue of New England, Inc. PMB #213 430 Franklin Village Dr Franklin Email Us 413-258-4089
All Breed Rescue Northeast Haverhill Email Us
All Dog Rescue PO Box 2072 Natick N/A 617-507-9193
All Heart Animal Rescue – MA Chapter Tauton Email Us
Alliance For Animals 232 Silver Street South Boston Email Us 617-268-7800
Ambassador Pit Bull Rescue, Inc. Upton Email Us 508-603-9444
American Maltese Assoc. Rescue 818 Carpenter Rd Athol Email Us
Animal Advocates, Inc. P.O. Box 79258 Dartmouth Email Us 508-991-7727
Animal Control center 593 Montaup St Fall River N/A 508-677-3137
Animal Protection Center of Southeastern MA 1300 West Elm Street Extension Brockton Email Us 508-586-2053
Animal Rescue Front, Inc. PO Box 312 Charlemont Email Us
Animal Rescue League of Boston 10 Chandler Street Boston N/A 617-426-9170
Animal Rescue League of Boston – Cape Cod Branch 3981 Main Street Brewster Email Us 508-255-1030
Animal Rescue League of Boston – Headquarters 10 Chandler Street Boston Email Us 617-226-5602
Animal Rescue League of Boston – Pine Ridge Animal Shelter 55 Anna’s Place Dedham Email Us 781-326-0729
Animal Shelter Inc. of Sterling MA 17 Laurelwood Road Sterling Email Us 978-422-8585
Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard One Pennywise Path Edgartown N/A 508-627-8662
Animal Umbrella, Inc. 320B Charger St. Revere Email Us 617-731-7267
Animed Pet Adoption Center 918 Providence HWY Dedham Email Us 781-329-5333
Around The Pounds Rescue 1078 Liberty St Braintree Email Us
Ashburnham Animal Control 32 Main Street Ashburnham Email Us 978-827-3225
ASRI / Positive Options P.O. Box 1815 Westfield Email Us 888-689-3698
Athol Animal Control 584 Main St. Athol Email Us 978-249-2494
Bark Avenue Adoptions Boston Email Us
Bay State Animal Cooperative, Inc. Norwood Email Us 781-436-2722
Bay State Dogs 45 Follette St. Grafton Email Us
Baypath Humane Society 5 Rafferty Rd Hopkinton N/A 508-435-6938
Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton Inc 5 Rafferty Rd Hopkinton N/A 508-435-6938
Beagles of New England States (B.O.N.E.S.), Inc. P.O. Box 622 Stow Email Us
Billerica Animal Control Avila St Billerica Email Us 978-671-0909
Blackstone Valley Vet Hospital 615 Douglas Street Uxbridge Email Us 508-278-6581
Boston Dog Rescue Boston Email Us
Boston Terrier Tea Party Rescue Hanson Email Us 781-447-5193
Boxer Buddies Rescue, Inc. P.O. Box 120 Bellingham Email Us 508-966-3944
Brockton Blue Dog Shelter 1014 Pearl St. Brockton Email Us 508-436-6446
Broken Tail Rescue, Inc. P.O. Box 60296 Worcester Email Us 508-625-0332
Brown Dog Coalition and Rescue Ltd Hopkinton Email Us
Buddy Dog Humane Society 151 Boston Post Rd Sudbury Email Us 978-443-6990
C.A.R.E. for Your Pet, Inc. P. O. Box 567 Gardner Email Us 978-895-6762
C.A.R.E. Southcoast 111 Main Street Acushnet Email Us 508-994-0220
Calliope Rescue, Inc. PO Box 224 Brookline Email Us
Canine Connections, Inc. 18 Washington St, PMB 242 Canton Email Us
Cape Ann Animal Aid 4 Paws Lane Gloucester Email Us 978-283-6055 x 11
Caribbean Connection Puppy Rescue Hanson Email Us
Carlisle Animal Adoption Resource Cranberry Hill Carlisle Email Us
Carrie A. Seaman Animal Shelter 5 Sandy Hill Lane Provincetown Email Us 508-487-4243
Cavalier Alliance for Rescue, Research, and Education, Inc. Boxborough Email Us 978-254-1005
Charlton Animal Control 85 Masonic Home Road Charlton Email Us 508-248-2266
City of Beverly Animal Services Dept 191 Cabot Street Beverly Email Us 978-921-6040 ext 311
City of Boston Animal Shelter 26 Mahler Road Roslindale N/A 617-635-1800
City of Lawrence Animal Control 90 Lowell Street Lawrence Email Us 978-794-5856
Community Animal Rescue and Education Cambridge Email Us
Daisy’s Animal Rescue League PO Box 574 Sterling Email Us
Daisy’s Animal Rescue League, Inc. P.O. Box 574 Sterling Email Us
Dakin Humane Society 171 Union St Springfield Email Us 413-781-4000
Dakin Humane Society 163 Montague Road Leverett N/A 413-548-9898
Destiny’s Road Animal Rescue 370 SPRINGFIELD ST Palmer Email Us 413-887-9220
Dog Orphans, Inc. 90 Webster St., Route 16 Douglas Email Us 508-476-1855
Dogs Deserve Better of MA Longmeadow Email Us
Dracut Animal Control 11 Spring Park Avenue Dracut Email Us 978-459-0691
Duxbury Animal Control & Shelter Duxbury Email Us 781-934-6424
East Coast Adoption Agency East Sandwich N/A 732-207-9687
Easters Compatible Canines Ware Email Us 413-967-6680
Ellen M. Gifford Sheltering Home Brighton Email Us 617-787-8872
FACES, Inc. P.O. Box 704 W. Springfield Email Us 413-783-3078
Fairhaven Animal Shelter Bridge Street Fairhaven N/A 508-979-4028
Fairy Tail Endings, Inc. P.O. Box 65 Hanson Email Us 508-889-5006
Faxon Animal Rescue League of Greater Fall River 474 Durfee St. Fall River Email Us 508-676-1061
Fitchburg Animal Shelter 939 High Rock Road Fitchburg Email Us 978-345-1461
Forever Home Rescue New England Walpole Email Us
Forever Paws Animal Shelter, Inc. 300 Lynwood St Fall River Email Us 508-677-9154
Forgotten Angels Shelter, Inc. P.O. Box 112 Westford Email Us
Foxborough Animal Control 27 Spring Street Foxborough Email Us 508-543-0662
Framingham Animal Control 50 Western Ave Framingham Email Us 508-620-4870
Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter 10 Sandy Lane Turners Falls N/A 413-676-9182
Friends of Beverly Animals PO Box 3378 Beverly Email Us 978-927-4157
Friends of Carver Animals Carver N/A 508-866-6992
Friends of Marbleheads Abandoned Animals 44 Village St. Marblehead Email Us 781-631-8664
Friends of the Attleboro Animal Shelter Pond Street N Attleboro Email Us 508-761-5617
Friends of the Plymouth Pound P.O. Box 578 Manomet Email Us 508-224-6651
Friends of the Scituate Shelter 780 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy Scituate Email Us 781-544-4533
Friends of the Scituate Shelter 780 Chief Justice Cushing Highway Scituate N/A 781-544-4533 ext 301
Gardner Animal Control Facility Plant Road Gardner N/A 978-790-6601
Gentle Giants of Georgia Rescue West Springfield Email Us
German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc. PO Box 299 Wayland Email Us 978-443-2202
Great Dog Rescue New England 9 Barlet St. #316 Andover Email Us
Great Dog Rescue New England Andover N/A
Greene Pets Foster Network North Wattertown Email Us 423-228-0410
Greyhound Friends 167 Saddle Hill Road Hopkinton Email Us
Greyhound Friends, Inc. 167 Saddle Hill Rd Hopkinton Email Us
Greyhound Options, Inc. 43 Sygiel Rd Ware Email Us
Greyhound Options, Inc. 43 Sygiel Rd. Ware Email Us 413-967-9088
Greyhound Rescue of N.E., Inc. P.O. Box 507 Mendon Email Us 508-478-1617
GSP Rescue New England Tewksbury N/A 888-450-2519
Gulf South Golden Retriever Rescue Boston Email Us
Halfway 2 Furever Berlin Email Us 508-244-7739
Happy Tails Pet Rescue Bradley Street Somerville Email Us
Happy Tails Pet Rescue Somerville N/A 603-595-7387
Harley’s Hope, Inc. North Hampton Email Us 870-688-4723
Harmony Fund Holden Email Us
Heart And Soul Greyhound Adoption, Inc. 10 Mary Lyon Drive Granby Email Us 413-467-3630
Here Today Adopted Tomorrow Animal Sanctuary, Inc. PO Box 557 Brimfield Email Us 413-324-8224
Hilltop Humane Society P.O. Box 553 Randolph Email Us 781-961-3638
Hilltop Humane Society PO Box 553 Randolph Email Us 781-963-5875
Holbrook Animal Shelter 1 Maple Avenue Building Holbrook Email Us 781-767-9067
Hull Animal Control 253 Atlantic Ave Hull Email Us 781-925-4718
Hull Seaside Animal Rescue P.O. Box 787 Hull Email Us 877-378-1195
Hull Seaside Animal Rescue P.O. Box 787 Hull Email Us 781-925-3121
Humane Society & Shelter – SouthCoast 31 Ventura Drive Dartmouth Email Us 508-995-6661
IANIMAL Southcoast Pet Rescue New Bedford Email Us
IMPS – Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, Inc. – New England region Wakefield Email Us
International Board of Animal Welfare boston Email Us
Ipswich Humane Group, Inc. P.O. Box 873 Ipswich Email Us 978-356-6652
It Takes A Village Animal Rescue Amherst Email Us
Jennas Rescue Palmer Email Us 413-283-2006
K9 Rescue of VA – MA Chapter West Bridgewater Email Us 617-335-0629
Katnypkare Peabody Email Us 781-771-7551
Kingston Animal Control/Shelter 28 Evergreen Street Kingston Email Us 781-585-0529
Kitty Connection Medford Email Us 781-393-9995
Last Chance Animal Rescue Fund 80 Newbern Avenue Medford Email Us
Last Hope K9 Rescue 71 Commercial St, 184 Boston Email Us
Legacy Rescue, Inc. Arlington Email Us
Leicester Animal Control 3 Washington St Leicester Email Us 508-892-9891
Little Paws Rescue 32 West Main Street Hopkinton Email Us 508-435-4965
Looziana Basset Rescue, Inc. Boston Email Us
LoveHandlers Animal Sanctuary Barre Email Us 423-329-0554
Lowell Humane Society 951 Broadway St Lowell Email Us 978-452-7781
Lucky Lab Rescue and Adoption MA Salem Email Us
MA Animal Samaritans P.O. Box 352 North Billerica Email Us 978-459-CATS
Madeira Park Farm Fosters 88 Mill Road Acushnet Email Us 508-995-6822
Mansfield Animal Shelter 175 Fruit Street Mansfield Email Us 508-261-7339
Martha’s Vineyard Helping Homeless Animals 25 June Ave Oak Bluffs Email Us 508-560-6046
Massachusetts Humane Society 87 Wharf Street East Weymouth Email Us 781-335-1300
Medfield Animal Shelter 101 Old Bridge Street Medfield Email Us 508-359-8989
Melrose Humane Society PO Box 760668 Melrose Email Us
Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society 63 Elm Street (Rt. 110) Salisbury Email Us 978-462-0760
MetroWest Humane Society 30 Pond Street Ashland Email Us 508-875-3776
Middleboro Animal Shelter 50 Access Rd. Middleboro N/A 508-946-2455
Milford Animal Control 3 Fiske Mill Road Milford N/A 508-478-3871
Milford Humane Society 289 West Street Milford Email Us 508-473-7008
Milton Animal League 181 Governor Stoughton Lane Milton Email Us 617-698-0413
MSPCA – Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center 350 South Huntington Avenue Boston Email Us 617-522-5055
MSPCA – Cape Cod Animal Care and Adoption Center 1577 Falmouth Rd Centerville Email Us 508-775-0940
MSPCA at Nevins Farm 400 Broadway Methuen Email Us 978-687-7453
Must Adore Dogs Burlington Email Us
Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals PO Box 2844 Nantucket N/A 508-825-2287
NBRAN New Hampshire Woburn Email Us
NBRAN-Texas 25 Quail Hollow Rd Brewster Email Us 508-896-3602
NEADS Princeton Email Us 978-422-9064
Nemasket Orphaned Animal Haven Raynham Email Us 508-386-3729
Neponset Valley Humane Society P.O. Box 544 Norwood Email Us 781-769-1990
Neponset Valley Humane Society P.O. Box 544 Norwood Email Us 508-261-9924
New Beginnings Dog Rescue P.O. Box 33 Bondsville Email Us
New England Animal Rescue Inc. P.O. Box 508 Middleborough Email Us 508-942-7440
New England Brittany Rescue, Inc. 829 Mill Street Marion Email Us 781-275-0630
New England English Springer Spaniel Rescue, Inc. ME, VT, NH, CT, RI, NY Email Us 877-861-7701
New England Min Pin Rescue 24 Morrison Court Methuen Email Us 978-258-3365
New England Old English Sheepdog Rescue 49 Stonehenge Lincoln N/A 781-259-8173
New England Old English Sheepdog Rescue Inc. 49 Stonehedge Lincoln Email Us 781-819-0131
New England Saint Bernard Rescue Sudbury Email Us 978-443-3556
New England Society for Abandoned Animals (NESAA) 89 South Main Street, Unit 1 Centerville Email Us 508-771-7800
New Leash on Life Rescue Canton Email Us
Norfolk County Humane Society, Inc. All Email Us 781-828-8084
Norfolk County Humane Society, Inc. Canton N/A 781-844-6172
North Atlantic Westie Rescue, Inc. Bridgewater Email Us
North Attleborough Animal Shelter Cedar Rd. North Attleborough N/A 508-699-0128
North East All Retriever Rescue P.O. Box 756 Wellfleet Email Us 617-824-4278
North East Rottweiler Rescue PO Box 6456 Portland N/A 866-392-0102
North Star German Shepherd Dog Rescue, Inc. P.O. Box 291 Winchendon Email Us
North Star Labrador Retriever Rescue Worcester Email Us
Northampton Animal Control 29 Center Street Northampton Email Us 413-527-2110
Northeast Animal Shelter 347 Highland Avenue Salem Email Us 978-745-9888
Northeast Coonhound Rescue P O Box 326 Lexington Email Us
Northeast Pyrenees Rescue (NEPR) PO Box 704 Lee Email Us 877-528-0637
Northeast Shiba Rescue Association New Bedford Email Us 508-992-3839
Northeastern Boxer Rescue P.O. Box 95 Sunderland Email Us 413-367-9292
Norton Animal Shelter 84 Hill St. Norton Email Us 508-286-2655
Odd Dog Rescue Methuen Email Us
Odies Place Dartmouth Email Us 508-971-6670
One Tail At A Time Rescue Andover Email Us
One Tail at a Time Rescue Haverhill Email Us
Oxford Animal Hospital 244 Main Street Oxford N/A 508-987-0026
Oxford Animal Shelter 80 Old Webster Road Oxford N/A 508-987-6047
Papa’s Pet Project, Inc. 88 Shops at 5 Way Plymouth Email Us 508-737-8084
Paw Huggers – Massachusetts Wellesley Email Us
Paw-Affection Dachshund Rescue, Inc. 645 County Street Taunton Email Us 508-947-3667
Paw-Affection Dachshund Rescue, Inc. Taunton Email Us 508-947-3667
Pawfect Life Rescue, Inc. Uxbridge Email Us
PAWS Plymouth Email Us
PAWS 383R Lowell Street Suite 5 Wakefield N/A 781-246-6111
Paws Crossed Nation 6 University Drive, Suite #202-212 Amherst Email Us 800-516-1149
Paws of Plainville, Inc. 200 South Street Plainville Email Us 508-695-4707
Peabody Animal Life Savers 10 Traders Way Salem Email Us 978-531-7478
People for Animals League Young Road Charlton Email Us 508-248-7342
PittieLove Rescue, Inc. P.O. Box 3532 Framingham Email Us
PittieLove Rescue, Inc. PO Box 3532 Framingham Email Us 774-279-5535
Poodle Rescue New England P.O. Box 441447 Somerville Email Us 617-628-1425
Protection of Animals in Wakefield Society, Inc. 383R Lowell Street Suite 5 Wakefield Email Us 551-800-7297
Pug Rescue of New England PO Box 441667 West Somerville N/A
Quincy Animal Shelter 56 Broad Street Quincy N/A 617-376-1349
Rainbow Rescues Inc Chicopee Email Us 413-612-2744
Randolph Animal Hospital 400 South Main Street Randolph Email Us 781-963-2298
Red Barn Farm Westminster Email Us
Rehoboth Animal Shelter Rehoboth N/A 508-252-5421
Rehoboth Animal Shelter 148 Peck St Rehoboth Email Us 508-252-5421 ext 126
Rescue Angels, Inc. Braintree Email Us 781-799-5553
Rescue Without Borders Old Farm Road, Wilbraham Email Us
Rescued Rottweilers United with Friends & Family, Inc. P.O. Box 4129 Westford Email Us 978-429-4059
Richard A. Stein Animal Shelter/Canton Animal Control 150R Bolivar Street Canton Email Us 781-575-6507
Rover Dog Rescue P.O. Box 252 Buzzards Bay Email Us
Rover Starts Over Dog Adoptions P.O. Box 113 Granby Email Us 413-530-0311
Rural Animal Rescue and Foster Uxbridge Email Us 615-500-3164
S.A.V.E. Rescue – MA Chapter Boston Email Us
S.P.A.R.E. Pets Outreach Greenfield Email Us
Safe Harbor for Animals 2 Bradley Street Somerville Email Us 617-625-7332
Save A Dog 604 Boston Post Road Sudbury Email Us
Save A Dog 604 Boston Post Road Sudbury N/A 978-443-7282
Saving Grace for Dogs Middleton Email Us 978-337-7040
Scargo Wags and Wiggles Rescue, Inc. P.O. Box 812 Dennis Email Us 508-400-0222
Schnauzer Paws Rescue PO Box 493 Ware Email Us 413-967-3044
Seacoast Keeshond Rescue Essex Email Us
Second Chance Animal Shelter 111 Young Rd E. Brookfield Email Us 508-867-5525
Second Chance for Furry Friends Rescue Brookline Email Us
Second Chance Fund for Animal Welfare P.O. Box 118 Bolton Email Us 978-779-8287
Second Chance Shelter For Cats Jamaica Plain Email Us
Seekonk Animal Shelter 100 Peck Street Seekonk Email Us 508-336-6663
Shultz’s Guest House Dedham Email Us 781-690-5610
Skyllers Dog and Cat Rescue Lakeville Email Us 508-923-1115
sos4paws (Safely Off Streets) P.O. Box 373 Nutting Lake Email Us 978-726-6102
South Shore Humane Society, Inc. Box 850187 Braintree Email Us 781-843-5838
Southwick Animal Shelter 11 Depot St. Southwick N/A 413-569-5348 ext 649
St. Croix Connection Puppy Rescue P.O. Box 105 Cohasset Email Us 781-383-2597
Standish Humane Society P.O. BOX 634 Duxbury Email Us 781-834-4663
Standish Humane Society P.O. Box 1467 Duxbury Email Us
Stoughton Animal Control 500 West Street Stoughton Email Us 781-344-1294
Stray Pets In Need of MA, Inc. P.O. Box 812413 Wellesley Email Us 781-235-1218
Stray Pets In Need of Mass, Inc. (SPIN) PO Box 812143 Wellesley Email Us
Survivor Tails Animal Rescue Hull Email Us
Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals 1090 Pleasant Street (Route 122) Paxton Email Us 508-757-7959
Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals P.O. Box 897 Rutland Email Us 508-886-2022
Taunton Animal Shelter 821 W Water St Taunton Email Us 508-822-1463
Tewksbury Animal Control 999 Whipple Rd Tewksbury Email Us 978-640-4395
The Boxer Rescue, Inc. P.O. Box 440 Grafton Email Us 800-471-2030
The Fund for Dogs and Cats 7 Sheffield Street Pepperell Email Us 978-433-0404
The Massachusetts Progressive Animal Watchdog Society, Inc. P.O. Box 520136 Winthrop Email Us 617-846-5586
The Pet Union Project, Incorporated Wellesley Email Us
The Pittie Stop Rescue, Inc. Mansfield Email Us
Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center 627 Cottage Street Springfield Email Us 413-781-1484
Town of Ashland 101 Main Street Ashland Email Us 508-881-0122
Town of Dudley Animal Shelter Indian Road Dudley Email Us 508-949-8024
Town of Kingston Animal Control Department 28 Evergreen Street Kingston Email Us 781-582-1303
Town of Marshfield Animal Shelter 156 Clay Pit Road Marshfield Email Us 781-834-5550
Town of Pembroke Animal Control #1 George Finch Way Pembroke Email Us
Town of Sharon Animal Control 90 South Main Street Sharon Email Us 781-784-1513
Town of Swansea Animal Shelter 68 Stevens Road Swansea Email Us 508-679-6446
Town of Warwick Animal Control and Care 203 Orange Road Warwick Email Us 978-544-5218
Town of Webster Animal Control 350 Main Street Webster Email Us 508-340-5189
Town of Weymouth, Police Animal Control P.O. Box 249 87 Wharf St East ‘Weymouth Email Us 781-337-3342
Toy Poodle Rescue P.O.Box 274 Dover Email Us 508-533-8251
Webster Home For Wayward Weenies P.O. Box 324 Webster Email Us
Westfield Animal Shelter 178 Apremont Way Westfield N/A 413-564-3129
Westie Rescue Of New England 2 Brigham street East Boston Email Us 617-569-6796
Westie Rescue Of New England Inc. Norton Email Us
White River Animal Rescue Westfield Email Us
Wildheart Canine Rescue Framingham Email Us
Worcester Animal Rescue League 139 Holden St. Worcester Email Us 508-853-0030
Wrentham Animal Control 100 Stonewall Blvd. Wrentham Email Us 508-384-0501
Yorkies, Inc. Taunton Email Us