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Home Dogs For Adoption In Massachusetts

Dogs For Adoption In Massachusetts

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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!’

OrganizationAddressCityEmailPhone
A Helping Paw3086 Cranberry HwyE. WarehamEmail Us508-291-7297
A Place For: Bonnie’s Foster Home for Shelter DogsGreat BarringtonEmail Us413-528-9581
Adonai’s AnimalsNew BedfordEmail Us
Adopt Homeless Paws – Military MascotsMerrimacEmail Us
AdoptALab.orgBostonEmail Us
Adorable Dogs- An All Breed Rescue – MAMarlboroughEmail Us
Ahimsa Haven Animal Rescue381 Baldwinville Rd Suite ATempletonEmail Us978-297-2673
Alaskan Malamute Rescue of New England, Inc.PMB #213 430 Franklin Village DrFranklinEmail Us413-258-4089
All Breed Rescue NortheastHaverhillEmail Us
All Dog RescuePO Box 2072NatickN/A617-507-9193
All Heart Animal Rescue – MA ChapterTautonEmail Us
Alliance For Animals232 Silver StreetSouth BostonEmail Us617-268-7800
Ambassador Pit Bull Rescue, Inc.UptonEmail Us508-603-9444
American Maltese Assoc. Rescue818 Carpenter RdAtholEmail Us
Animal Advocates, Inc.P.O. Box 79258DartmouthEmail Us508-991-7727
Animal Control center593 Montaup StFall RiverN/A508-677-3137
Animal Protection Center of Southeastern MA1300 West Elm Street ExtensionBrocktonEmail Us508-586-2053
Animal Rescue Front, Inc.PO Box 312CharlemontEmail Us
Animal Rescue League of Boston10 Chandler StreetBostonN/A617-426-9170
Animal Rescue League of Boston – Cape Cod Branch3981 Main StreetBrewsterEmail Us508-255-1030
Animal Rescue League of Boston – Headquarters10 Chandler StreetBostonEmail Us617-226-5602
Animal Rescue League of Boston – Pine Ridge Animal Shelter55 Anna’s PlaceDedhamEmail Us781-326-0729
Animal Shelter Inc. of Sterling MA17 Laurelwood RoadSterlingEmail Us978-422-8585
Animal Shelter of Martha’s VineyardOne Pennywise PathEdgartownN/A508-627-8662
Animal Umbrella, Inc.320B Charger St.RevereEmail Us617-731-7267
Animed Pet Adoption Center918 Providence HWYDedhamEmail Us781-329-5333
Around The Pounds Rescue1078 Liberty StBraintreeEmail Us
Ashburnham Animal Control32 Main StreetAshburnhamEmail Us978-827-3225
ASRI / Positive OptionsP.O. Box 1815WestfieldEmail Us888-689-3698
Athol Animal Control584 Main St.AtholEmail Us978-249-2494
Bark Avenue AdoptionsBostonEmail Us
Bay State Animal Cooperative, Inc.NorwoodEmail Us781-436-2722
Bay State Dogs45 Follette St.GraftonEmail Us
Baypath Humane Society5 Rafferty RdHopkintonN/A508-435-6938
Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton Inc5 Rafferty RdHopkintonN/A508-435-6938
Beagles of New England States (B.O.N.E.S.), Inc.P.O. Box 622StowEmail Us
Billerica Animal ControlAvila StBillericaEmail Us978-671-0909
Blackstone Valley Vet Hospital615 Douglas StreetUxbridgeEmail Us508-278-6581
Boston Dog RescueBostonEmail Us
Boston Terrier Tea Party RescueHansonEmail Us781-447-5193
Boxer Buddies Rescue, Inc.P.O. Box 120BellinghamEmail Us508-966-3944
Brockton Blue Dog Shelter1014 Pearl St.BrocktonEmail Us508-436-6446
Broken Tail Rescue, Inc.P.O. Box 60296WorcesterEmail Us508-625-0332
Brown Dog Coalition and Rescue LtdHopkintonEmail Us
Buddy Dog Humane Society151 Boston Post RdSudburyEmail Us978-443-6990
C.A.R.E. for Your Pet, Inc.P. O. Box 567GardnerEmail Us978-895-6762
C.A.R.E. Southcoast111 Main StreetAcushnetEmail Us508-994-0220
Calliope Rescue, Inc.PO Box 224BrooklineEmail Us
Canine Connections, Inc.18 Washington St, PMB 242CantonEmail Us
Cape Ann Animal Aid4 Paws LaneGloucesterEmail Us978-283-6055 x 11
Caribbean Connection Puppy RescueHansonEmail Us
Carlisle Animal Adoption ResourceCranberry HillCarlisleEmail Us
Carrie A. Seaman Animal Shelter5 Sandy Hill LaneProvincetownEmail Us508-487-4243
Cavalier Alliance for Rescue, Research, and Education, Inc.BoxboroughEmail Us978-254-1005
Charlton Animal Control85 Masonic Home RoadCharltonEmail Us508-248-2266
City of Beverly Animal Services Dept191 Cabot StreetBeverlyEmail Us978-921-6040 ext 311
City of Boston Animal Shelter26 Mahler RoadRoslindaleN/A617-635-1800
City of Lawrence Animal Control90 Lowell StreetLawrenceEmail Us978-794-5856
Community Animal Rescue and EducationCambridgeEmail Us
Daisy’s Animal Rescue LeaguePO Box 574SterlingEmail Us
Daisy’s Animal Rescue League, Inc.P.O. Box 574SterlingEmail Us
Dakin Humane Society171 Union StSpringfieldEmail Us413-781-4000
Dakin Humane Society163 Montague RoadLeverettN/A413-548-9898
Destiny’s Road Animal Rescue370 SPRINGFIELD STPalmerEmail Us413-887-9220
Dog Orphans, Inc.90 Webster St., Route 16DouglasEmail Us508-476-1855
Dogs Deserve Better of MALongmeadowEmail Us
Dracut Animal Control11 Spring Park AvenueDracutEmail Us978-459-0691
Duxbury Animal Control & ShelterDuxburyEmail Us781-934-6424
East Coast Adoption AgencyEast SandwichN/A732-207-9687
Easters Compatible CaninesWareEmail Us413-967-6680
Ellen M. Gifford Sheltering HomeBrightonEmail Us617-787-8872
FACES, Inc.P.O. Box 704W. SpringfieldEmail Us413-783-3078
Fairhaven Animal ShelterBridge StreetFairhavenN/A508-979-4028
Fairy Tail Endings, Inc.P.O. Box 65HansonEmail Us508-889-5006
Faxon Animal Rescue League of Greater Fall River474 Durfee St.Fall RiverEmail Us508-676-1061
Fitchburg Animal Shelter939 High Rock RoadFitchburgEmail Us978-345-1461
Forever Home Rescue New EnglandWalpoleEmail Us
Forever Paws Animal Shelter, Inc.300 Lynwood StFall RiverEmail Us508-677-9154
Forgotten Angels Shelter, Inc.P.O. Box 112WestfordEmail Us
Foxborough Animal Control27 Spring StreetFoxboroughEmail Us508-543-0662
Framingham Animal Control50 Western AveFraminghamEmail Us508-620-4870
Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter10 Sandy LaneTurners FallsN/A413-676-9182
Friends of Beverly AnimalsPO Box 3378BeverlyEmail Us978-927-4157
Friends of Carver AnimalsCarverN/A508-866-6992
Friends of Marbleheads Abandoned Animals44 Village St.MarbleheadEmail Us781-631-8664
Friends of the Attleboro Animal ShelterPond Street NAttleboroEmail Us508-761-5617
Friends of the Plymouth PoundP.O. Box 578ManometEmail Us508-224-6651
Friends of the Scituate Shelter780 Chief Justice Cushing HwyScituateEmail Us781-544-4533
Friends of the Scituate Shelter780 Chief Justice Cushing HighwayScituateN/A781-544-4533 ext 301
Gardner Animal Control FacilityPlant RoadGardnerN/A978-790-6601
Gentle Giants of Georgia RescueWest SpringfieldEmail Us
German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc.PO Box 299WaylandEmail Us978-443-2202
Great Dog Rescue New England9 Barlet St. #316AndoverEmail Us
Great Dog Rescue New EnglandAndoverN/A
Greene Pets Foster Network NorthWattertownEmail Us423-228-0410
Greyhound Friends167 Saddle Hill RoadHopkintonEmail Us
Greyhound Friends, Inc.167 Saddle Hill RdHopkintonEmail Us
Greyhound Options, Inc.43 Sygiel RdWareEmail Us
Greyhound Options, Inc.43 Sygiel Rd.WareEmail Us413-967-9088
Greyhound Rescue of N.E., Inc.P.O. Box 507MendonEmail Us508-478-1617
GSP Rescue New EnglandTewksburyN/A888-450-2519
Gulf South Golden Retriever RescueBostonEmail Us
Halfway 2 FureverBerlinEmail Us508-244-7739
Happy Tails Pet RescueBradley StreetSomervilleEmail Us
Happy Tails Pet RescueSomervilleN/A603-595-7387
Harley’s Hope, Inc.North HamptonEmail Us870-688-4723
Harmony FundHoldenEmail Us
Heart And Soul Greyhound Adoption, Inc.10 Mary Lyon DriveGranbyEmail Us413-467-3630
Here Today Adopted Tomorrow Animal Sanctuary, Inc.PO Box 557BrimfieldEmail Us413-324-8224
Hilltop Humane SocietyP.O. Box 553RandolphEmail Us781-961-3638
Hilltop Humane SocietyPO Box 553RandolphEmail Us781-963-5875
Holbrook Animal Shelter1 Maple Avenue BuildingHolbrookEmail Us781-767-9067
Hull Animal Control253 Atlantic AveHullEmail Us781-925-4718
Hull Seaside Animal RescueP.O. Box 787HullEmail Us877-378-1195
Hull Seaside Animal RescueP.O. Box 787HullEmail Us781-925-3121
Humane Society & Shelter – SouthCoast31 Ventura DriveDartmouthEmail Us508-995-6661
IANIMAL Southcoast Pet RescueNew BedfordEmail Us
IMPS – Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, Inc. – New England regionWakefieldEmail Us
International Board of Animal WelfarebostonEmail Us
Ipswich Humane Group, Inc.P.O. Box 873IpswichEmail Us978-356-6652
It Takes A Village Animal RescueAmherstEmail Us
Jennas RescuePalmerEmail Us413-283-2006
K9 Rescue of VA – MA ChapterWest BridgewaterEmail Us617-335-0629
KatnypkarePeabodyEmail Us781-771-7551
Kingston Animal Control/Shelter28 Evergreen StreetKingstonEmail Us781-585-0529
Kitty ConnectionMedfordEmail Us781-393-9995
Last Chance Animal Rescue Fund80 Newbern AvenueMedfordEmail Us
Last Hope K9 Rescue71 Commercial St, 184BostonEmail Us
Legacy Rescue, Inc.ArlingtonEmail Us
Leicester Animal Control3 Washington StLeicesterEmail Us508-892-9891
Little Paws Rescue32 West Main StreetHopkintonEmail Us508-435-4965
Looziana Basset Rescue, Inc.BostonEmail Us
LoveHandlers Animal SanctuaryBarreEmail Us423-329-0554
Lowell Humane Society951 BroadwaySt LowellEmail Us978-452-7781
Lucky Lab Rescue and Adoption MASalemEmail Us
MA Animal SamaritansP.O. Box 352North BillericaEmail Us978-459-CATS
Madeira Park Farm Fosters88 Mill RoadAcushnetEmail Us508-995-6822
Mansfield Animal Shelter175 Fruit StreetMansfieldEmail Us508-261-7339
Martha’s Vineyard Helping Homeless Animals25 June AveOak BluffsEmail Us508-560-6046
Massachusetts Humane Society87 Wharf StreetEast WeymouthEmail Us781-335-1300
Medfield Animal Shelter101 Old Bridge StreetMedfieldEmail Us508-359-8989
Melrose Humane SocietyPO Box 760668MelroseEmail Us
Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society63 Elm Street (Rt. 110)SalisburyEmail Us978-462-0760
MetroWest Humane Society30 Pond StreetAshlandEmail Us508-875-3776
Middleboro Animal Shelter50 Access Rd.MiddleboroN/A508-946-2455
Milford Animal Control3 Fiske Mill RoadMilfordN/A508-478-3871
Milford Humane Society289 West StreetMilfordEmail Us508-473-7008
Milton Animal League181 Governor Stoughton LaneMiltonEmail Us617-698-0413
MSPCA – Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center350 South Huntington AvenueBostonEmail Us617-522-5055
MSPCA – Cape Cod Animal Care and Adoption Center1577 Falmouth RdCentervilleEmail Us508-775-0940
MSPCA at Nevins Farm400 BroadwayMethuenEmail Us978-687-7453
Must Adore DogsBurlingtonEmail Us
Nantucket Safe Harbor for AnimalsPO Box 2844NantucketN/A508-825-2287
NBRAN New HampshireWoburnEmail Us
NBRAN-Texas25 Quail Hollow RdBrewsterEmail Us508-896-3602
NEADSPrincetonEmail Us978-422-9064
Nemasket Orphaned Animal HavenRaynhamEmail Us508-386-3729
Neponset Valley Humane SocietyP.O. Box 544NorwoodEmail Us781-769-1990
Neponset Valley Humane SocietyP.O. Box 544NorwoodEmail Us508-261-9924
New Beginnings Dog RescueP.O. Box 33BondsvilleEmail Us
New England Animal Rescue Inc.P.O. Box 508MiddleboroughEmail Us508-942-7440
New England Brittany Rescue, Inc.829 Mill StreetMarionEmail Us781-275-0630
New England English Springer Spaniel Rescue, Inc.ME, VT, NH, CT, RI, NYEmail Us877-861-7701
New England Min Pin Rescue24 Morrison CourtMethuenEmail Us978-258-3365
New England Old English Sheepdog Rescue49 StonehengeLincolnN/A781-259-8173
New England Old English Sheepdog Rescue Inc.49 StonehedgeLincolnEmail Us781-819-0131
New England Saint Bernard RescueSudburyEmail Us978-443-3556
New England Society for Abandoned Animals (NESAA)89 South Main Street, Unit 1CentervilleEmail Us508-771-7800
New Leash on Life RescueCantonEmail Us
Norfolk County Humane Society, Inc.AllEmail Us781-828-8084
Norfolk County Humane Society, Inc.CantonN/A781-844-6172
North Atlantic Westie Rescue, Inc.BridgewaterEmail Us
North Attleborough Animal ShelterCedar Rd.North AttleboroughN/A508-699-0128
North East All Retriever RescueP.O. Box 756WellfleetEmail Us617-824-4278
North East Rottweiler RescuePO Box 6456PortlandN/A866-392-0102
North Star German Shepherd Dog Rescue, Inc.P.O. Box 291WinchendonEmail Us
North Star Labrador Retriever RescueWorcesterEmail Us
Northampton Animal Control29 Center StreetNorthamptonEmail Us413-527-2110
Northeast Animal Shelter347 Highland AvenueSalemEmail Us978-745-9888
Northeast Coonhound RescueP O Box 326LexingtonEmail Us
Northeast Pyrenees Rescue (NEPR)PO Box 704LeeEmail Us877-528-0637
Northeast Shiba Rescue AssociationNew BedfordEmail Us508-992-3839
Northeastern Boxer Rescue P.O. Box 95SunderlandEmail Us413-367-9292
Norton Animal Shelter84 Hill St.NortonEmail Us508-286-2655
Odd Dog RescueMethuenEmail Us
Odies PlaceDartmouthEmail Us508-971-6670
One Tail At A Time RescueAndoverEmail Us
One Tail at a Time RescueHaverhillEmail Us
Oxford Animal Hospital244 Main StreetOxfordN/A508-987-0026
Oxford Animal Shelter80 Old Webster RoadOxfordN/A508-987-6047
Papa’s Pet Project, Inc.88 Shops at 5 WayPlymouthEmail Us508-737-8084
Paw Huggers – MassachusettsWellesleyEmail Us
Paw-Affection Dachshund Rescue, Inc.645 County StreetTauntonEmail Us508-947-3667
Paw-Affection Dachshund Rescue, Inc.TauntonEmail Us508-947-3667
Pawfect Life Rescue, Inc.UxbridgeEmail Us
PAWSPlymouthEmail Us
PAWS383R Lowell Street Suite 5WakefieldN/A781-246-6111
Paws Crossed Nation6 University Drive, Suite #202-212AmherstEmail Us800-516-1149
Paws of Plainville, Inc.200 South StreetPlainvilleEmail Us508-695-4707
Peabody Animal Life Savers10 Traders WaySalemEmail Us978-531-7478
People for Animals LeagueYoung RoadCharltonEmail Us508-248-7342
PittieLove Rescue, Inc.P.O. Box 3532FraminghamEmail Us
PittieLove Rescue, Inc.PO Box 3532FraminghamEmail Us774-279-5535
Poodle Rescue New EnglandP.O. Box 441447SomervilleEmail Us617-628-1425
Protection of Animals in Wakefield Society, Inc.383R Lowell Street Suite 5WakefieldEmail Us551-800-7297
Pug Rescue of New EnglandPO Box 441667West SomervilleN/A
Quincy Animal Shelter56 Broad StreetQuincyN/A617-376-1349
Rainbow Rescues IncChicopeeEmail Us413-612-2744
Randolph Animal Hospital400 South Main StreetRandolphEmail Us781-963-2298
Red Barn FarmWestminsterEmail Us
Rehoboth Animal ShelterRehobothN/A508-252-5421
Rehoboth Animal Shelter148 Peck StRehobothEmail Us508-252-5421 ext 126
Rescue Angels, Inc.BraintreeEmail Us781-799-5553
Rescue Without BordersOld Farm Road,WilbrahamEmail Us
Rescued Rottweilers United with Friends & Family, Inc.P.O. Box 4129WestfordEmail Us978-429-4059
Richard A. Stein Animal Shelter/Canton Animal Control150R Bolivar StreetCantonEmail Us781-575-6507
Rover Dog RescueP.O. Box 252Buzzards BayEmail Us
Rover Starts Over Dog AdoptionsP.O. Box 113GranbyEmail Us413-530-0311
Rural Animal Rescue and FosterUxbridgeEmail Us615-500-3164
S.A.V.E. Rescue – MA ChapterBostonEmail Us
S.P.A.R.E. Pets OutreachGreenfieldEmail Us
Safe Harbor for Animals2 Bradley StreetSomervilleEmail Us617-625-7332
Save A Dog604 Boston Post RoadSudburyEmail Us
Save A Dog604 Boston Post RoadSudburyN/A978-443-7282
Saving Grace for DogsMiddletonEmail Us978-337-7040
Scargo Wags and Wiggles Rescue, Inc.P.O. Box 812DennisEmail Us508-400-0222
Schnauzer Paws RescuePO Box 493WareEmail Us413-967-3044
Seacoast Keeshond RescueEssexEmail Us
Second Chance Animal Shelter111 Young Rd E.BrookfieldEmail Us508-867-5525
Second Chance for Furry Friends RescueBrooklineEmail Us
Second Chance Fund for Animal WelfareP.O. Box 118BoltonEmail Us978-779-8287
Second Chance Shelter For CatsJamaica PlainEmail Us
Seekonk Animal Shelter100 Peck StreetSeekonkEmail Us508-336-6663
Shultz’s Guest HouseDedhamEmail Us781-690-5610
Skyllers Dog and Cat RescueLakevilleEmail Us508-923-1115
sos4paws (Safely Off Streets)P.O. Box 373Nutting LakeEmail Us978-726-6102
South Shore Humane Society, Inc.Box 850187BraintreeEmail Us781-843-5838
Southwick Animal Shelter11 Depot St.SouthwickN/A413-569-5348 ext 649
St. Croix Connection Puppy RescueP.O. Box 105CohassetEmail Us781-383-2597
Standish Humane SocietyP.O. BOX 634DuxburyEmail Us781-834-4663
Standish Humane SocietyP.O. Box 1467DuxburyEmail Us
Stoughton Animal Control500 West StreetStoughtonEmail Us781-344-1294
Stray Pets In Need of MA, Inc.P.O. Box 812413WellesleyEmail Us781-235-1218
Stray Pets In Need of Mass, Inc. (SPIN)PO Box 812143WellesleyEmail Us
Survivor Tails Animal RescueHullEmail Us
Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals1090 Pleasant Street (Route 122)PaxtonEmail Us508-757-7959
Sweetpea Friends of Rutland AnimalsP.O. Box 897RutlandEmail Us508-886-2022
Taunton Animal Shelter821 W Water StTauntonEmail Us508-822-1463
Tewksbury Animal Control999 Whipple RdTewksburyEmail Us978-640-4395
The Boxer Rescue, Inc.P.O. Box 440GraftonEmail Us800-471-2030
The Fund for Dogs and Cats7 Sheffield StreetPepperellEmail Us978-433-0404
The Massachusetts Progressive Animal Watchdog Society, Inc.P.O. Box 520136WinthropEmail Us617-846-5586
The Pet Union Project, IncorporatedWellesleyEmail Us
The Pittie Stop Rescue, Inc.MansfieldEmail Us
Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center627 Cottage StreetSpringfieldEmail Us413-781-1484
Town of Ashland101 Main StreetAshlandEmail Us508-881-0122
Town of Dudley Animal ShelterIndian RoadDudleyEmail Us508-949-8024
Town of Kingston Animal Control Department28 Evergreen StreetKingstonEmail Us781-582-1303
Town of Marshfield Animal Shelter156 Clay Pit RoadMarshfieldEmail Us781-834-5550
Town of Pembroke Animal Control#1 George Finch WayPembrokeEmail Us
Town of Sharon Animal Control90 South Main StreetSharonEmail Us781-784-1513
Town of Swansea Animal Shelter68 Stevens RoadSwanseaEmail Us508-679-6446
Town of Warwick Animal Control and Care203 Orange RoadWarwickEmail Us978-544-5218
Town of Webster Animal Control350 Main StreetWebsterEmail Us508-340-5189
Town of Weymouth, Police Animal ControlP.O. Box 249 87 Wharf StEast ‘WeymouthEmail Us781-337-3342
Toy Poodle RescueP.O.Box 274DoverEmail Us508-533-8251
Webster Home For Wayward WeeniesP.O. Box 324WebsterEmail Us
Westfield Animal Shelter178 Apremont WayWestfieldN/A413-564-3129
Westie Rescue Of New England2 Brigham streetEast BostonEmail Us617-569-6796
Westie Rescue Of New England Inc.NortonEmail Us
White River Animal RescueWestfieldEmail Us
Wildheart Canine RescueFraminghamEmail Us
Worcester Animal Rescue League139 Holden St.WorcesterEmail Us508-853-0030
Wrentham Animal Control100 Stonewall Blvd.WrenthamEmail Us508-384-0501
Yorkies, Inc.TauntonEmail Us

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