Animal shelters west of Boston

Offering help for homeless animals

State-registered animal shelters in area communities:

AshlandNew England English Springer Spaniel Rescue Inc., Town of Ashland MetroWest Humane Society
BellinghamHope For Animals, Boxer Buddies Rescue Inc.
BoltonSecond Chance Fund for Animal Welfare, Lucky Horse Equine Rescue
BrooklineCalliope Rescue
DoverToy Poodle Rescue
FraminghamFramingham Animal Control, PittieLove Rescue Inc., Save A Dog Inc.
GrotonTiny Tigers Feline Rescue
HopkintonGreyhound Friends, Baypath Humane Society
HudsonYankee Golden Retriever Rescue
LexingtonNortheast Coonhound Rescue
LincolnNew England Old English Sheepdog Rescue
MarlboroughCat Rescue of Marlborough and Hudson (formerly Metrowest Animal Awareness Society)
MaynardBeagles of New England States
MedfieldHeritage Hills Vet Clinic — A Healthy Pet Hospital, Medfield Animal Shelter
MedwayPurr-fect Cat Shelter, Alaskan Malamute Rescue of New England Inc.
MilfordMilford Animal Control, Milford Humane Society
NatickFeline Adoption & Rescue Society, All Dog Rescue
PlainvilleAngelcat Haven, Paws of Plainville
ShrewsburyShrewsbury Animal Control, International Animal Rescue US
SudburyNew England Saint Bernard Rescue, Buddy Dog Humane Society
WalthamThe Cat Connection, Waltham Animal Control
WaylandGuardian Angels Cat Rescue, German Shepherd Rescue of New England
WellesleyThe Pet Union Project, Stray Pets In Need
WestboroughCommunication Alliance to Network, Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses of New England

SOURCE: Commonwealth of Massachusetts