Shelter and Charity Listing: Pets Helping Pets will donate a portion of
service charges in your pet's name to an animal charity of your choice. Following is a listing of suggested animal shelters, breed
rescue and wildlife/environmental charities for you to consider. Check back often; we're constantly updating this
If you or someone you know is looking to add a pet to the household this
is a great place to start. Many of the animal shelters have on-line catalogs of pets available for adoption. Follow
the links included on this page to each organization's home page.
Warning: Extended viewing of the pets available from shelters may
lead to an unexpected pet adoption!
424 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128-6804
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was
founded in 1866 as the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. The Society was formed to alleviate the injustices
animals faced then, and they continue to battle cruelty today.
350 South Huntington
Boston, MA 02130
www.mspca.orgThe Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals-Angell Animal Medical Center (MSPCA-Angell) is a national and international leader in animal protection
and veterinary medicine. Founded in 1868, it is the second-oldest humane society in the United States.
Nevins Farm is one of the seven MSPCA
animal care and adoption centers that take in and adopt out thousands of homeless and unwanted animals each year.
They shelter a wide variety of purebred and mixed-breed dogs and cats, as well as rabbits, guinea pigs, and many other
small animals. In addition, the Nevins Farm
& Equine Center is a unique shelter for horses and other farm animals, including donkeys, mules, goats, sheep, pigs, chickens,
geese, and ducks.
All Dog Rescue
P.O. Box 2072
Natick, MA 01760
www.alldogrescue.orgAll Dog Rescue is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated
to the rescue of Massachusetts' dogs in need and matching each with appropriate and responsible owners. Every day, ADR gets calls from shelters, Animal Control Officers and individuals who, for a number
of reasons, can no longer care their dogs. If you are up for it, you could also assist ADR by becoming a foster
home for a local dog in need. The commitment is short, the love is everlasting.
Society of Hopkinton, Inc.
5 Rafferty Road
Hopkinton, MA 01748
Baypath Humane Society
of Hopkinton, Inc. has been serving the community for over 30 years by providing care and treatment and home placement of
dogs and cats in need. In adddition to public outreach programs, Baypath is one of the only shelters in New
England that does not discriminate against any breed of dog.
Billerica Cat Care Coalition
North Billerica, MA 01
www.billericacatcarecoalition.orgThe Billerica Cat Care Coalition, started in 2004 by concerned residents,
is a cat rescue and adoption organization which assists feral (wild) and abandoned cats and their kittens. The
BCCC mission is to reduce the suffering and death of animals in our town by implementing the Trap/Neuter/Release (TNR)
Program for feral cats.
Boxer Buddies Rescue, Inc.
P.O Box 120
Bellingham, Ma 02019
(508) 657-8348www.boxerbuddies.orgBased in Bellingham, MA., Boxer
Buddies Rescue's main goal is to provide the many unwanted, abandoned, mistreated Boxers with the tender loving
care that they truly deserve.
Buddy Dog Humane Society, Inc.
Boston Post Road
Sudbury, MA 01776
in 1961, "Buddy Dog", as it is affectionately known, is a not for profit animal welfare organization dedicated to
finding new homes for homeless dogs and cats.
Canine Companions for Independence (CCI)
(National Headquarters) P.O. Box 446
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0446
(800) 572-BARK (2275)
www.cci.orgFounded in 1975, CCI is a non-profit organization
that provides highly-trained assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities, free of charge. CCI
is the largest non-profit provider of assistance dogs, and is recognized worldwide for the excellence of its dogs, and the
quality and longevity of the matches it makes between dogs and people.
Post Road, Suite 205
Darien, CT 06820
Friends of Animals was founded in 1957, advocates for the right
of animals. From it's beginning in 1957, FoA has assumed a leadership role in advocating low-cost spaying and altering
as the most effective means of preventing the births of unwanted dogs and cats, and their subsequent abandonment, suffering
and mass killing. Visit the program section of their website to purchase a low-cost spay/neuter certificate for cats
GreyHound Friends, INC
Hopkinton, MA 01748
Greyhound Friends Inc., located
in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, is a small non-profit organization dedicated to saving racetrack greyhounds and placing them
in responsible loving homes. (And is this not the cutest picture ever published?)
House Rabbit Network
P.O. Box 2602
Woburn, MA 01888-1102
The House Rabbit Network is an organization formed with two primary purposes; to rescue homeless rabbits and find
them good indoor homes and also to educate the public about rabbits and their care.
Labrador Retriever Rescue
Hamilton, MA 01936
LRR, Inc. is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to placing purebred Labrador Retrievers
in suitable, loving homes. Incorporated in 1988, LBR is the original rescue organization for Labrador Retrievers
in New England. Coverage area includes Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, rhode Island and Vermont.
New England Basset Hound Rescue, Inc.
P.O. Box 84
England Basset Hound Rescue (NEBHR) was founded in 2001 by lovers of the breed who wanted to help the homeless, abandoned,
and unwanted Basset Hounds of New England. Everyone involved with NEBHR is on a volunteer basis and members reside
throughout New England.
Border Collie Rescue, Inc.
760 East Road
Stephentown, NY 12168
New England Border Collie Rescue, Inc. (NEBCR) is a group of volunteers working to find homes for stray, abandoned
or unwanted Border Collies. Coverage area includes the New England states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island,
Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, as well as Eastern New York State and Northern New Jersey.
Northeast Animal Shelter
Salem, MA 01970
The Northeast Animal Shelter, established
in 1976, is one of New England's largest nonprofit shelters that does not destroy any of the pets entrusted to its care.
The Shelter has developed many programs such as Puppies Across America, Sato Rescue, Greyhound Rescue, Mother Animal
Spay Humane Education, Foster Care, Stray Cat Rescue, and Senior Visitation.
Patriot Siberian Husky Rescue
(Please Note: All calls are returned collect)
www.pshr.orgPatriot Siberian Husky Rescue (PSHR) is a group of volunteers
in New Hampshire and Massachusetts whose goal is to find permanent, loving homes for Siberian Huskies in need.
Paw Prints Dog Sanctuary & Canine Corps
P.O. Box 161
Shermans Dale, PA 17090
In addition to caring for Central Pennsylvania's senior and special needs dogs, Paw
Prints developed the Canine Corps program to provide a loving "home away from home" for dogs whose owners are deployed
overseas in the military.
The Pedigree Adoption Drive Foundation
PO Box 683006
Franklin, TN 37068-3006
Help Pedigree Help Dogs. The Pedigree Adoption Drive Foundation makes donations to tax-exempt dog adoption and
breed rescue organizations in the US. Who doesn't get choked up when the Pedigree Adoption Drive commercials air on
television? To quote Pedigree, "nothing makes us happier than when a "shelter dog" simply becomes a "dog"".
Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue
Hudson, MA 01749
Established in 1985, YGRR is a voluntary nonprofit charitable organization
which is dedicated to providing veterinary care, comprehensive evaluation and adoptive homes to Golden Retrievers who are
abandoned, mistreated, neglected or left in pounds throughout New England.
New England Wildlife Center
South Weymouth, MA 02190
The New England Wildlife Center is a 22-year-old humane, nonprofit
organization dedicated to preserving wildlife and the environment through the operation of a wildlife teaching hospital, education,
advocacy and public health and habitat intervention.
Defenders of Wildlife
Washington, DC 20036
Founded in 1947, Defenders of Wildlife is one of the country’s
leaders in science-based, results-oriented wildlife conservation. The organization has evolved to take on the task
of preserving our nation’s native wildlife species and habitats.
11100 Wildlife Center Drive
Reston, VA 20190
National Wildlife Federation inspires Americans to protect wildlife
for our children's future. Their conservation work focuses on three major areas that will have the biggest impact on
the future of America’s wildlife, confront global warming, protect and restore wildlife habitat, promote programs to
connect adults and children with nature.