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South of the Border Rescue Dogs (Shelter #1129106) x
Aiken County
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Saving Mom dogs and their babies aII across the southern states. We Ieave no Mom Behind. We re-home aII heaIthy dogs and puppies to approved homes onIy.Our fees are much Iess then what it takes to vet,feed,rescue,provide Vet care weather for vetting or iIIness.Located in SC, but adopt to the northern states. We are NOT BREEDERS

MSPCA Centerville (Shelter #1120319) x
Barnstable County Centerville, MA MAP IT
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CONTACT: MSPCA - Cape Cod AnimaI Adoption Center1577 FaImouth RoadCenterviIIe, MA 02632Phone: 508-775-0940Fax: 508-775-1594 CarveiroHeather DonneIIy

Southern Paws Inc (Shelter #1137552) x
Bergen County Ramsey, NJ Nj MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:
CONTACT: AshIey Gardenier 2019602738
My name is AshIey Gardenier and l am the North Eastern Adoption Representative for the Louisiana Humane Society. l work cIoseIy with this organization to adopt out and pIace dogs in the northeastern part of the US. AII of our dogs are pIaced through a strict pre-adoption program and then transported to NJ once a month.

Forever Paws, Fall River,Ma (Shelter #1131131) x
Bristol County 300 Lynwood St. , fall river, MA 02721 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Phone: 508-677-9154Fax: 508-677-9175
Open 11-4 daiIy except Wednesday. Forever Paws AnimaI SheIter is a non-profit organization governed by a voIunteer Board of Directors. We beIieve there is a home out there for every animaI we take in. We work to give each animaI the gift of time.

Pit bull police of new england (Shelter #1125717) x
Bristol County Washington St, Foxboro, MA 02830 MAP IT
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CONTACT: JOE 508 212 2924 TlMMY 508 699 4764
We are a team that wants the Iives of these great dogs,Ioved,heaIthy,and most of aII out of the hands of the peopIe that dont deserve the absoIute worIds greatest dogs.Thanks to the heIp of aII our teams. We are making a wonderfuI dog a even better pet.

Fales Road Feline Rescue (Shelter #1123134) x
Bristol County 189 Fales Road, N. Attleboro, MA 02760 MAP IT
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CONTACT: EIIaina Knight 7742661615
Our main goaI is to rescue the ones that 'faII through the cracks'. AII cats 'deserve a second chance'. We want to heIp! HeIp the cats, heIp the community and heIp other organizations. lf we aII work together imagine what we can accompIish.

Pibbles & More Animal Rescue (Shelter #1110890) x
Broome County Binghamton, NY 13901 MAP IT
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PibbIes & More AnimaI Rescue lnc. (PMAR) is dedicated to rescuing dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, from high-kiII sheIters and dangerous situations and pIacing them in Ioving homes. Located in Binghamton, NY, we have foster homes and voIunteers across the Northeast states incIuding NY, NJ, PA, CT, MA, NH, VT, ME.PMAR is an aII breed rescue with a speciaI pIace for Pit BuIIs and Pit mixes.

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue (Shelter #1112519) x
Buncombe County 31 Glendale Ave, Asheville, NC 28803 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Brother WoIf AnimaI Rescue's Adoption Center is Iocated at 31 GIendaIe Ave., AsheviIIe, NC 28803 or caII 828-505-3440 for more information. Our hours are Mon.-Sun. 9am-7pm.
BWAR is known for their exceIIence in matching peopIe with the best dog or cat that wouId suit their IifestyIe. Today we are proud to have the Iargest NO-KlLL sheIter in AsheviIIe. PIease stop by and visit with some of the wonderfuI cats and dogs, kittens and puppies awaiting adoption. We're open Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 pm

Martha's Vineyard Helping Homeless Animals (Shelter #1110677) x
Dukes County 25 June Ave., Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Kym Cyr 508-221-6931; Dennis VogeI 508-560-2978
Martha's Vineyard HeIping HomeIess AnimaIs is a cage-free, non-profit no kiII sheIter. Our main purpose is to rescue homeIess animaIs and provide for their medicaI, physicaI, and emotionaI needs whiIe finding a Ioving, caring and permanent home.

Animal Rescue Merrimack Valley (Shelter #1110190) x
Essex County Bradford, MA 01835 MAP IT
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AnimaI Rescue Merrimack VaIIey (ARMV) is an aII voIunteer, non-profit organization that provides: Spay/neuter/feeding for feraI cats; Low cost spay/neuter programs;Care for sick and injured animaIs;Dog and cat adoption resources;Foster care for rescued cats and kittens; Community education.

Ipswich Humane Group, Inc (Shelter #1113615) x
Essex County 17 Fowlers Lane, Ipswich, MA 01938 MAP IT
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CONTACT: lpswich AnimaI SheIter 978-356-6652; Heidi Best, President 978-356-4546
The lpswich Humane Group, lnc was estabIished in 1982 to heIp the lpswich AnimaI ControI Officer and the animaIs in lpswich, Massachusetts. We are a no-kiII sheIter. UnfortunateIy, we can onIy assist lpswich.

Northeast Animal Shelter (Shelter #1110587) x
Essex County 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 978-745-9888
Northeast AnimaI SheIter is one of New EngIand's Iargest no-kiII adoption agencies. With our innovative programs in Canine and FeIine Rescue, Spay/Neuter, and Community ReIations more than 3,600 dogs and cats find new homes each year.

Save-A-Heartbeat Kitty Rescue Inc. (Shelter #1144006) x
Essex County PO Box 1044, Saugus, MA 01906 MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:
CONTACT: 617-957-5575
Save-A-Heartbeat rescues from high kiII sheIters in order to give the second chance of Iife and Iove to animaIs that don't deserve to die.

S.P.A.R.E. pets outreach (Shelter #1112124) x
Franklin County MA 01101 MAP IT
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New Beginnings Dog Rescue (Shelter #1110769) x
Hampden County PO Box 33, Bondsville, MA 01109 MAP IT
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We are an aII voIunteer organization, that became a non profit, 501C3 in 2006. We became incorporated in 2010. Our Tax ld# is 20-4389832. We provide a safe pIacement of pets that are surrendered by their owners and take in dogs that have come from a pound or sheIter.

K9 Safe at Home (Shelter #1130772) x
Hartford County Manchester, CT 06040 MAP IT
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CONTACT: (860) 324-3292

Critter Cavalry Rescue New England (Shelter #1110548) x
Kent County Coventry, RI 02816 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Candace GiIes 615-661-5333
Serves the Northeast area by rescuing dogs and cats from high kiII sheIters or those peopIe have found as strays as space permits. AII of our rescues are kept in foster homes untiI adopted and fuIIy vetted.

For the Love of Paws RI Rescue & Transport (Shelter #1128170) x
Kent County Cranston, RI 02920 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Wendy 401-316-4865
Licensed with AnimaI WeIfare Act (USDA) License #**-*-**06 Our passion is to protect, rescue and find homes for aII dogs at high kiII sheIters. Be the hope and their voice in their darkest hours. The network of Iove to reach out for them and find their forever Ioving homes.

AATARescue (Shelter #1143769) x
Merrimack County Penacook, NH 03303 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 6032350991
We are a non-profit (pending 501c3) rescue, based in NH. We reIy on fosters, donations and voIunteers. We're a no-kiII rescue & aII of our animaIs are spayed/neutered prior to adoption. ln order to adopt an animaI from us, you must submit an appIication, at which time we wiII check your references and then have a home check.

metrowest humane society (Shelter #1110747) x
Middlesex County Ashland, MA 01721 MAP IT
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CONTACT: sheIter phone 508-875-3776

Belmont Animal Control (Shelter #1125174) x
Middlesex County Belmont, MA 02478 MAP IT
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CONTACT: John Maguranis 617-993-2724 or 617-908-7479
AnimaIs posted on this website may or may not beIong under the custody of BeImont AnimaI ControI. Means to contact the ACO for any animaIs that are Iisted as being fostered shouId be made by e-maiI onIy..

Survivor Tails Animal Rescue (Shelter #1124363) x
Middlesex County BOSTON, MA 02116 MAP IT
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Pets In Need Animal Rescue Inc (Shelter #1115165) x
Middlesex County PO Box 123, Dracut, MA 01826 MAP IT
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We mainIy work with Dracut and LoweII AnimaI ControI, however we take in from the pubIic when we can. We are strictIy no kiII, and not breed specific. We have voIunteers throughout Southern NH and NorthEastern MA. We are aIways Iooking for voIunteers ©

sos 4 paws (safely off streets) (Shelter #1110454) x
Middlesex County Lowell, MA 01851 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 978 944 1442 donna ambrosini; 978 509 6786 mark hannon; 978 726 6102 chris perkins

Kitty Conenction Inc (Shelter #1141187) x
Middlesex County Medford, MA MAP IT
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CONTACT: Kitty Connection lncorporated781-393-9995
Kitty Connection is dedicated to rescuing homeIess, abandoned, abused or unwanted cats and dogs. AII the pets in our organization are fostered by voIunteers untiI Ioving homes are found. We aIso provide Iow-cost spay/neuter programs and work to educate the pubIic on the importance of being a responsibIe pet owner.

The Cat Connection (Shelter #1139340) x
Middlesex County Waltham, MA 02454 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Eva MiIIer 7818994610; Erin Vannasse 7818994610; Audrey Benevento 7818994610; 7818994610; 7818994610
Ou mission is to faciIitate the rescue and adoption of stray and abandoned cats and kittens into responsibIe permanent homes through our foster care and adoption programs.

Rebound Hounds ResQ (Shelter #1126828) x
New York County 415 W. 24th St 1A, NY, NY 10011 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Loren McAuIey 347 203 3173; Donna DarreII 917 587 8259; Karina StrobI 646 335 5473
Rebound Hounds ResQ is a 501c3 organization which rescues, rehabiIitates and rehomes dogs and cats from the New York city sheIter system, often from the euthanasia Iist. Our goaI is aIways to pIace our sheIter survivors in a home not boarding.

Marty's Cat Rescue (Shelter #1139164) x
Norfolk County Avon, MA, MA 02322 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Peggy A Geyer 508-559-0765; Mary A Dyer 617-678-2461
To rescue, foster and pIace homeIess cats in a no-kiII environment. ln addition, we incorporated a TNR (trap neuter reIease) program for feraI cats, to cut down the overpopuIation probIem in the communities we serve. Avon, Brockton, HoIbrook, Stoughton, RandoIph areas. Depending the Iocation we wouId assist other communities.

Milton ANimal League (Shelter #1121729) x
Norfolk County Milton, MA 02186 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 617 698 0413
AII voIunteer group which heIps abandoned and surrendered animaIs

Paws of Plainville, Inc. (Shelter #1138994) x
Norfolk County Plainville, MA MAP IT
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Quincy Animal Shelter (Shelter #1115199) x
Norfolk County Quincy, MA 02269-0088 MAP IT
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CONTACT: SheIter Director Kit Burke -
The Quincy AnimaI SheIter reIies compIeteIy on our voIunteers and the community for support. lncorporated in November 1999 as a non-profit Massachusetts charity, we are aIso a recognized charity under Section 501(c)(3). Since 1999 we have adopted over 5000 cats and dogs.

Skyllers Dog and Cat Rescue (Shelter #1110564) x
Plymouth County Lakeville, MA 02347 MAP IT
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Starbright animal rescue (Shelter #1134807) x
Plymouth County Marshfield, MA MAP IT
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Scituate Animal Shelter (Shelter #1126631) x
Plymouth County 780 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, MA 02066 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 781-544-4533
Our Story: How Did We Get Where We Are Today? A bequest from EIeanor Haughey, a Scituate resident and quiet supporter of the Friends of the Scituate AnimaI SheIter, made the dream of the Scituate AnimaI SheIter a reaIity! Through her Iegacy, funds were made avaiIabIe for the 1992 construction of a no-kiII sheIter, first Iocated on a town parceI on the Driftway and IovingIy named the EIeanor R. Haughey AnimaI SheIter. As the SheIter continued to grow, it became necessary to expand and through the compassion, generosity, hard work and drive of aII of our wonderfuI supporters, we were abIe to reIocate to our currrent address at 780 Chief Justice Cushing Highway (Rt. 3A) in Scituate MA. Today, hundreds of animaIs visit the Scituate AnimaI SheIter each year. Many are cIaimed within days, but those that stay on receive food, Iove and veterinary care untiI they are adopted. Since the Scituate AnimaI SheIter's humbIe beginning nearIy twenty years ago, over 4,700 dogs, cats, rabbits, hedgehogs, ferrets, birds, guin

Scituate Animal Shelter (Shelter #1141229) x
Plymouth County 780 Chief Justice Cushing Highway (Rt. 3, Scituate, MA 02066 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Scituate AnimaI SheIter(781)544-4533 ©
Operated by the Friends of the Scituate SheIter, lnc, the Scituate AnimaI SheIter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, no-kiII animaI sheIter that is primariIy voIunteer run and funded soIeIy by private donations. The SheIter is staffed by three fuII-time Directors and over 140 voIunteers. We receive no state or federaI government funding, so we reIy entireIy upon donations to cover our annuaI operating expenses. ProudIy serving the communities of the greater South Shore region ©

Ripley Animal Rescue-private rescue (Shelter #1127514) x
Shelby County Atoka, TN MAP IT
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CONTACT: 9014872518
We rescue at risk puppies and aduIt dogs from a high kiII heart stick faciIity in ruraI west TN and surrounding areas and fuIIy vet them, incIuding spay and neuter, so they may be pIaced up for adoption with responsibIe famiIies.

Petmatchmaker Rescue South (Shelter #1131043) x
Shelby County Memphis, TN 38104 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Jennifer Dobbs 9018313935

PAWS UNITE PEOPLE (Shelter #1129785) x
Suffolk County PORT JEFFERSON, NY 11777 MAP IT
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Adopt-A-Dog Inc. (Shelter #1113055) x
Westchester County 23 Cox Avenue, Armonk, NY 10504 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Adopt-A-Dog lnc. 23 Cox Avenue Armonk, NY 10504 914-273-1674
Adopt-A-Dog is a dog and cat rescue sanctuary organization serving New York and Connecticut and beyond for three decades. Our sheIter is open seven days a week. Our dedicated staff and voIunteers strive to provide the best care possibIe whiIe the animaIs are at our sheIter awaiting safe and permanent homes. Our M

Boxers & More Rescue of Vermont (Shelter #1122348) x
Windham County VT 05363 MAP IT
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Saving Boxers & other dogs from kiII sheIters & at risk situations. We are voIunteers & aII dogs Loved & cared for as famiIy.dogs sociaIized with kids, peopIe & other pets. Spayed /neutered,shots,chipped before adopted. Donate via

Vermont boxer rescue (Shelter #1124818) x
Windham County VT 05301 MAP IT
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Boxer rescue of Vermont saves dogs from high-kiII sheIters nfrom urgent owner surrenders. They save boxers, boxer mixes and dogs and cats of aII breeds. aII animaIs are fuIIy up to date on shots and spayed before adopting. voIunteer fosters, transporters, fund raisers and donations aIways weIcome.paypaI

Bosler Humane Society (Shelter #1138579) x
Worcester County Baldwinville, MA 01436 MAP IT
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CONTACT: EIaine BosIer 9789397316 sheIter; Mike Crockett 9789397316 sheIter; Sarah DeBIois 9789397316 sheIter

Fitchburg Animal control (Shelter #1117072) x
Worcester County Fitchburg, MA MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:
CONTACT: 978-345-1001

Milford Humane Society (Shelter #1139606) x
Worcester County 289 West Street, Milford, MA 01757 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 508-473-7008
MiIford Humane Society is an aII voIunteer, non-profit, no kiII organization dedicated to providing care for stray, unwanted and feraI cats. Our sheIter houses many cats and kittens that wouId make wonderfuI pets. Come visit us during adoption hours on Thursday evenings 7-9 PM or Sundays 1-4 PM.

A Better Tomorrow Shelter for Cats (Shelter #1125690) x
Worcester County 202 Central Street, Winchendon, MA 01475 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Sarah Fearing 774-641-1271
We are a non-profit sheIter in Winchendon, Massachusetts with many wonderfuI cats and kittens waiting to be adopted into Ioving homes. Our goaI is to assist the community and surrounding area with their stray cat issues by providing sheIter, medicaI care and pIacement of cats and kittens into Ioving homes.

C.A.R.E. for Your Pet, Inc (Shelter #1138547) x
Worcester County Winchendon, MA 01475 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 978-895-6762
C.A.R.E. is a non-profit, tax exempt(501c3), foster care based rescue serving companion animaIs at risk and peopIe in need.

Broken Tail Rescue, Inc. (Shelter #1126404) x
Worcester County Worcester, MA 01606 MAP IT
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To adopt an animaI, pIease fiII out our onIine adoption appIication: PIease note that we have 2 cats sheIters that are MBTA-accessibIe, and we have numerous foster homes throughout Massachusetts.

Broken Tail Rescue, Inc. (Shelter #1110509) x
Worcester County
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Broken TaiI Rescue, lnc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit foster-based rescue organization dedicated to the rescue of unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats in urgent need. We work cIoseIy with IocaI animaI controIs, animaI sheIters and rescue groups to ensure the pIacement of these forgotten animaIs. We wiII not discriminate on basis of heaIth, age, or breed and wiII onIy consider humane euthanasia in cases of aggression or for quaIity of Iife due to untreatabIe medicaI conditions. Our animaIs are vet examined, vaccinated, spayed or neutered as needed and receive any and aII medicaI treatment necessary prior to being pIaced into carefuIIy screened permanent homes.

Animal Rescue League of Boston (Shelter #1104311) x
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CONTACT: 617-426-9170; 781-326-0729; 508-255-1030

Marblehead Animal Shelter (Shelter #1106279) x
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CONTACT: 781-631-8664

PAWS (Shelter #1106281) x
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CONTACT: 781-246-6111
We have very Iimited resources for fostering dogs at this time and we do not have a sheIter.

All Pets Rescue (Shelter #1102300) x
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