Have you recently adopted a new pet or are looking for some tips on training, general how to's and other animal behavioral or medical information? The resources below should help you get started. You can also check out our *new* Blog to learn about a variety of pet care topics!
If you need additional help, please contact HSCC's Pet Helpline at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at (802) 862-0135 ext: 29 and a staff member will reach out to you within 24 hours. We're always here to help!
For more information on how HSCC can help pets stay with the families who love them, please visit our page on Surrender Prevention.
If you or someone you know is facing challenges providing food for your pets, please visit this link for a map of Vermont organizations that provide free pet food (including HSCC!).
THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES ARE PROVIDED BY THE CENTER FOR SHELTER DOGS:
EMERGENCY & LOCAL VET PRACTICES
Vermont Companion Animal Neutering (VT-CAN!)
19A Bailey Meadows Road
Middlesex, VT 05602
Tel: (802) 223-0034
PO Box 104
Bridgewater, VT 05034
Tel: (844) 448-7647
Affectionately Cats (cats only)
60 Commerce Street
Williston, VT 05495
Tel: (802) 860-2296
Homeward Bound (Middlebury)
Second Chance Animal Center (Shaftsbury)
Kingdom Animal Shelter (St. Johnsbury)
Franklin County Animal Rescue (St. Albans)
North Country Animal League (Morrisville)
ORLEANS & ESSEX COUNTIES
- The Pope Memorial Frontier Animal Shelter (Orleans)
- P.E.TS. of the Kingdom (Derby)
Rutland County Humane Society (Rutland)
WASHINGTON & ORANGE COUNTIES
Central Vermont Humane Society (E. Montpelier)
Windham County Humane Society (Brattleboro)
We hope you will consider one of the many animals in need of a home in shelters across the U.S., but if you have not been able to find a suitable match and have decided to go with a breeder, here is a resource to help you find a responsible one! How to Sniff Out a Good Dog Breeder (ASPCA)
Adoption Center Hours:
**New temporary hours effective 4/25/22**
Tuesday - Friday: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday & Monday: CLOSED
Visit the Pet Adoption page for more details on our latest adoption process updates.
February 17, 2022