Pet Project 2021: animals available for adoption in Massachusetts on November 11


To note: While most shelters have closed their doors to the public, many still meet potential adopters on dates. Please visit the shelter’s website or call for information on adopting or placing an animal at this time.

Through Pet Project, MassLive is showcasing pets available for adoption at rescue organizations’ shelters across Massachusetts. With the participation of the shelters listed below, many animals should be able to find permanent homes. Pets are adopted daily, so please contact the shelter directly if you are interested in an animal.

Shelters across Massachusetts

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Address: 171 Union Street, Springfield

Adoptions are by appointment only in Springfield. The Leverett Adoption Center remains closed for the time being.

All available animals are listed on the website. If you are interested in an animal, please submit an online request by clicking the pink “Adopt Me” button on the animal page.

Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center

Address: 627 Cottage Street, Springfield

Telephone: (413) 781-1484

Adoption hours: By appointment only

Westfield Homeless Cat Project

Address: 1124, chemin East Mountain, Westfield

Hours: Adoption clinics, Thursday, 5 pm-7pm; Friday, Sunday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 11 am-3pm

Westfield Regional Animal Shelter

Address: 178 Apremont Way, Westfield

Hours: Tue-Thursday, Sat 11 am-3pm

Telephone: (413) 564-3129

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Regional Dog Shelter and Adoption Center

Address: 10 Sandy Lane, Turners Falls

Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am – 2 pm or by appointment

Telephone: (413) 676-9182

Polverari / Southwick Animal Control Facility

Address: 11 Depot St., Southwick

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Telephone: (413) 569-5348, ext. 649

Berkshire Humanitarian Society

Address: 214, chemin Barker, Pittsfield

Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm; Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Telephone: (413) 447-7878

Boston Animal Rescue League

Address: 10 Chandler Street, Boston

Hours: Sunday, Tuesday 2 pm-6pm; Wednesday – Saturday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Telephone: (617) 426-9170

DAKIN HUMAN SOCIETY

Animals are available for adoption by appointment only. All available animals are listed on the website. If you are interested in an animal, apply online by clicking on the pink “Adopt Me” button on the animal page.

Esther – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Esther

Species: New Zealand Rabbit

Age: 9 months

Gender: Female

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Cocoa – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Cocoa

Species: Domestic short haired cat

Age: 10 years

Gender: Female

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Streusel – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Streusel

Species: Dutch Rabbit

Age: 1 year

Male gender

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Gizmo and Midnight – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Gizmo & Midnight – to adopt together

Species: Abyssinian guinea pigs

Age: 1 year (both)

Gender: Female (both)

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Doja – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Doja

Species: Miniature Pinscher

Age: 7 months

Gender: Female

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Jasper – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Jasper – Kitten spirit

Species: Domestic short-haired kitten

Age: 4 months

Male gender

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Tiny Tommy – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Little Tommy

Species: Domestic short haired cat

Age: 2 years

Male gender

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Roxie – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Roxie

Species: Domestic short-haired kitten

Age: 5 months

Gender: Female

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Georgia – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Georgia

Species: Domestic short haired cat

Age: 8 years old

Male gender

Dakin Humanitarian Society

Oreo – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield the week of November 8, 2021.

Name: Oreo

Species: Siberian Shepherd / Husky mix

Age: 8 years old

Male gender

SECOND CHANCE ANIMAL SERVICES

Anyone interested in a pet must complete a request to: www.secondchanceanimals.org/adoptable-dogs/

Second Chance Animal Services, Springfield

Brewster – These animals are available from Second Chance Animal Services in Springfield.

Name: Brewster

Breed: Bulldog, English / Terrier, American Pit Bull

Age: 7 years, 9 months

Male gender

Second Chance Animal Services, Springfield

Ivy – These animals are available from Second Chance Animal Services in Springfield.

Name: Ivy

Breed: Retriever, Labrador / Mix

Age: 3 years, 11 months 11

Gender: Female

Second Chance Animal Services, Springfield

Angus – These animals are available from Second Chance Animal Services in Springfield.

Name: Angus

Breed: Domestic shorthair / Mixed

Age: 2 years

Male gender

Second Chance Animal Services, Springfield

Spunky – These animals are available from Second Chance Animal Services in Springfield.

Name: Spunky

Breed: Domestic shorthair / Mixed

Age: 2 years, 8 months

Gender: Female

Second Chance Animal Services, Springfield

Jacob – These animals are available from Second Chance Animal Services in Springfield.

Name: Jacob

Breed: Domestic shorthair / Mixed

Age: 8 years old

Male gender

Second Chance Animal Services, Springfield

Sasha – These animals are available from Second Chance Animal Services in Springfield.

Name: Sacha

Breed: German Shepherd / mix

Age: 5 years, 6 months

Gender: Female

WESTFIELD HOMELESS CAT PROJECT

Westfield Homeless Cat Project

Taxi – These cats are available through the Westfield Homeless Cat Project.

Name: Taxi

Breed: domestic shorthair

Male gender

Age: Kitten

Westfield Homeless Cat Project

Kitten – These cats are available through the Westfield Homeless Cat Project.

Name: N / A

Breed: domestic shorthair

Gender: Female

Age: Kitten

Westfield Homeless Cat Project

Siren – These cats are available through the Westfield Homeless Cat Project.

Name: Mermaid

Breed: domestic shorthair

Gender: Female

Age: Kitten

MSPCA – Angell

MSPCA - Angell

Ulfric – Animals available for adoption at the MSPCA – Angell.

MSPCA - Angell

Shia – Animals available for adoption at the MSPCA – Angell.

Name: Shiite

Breed: Australian Cattle

Location: Boston

Gender: Female

Age: 9 years old

MSPCA - Angell

Pablo – Animals available for adoption at the MSPCA – Angell.

Name: Pablo

Race: Plott Hound Mix

Location: Nevins Farm

Male

Age: 7 months

MSPCA - Angell

Karma – Animals available for adoption at the MSPCA – Angell.

Name: Karma

Breed: Silky Terrier Mix

Location: Boston

Male

Age: 1 year

MSPCA - Angell

Billy – Animals available for adoption at the MSPCA – Angell.

Name: Billy

Race: Maltese

Location: Boston

Male

Age: 10 years