Pet Project 2022: These cats, dogs and rabbits are available for adoption from shelters in Massachusetts on January 28

To note: While most shelters have closed to the public, many are still meeting potential adopters through dating. Please visit the shelter’s website or call for information on adopting or promoting an animal at this time.

Through Pet Project, MassLive features pets available for adoption at rescue organization shelters across Massachusetts. With the participation of the shelters listed below, many animals should be able to find a forever home. Animals are adopted daily, so please contact the shelter directly if you are interested in an animal.

Shelters across Massachusetts

Dakin Humane Society

Address: 171 Union Street, Springfield

Adoptions operate by appointment only in Springfield. The Leverett Adoption Center remains closed at this time.

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

Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Adoption and Control Center

Address: 627 Cottage Street, Springfield

Telephone: (413) 781-1484

Adoption hours: By appointment only

Westfield Homeless Cat Project

Address: 1124 East Mountain Road, Westfield

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

Westfield Regional Animal Shelter

Address: 178 Apremont Road, Westfield

Opening hours: Tue.-Thursday, Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Telephone: (413) 564-3129

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

Address: 10 Sandy Lane, Turners Falls

Opening hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. or by appointment

Phone: (413) 676-9182

Polverari/Southwick Animal Control Facility

Address: 11 Depot Street, Southwick

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

Telephone: (413) 569-5348, extension 649

Berkshire Humane Society

Address: 214 Barker Road, Pittsfield

Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 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

Opening hours: Sunday, Tuesday 2 p.m.-6 p.m.; Wednesday – Saturday, 1 p.m. – 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 site. If you are interested in an animal, submit an application online by clicking on the pink “Adopt me” button on the animal’s page.

Tempestuous Tasha – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society.

Name: Stormy Tasha

Species: Domestic short-haired cat

Age: 8 years old

Gender: Female

Dakin Humane Society

Julius – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society.

Name: Julius

Species: Domestic short-haired cat

Age: 14 years old

Male gender

Dakin Humane Society

Eggnog – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society.

Name: Eggnog – Little Spirit Kitten

Species: Domestic Shorthair Kitten

Age: 3 months

Male gender

Dakin Humane Society

Milkweed – These animals are available for adoption through the Dakin Humane Society.

Name: milkweed

Species: Guinea Pig

Age: 1 year

Male gender

Dakin Humane Society

Brockton – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield.

Name: Brockton – adopt with Quincy

Species: Rat

Age: 3 months

Male gender

Dakin Humane Society

Quincy – These animals are available for adoption through the Dakin Humane Society.

Name: Quincy – adopt with Brockton

Species: Rat

Age: 3 months

Male gender

Dakin Humane Society

Carnation – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield.

Name: Carnation – to adopt with Poppy

Species: Parakeet

Age: 2 years old

Male gender

Dakin Humane Society

Poppy – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield.

Name: Poppy – adopt with Carnation

Species: Parakeet

Age: 2 years old

Male gender

Dakin Humane Society

Esther – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society.

Name: Esther

Species: New Zealand Rabbit

Age: 1 year

Gender: Female

Dakin Humane Society

Rover – These animals are available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield.

Name: Rover

Species: Labrador Retriever

Age: 1 year

Male gender

SECOND CHANCE ANIMAL SERVICES

Second Chance Animal Shelter

Clara – Animals available for adoption at Second Chance Animal Shelter.

Last name: Claire

Raising: Boxer/Dog

Age: 11 months

Genre: Female

Cut: Average

Second Chance Animal Shelter

Brody – Animals available for adoption at Second Chance Animal Shelter.

Last name: brody

Raising: Catahoula Leopard dog/Mix

Age: 1 year, 1 month

Genre: Man

Cut: Big

Second Chance Animal Services, Springfield

Joe – These dogs are available for adoption from Second Chance Animal Services in Springfield.

Last name: Jo

Raising: American Blue Talon / Retriever, Labrador

Age: 3 years, 5 months

Genre: Man

Cut: Average

Second Chance Animal Services, Springfield

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

Name: Ivy

Raising: Retriever, Labrador/Mix

Age: 4 years, 1 month

Genre: Female

Cut: Average

Second Chance Animal Services

Sasha – These animals are available for adoption from Second Chance Animal Services.

Last name: Sasha

Raising: German Shepherd / Mix

Age: 5 years, 9 months

Genre: Female

Cut: Big

Second Chance Animal Services

Wilson – These animals are available from Second Chance Animal Services.

Last name: Wilson

Raising: Domestic Shorthair/Mix

Age: 4 years, 3 months

Genre: Man

Cut: Average

Second Chance Animal Services

Jackimo – These animals are available from Second Chance Animal Services.

Name: Jackimo

Raising: Domestic Shorthair/Mix

Age: 4 years, 9 months

Genre: Man

Cut: Big

WESTFIELD ANIMAL SHELTER

Westfield Animal Shelter

Kylie – These animals are available for adoption at Westfield Animal Shelter.

Name: Kylie

Race: Tabby

Age: young

Gender: Female

Westfield Animal Shelter

Bochi – These animals are available for adoption at Westfield Animal Shelter.Westfield Animal Sanctuary Photos

Name: Bochi

Race: Domestic Long Hair

Adulthood

male gender

Westfield Animal Shelter

Penny – These animals are available for adoption at Westfield Animal Shelter.Westfield Animal Sanctuary Photos

Name: Penny

Breed: Beagle

Adulthood

Gender: Female

MSPCA-ANGELL

MSPCA - Angell

Dad – These animals are available for adoption at MSPCA Angell.

Last name: Dad

Breed: Guinea pig

Location: Nevins Farm

male sex

Age: 2 years old

MSPCA - Angell

Piper – These animals are available for adoption at the MSPCA Angell.

Last name: Piper

Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix

Location: Boston

Gender: Female

Age: 2 years old

MSPCA - Angell

Loves – These animals are available for adoption at MSPCA Angell.

Name: Love

Race: American

Location: Boston

male sex

Age: 6 months

MSPCA - Angell

Drama – These animals are available for adoption at MSPCA Angell.

Last name: Drama

Breed: Akita

Location: Nevins Farm

Gender: Female

Age: 1 years old

MSPCA - Angell

Mary Jane – These animals are available for adoption at MSPCA Angell.

Last name: Mary-Jane

Race: Californian

Location: Boston

Gender: Female

Age: 1 years old