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Currently there are 12 websites listed for this state. Welfare Society

Animal Welfare Society

Our Mission is to aid and find loving, permanent homes for abandoned, stray, and abused cats and dogs in New Milford, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Roxbury, and Washington, Connecticut. Each year hundreds of dogs and cats find refuge at our shelter located at 8 Dodd Road in New Milford, Connecticut. Abandoned dogs are rescued from the Regional Canine Facility in New Milford after the mandatory 7-day waiting period.

Address: 8 Dodd Road
New Milford, CT 06776
Phone: (860) 354-1350 for Life

Animals for Life

Animals for Life is dedicated to assist in maintaining the well being and quality of life for companion animals in our Connecticut communities via adoptive placements, advocacy, and partnerships with animals care professionals; and to serve as an educational and informational resource for the community.

Address: PO Box 185612
Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: (203) 267-6777 Cosgrove Animal Shelter

Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter

The Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter has been helping homeless animals along the Connecticut shoreline and vicinity since April 2003. Hundreds of displaced animals come through our doors each year and it takes a lot of time, rehabilitation and veterinary care to place them into new homes.

Address: 749 East Main Street
Branford CT 06405
Phone: (203) 315-4125 Animal Welfare Society (DAWS)

Danbury Animal Welfare Society (DAWS)

DAWS provides animal rescue and adoption for cats and dogs, a Trap Neuter Return program to sterilize feral cats in our community, low-cost spay/neuter for people who need a low-cost alternative, and a variety of other programs.

Address: 147 Grassy Plain Street
Bethel, CT 06801
Phone: (203) 744-3297 4 Paws

Passion 4 Paws

The Mission of Passion 4 Paws is to rescue homeless, abandoned, neglected, or abused cats and dogs. By working with committed volunteers, veterinarians, and trainers, we nurture, provide medical care, and rehabilitation to these animals while providing a safe and loving cage-free environment for as long as it takes to find them adoptive homes.

Address: PO Box 791
Dayville, CT 0624
Phone: None Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

Pet Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

PAWS rescues & rehomes approximately 115 dogs and 435 cats annually. Many of the dogs faced euthanasia at local pounds and most of the cats that we help are strays and abandoned cats that roam our streets. A portion of the pets that come to PAWS have been relinquished by their owners who are no longer able to care for them.

Address: 504 Main Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
Phone: (203) 750-9572 Protectors

Pet Protectors

Pet Protectors Inc. is dedicated to giving a second chance to homeless and abandoned animals. Besides saving many animals all the time, we work to educate the public on the importance of spaying/neutering pets to reduce the number of unwanted animals all over the world and vaccinating to eliminate many serious illnesses.

Address: 2490 Black Rock Turnpike # 453
Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: (203) 330-0255 of Animals (POA)

Protectors of Animals (POA)

Protecting animals and preserving communities. We are a no kill animal shelter and rescue. POA was formed in 1975 to rescue abandoned, abused and stray cats and dogs. Today we are one of the oldest and most respected animal welfare organizations in the northeast.

Address: 144 Main Street Unit O
East Hartford, CT 06118
Phone: (860) 569-0722 Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR)

Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR)

ROAR was founded on the simple principle that we would provide animals in need with the same love, care and compassion we show our own family pets. Since we opened our doors in 2005, we have placed almost 4,000 neglected and unwanted cats and dogs in caring homes throughout Ridgefield and our surrounding towns.

Address: 45 South Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Phone: (203) 438-0158 of Connecticut

SPCA of Connecticut

SPCA of Connecticut, Inc. is a no-kill animal shelter located in Monroe. We are committed to rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming homeless dogs and cats.

Address: 359 Spring Hill Rd
Monroe, CT 06468
Phone: (203) 445-9978 Animal Haven

The Animal Haven

The Animal Haven's mission is to provide a temporary, safe, caring and humane refuge for homeless, adoptable cats and dogs, and to subsequently place these animals in quality, adoptive and permanent homes. We advocate responsible pet ownership, follow a mandatory spay-neuter policy, prohibit euthanization of our animals, and work in our community to fight animal cruelty through education.

Address: 89 Mill Road
North Haven, CT 06473
Phone: (203) 239-2641 Simon Foundation

The Simon Foundation

The Simon Foundation is a 36,000 square foot state-of-the-art, no kill, animal rescue and adoption center located in Bloomfield, CT. Our facility offers a number of professional services, including: Training, Grooming, and Boarding. All of the proceeds from these services go directly to the rescue of dogs and cats which would otherwise be abandoned, neglected, abused, or euthanized.

Address: 120 Rescue Lane
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Phone: (860) 519-1516

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