Dedham Shelter Information

The Dedham shelter is located on 27-acres approximately 10 miles southwest of Boston.  Along with housing and adopting small animals, this site serves as a livestock rehabilitation center for large animals.

All adoptable animals receive a medical evaluation from our shelter veterinary medicine team, vaccines,
and spay/neuter services.

The ARL’s Pine Ridge Cemetery is also located in Dedham.  The Cemetery is the oldest continuously operated pet cemetery by a humane society in the United States.


(781) 326-0729

Adoption Center Hours & Location

Adoption Center Hours

Adoption Center Hours

Applications for adoption are accepted half an hour prior to closing to allow us time to send home your new pet

Monday and Holidays Closed
Tuesday to Sunday 1-6:30p.m.

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Dedham Shelter
Animal Rescue League of Boston
55 Anna’s Pl, Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: (781) 326-0729
Fax: (781) 461-8367



Animal Surrender

By appointment only
Phone: (781) 326-0729
Tuesday to Saturday 1-4:30p.m.
Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays Closed