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.

Snow Emergency
Our Dedham Shelter and Pine Ridge Cemetery will be closed to the public on Tuesday, January 27


(781) 326-0729

Adoption Center Hours & Location

Adoption Center Hours

Adoption Center Hours
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 Friday 1-6p.m.
Saturday to Sunday 1-4p.m.
Monday and Holidays Closed