Contact Us

Rescue Services:
Call (617) 426-9170 and dial “1” for rescue services

The ARL is currently unable to provide 24/7 emergency services.  Please leave a message with the following information if instructed to do so:

  1. A number at which we can call you back if needed.
  2. Location: street and town/city as well as any helpful landmarks such as “in a tree” or “under a shed.”
  3. Type of animal and description of the situation.

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Boston Shelter & BVC:

10 Chandler St. Boston, MA 02116

Shelter: (617) 226-5602;  adoption@arlboston.org
Intake: (617) 226-5621;  intake@arlboston.org
Shelter fax /hours
Boston Veterinary Care:
(617) 226-5605;  bvc@arlboston.org
Boston Veterinary Care fax / hours

Directions to both

Brewster Shelter:

3981 Main St. (Route 6A)East Brewster, MA 02631

(508) 255-1030;  brewster@arlboston.org
Shelter hours / fax


Dedham Shelter:

55 Anna’s Place Dedham, MA 02026

Shelter: (781) 326-0729; dedham@arlboston.org
Shelter hours
Cemetery: (617) 226-5652; pineridge@arlboston.org

Directions to both

Administrative Office 

10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617) 426-9170
Fax: (617) 226-5679
Administration hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm