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Vermont Humane Societies & Animal Shelters

Addison County
Homeward Bound - Middlebury
Franklin County
Franklin County Humane Society - St. Albans
Washington & Orange Counties

Central Vermont Humane Society - Barre
Rutland County
Rutland County Humane Society - Rutland
Lamoille County
North Country Animal League - Morrisville
Bennington County

Second Chance Animal Center - Shaftsbury
Windsor County
Lucy MacKenzie Humane Society - West Windsor
Springfield Humane Society - Springfield
T.A.R.P.S. - Chester
Windham County
Windham County Humane Society - Brattleboro
Orleans County
Frontier Animal Society of Vermont - Orleans
P.E.TS. of the Kingdom - Derby
Caledonia County
Kingdom Animal Shelter - St. Johnsbury (Northeast Kingdom)

Vermont Animal Welfare Organizations & Rescues

Green Mountain Animal Defenders

Golden Huggs Rescue

Random Rescue

Spring Hill Horse Rescue

Vermont Federation of Humane Societies

VT-CAN! (Vermont Companion Animal Neutering)

Wildlife Rehabilitator List and Map 

Regional & National Organizations

New England Federation of Humane Societies

American Humane Association

ASPCA - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Humane Society of the United States

P.E.T.A. - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

24 Hour Animal Hospital

Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists: Home
200 Commerce St
Williston (802) 863-2387

Poison Control

Animal Poison Control: 1-800-548-2423
ASPCA Poison Control:  1-888-426-4435 (Note: You may be charged a $65 consultation fee.)

Common Pet Poisons to Watch Out For
ASPCA Poison FAQ Online

Resources for Renters & Landlords

Pet Loss & Grievance

ASPCA Pet Loss Hotline and FAQ

1-(877) GRIEF-10
In addition to their telephone hotline, the ASPCA features a pet loss webpage that has extensive resources for mourning pet parents.

The Cornell University Pet Loss Support Hotline

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday-Thursday
This hotline is staffed by volunteer veterinary students of Cornell's veterinary college. Although it is not meant to be a mental health hotline, the operators have all been rigorously trained by professional grief counselors.

Pet Partners

Pet Partners (formerly known as the Delta Society) are known for their work with therapy and service animals. They offer a page of links to other pet loss support sites and provide information for families whose pets have "crossed the rainbow bridge."

Dog Parks



The Humane Society of Chittenden County (HSCC) has provided these links for informational purposes only. HSCC is not providing any endorsement, recommendation, or support for or of any of the agencies, organizations, businesses, or entities listed here, nor does inclusion in this list indicate any affiliation, formal or informal, between the Humane Society of Chittenden County and the listed entity. 

Adoption Center Hours

  • Tuesday - Friday: 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday & Monday: Closed

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