Old Lyme Animal Shelter and Animal Control Dept.

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We work with all of our animals and give them a lot of love so they will make great pets. The shelter could use donations of bath towels that are in good shape, NO HOLES or RIPS. We use them for the cages. They give the dogs and cats a nice clean bed every day! Thank you!

Who We Are

We are a Municipal Shelter and Animal Control Department. We serve the town of Old Lyme, but are always available to advise and help anyone who calls. We are the only agency in Old Lyme that is legally able to investigate animal abuse, rescue the neglected animals from situations, rehabilitate and place them in new homes. We have been working with a other rescue groups and other towns to help promote sucessful rescues and rehabilitations.

Adopting a friend

It is as easy as calling for a time to come and visit! Or just call and let us know what lovable pet you are looking for. If it is not here, we maybe able to help you find other possibilities. We have had great success in finding pets for people even though we may not have what they are looking for.

Come Visit Us!

Our hours vary here, so calling ahead to set appointment will help us accommodate to your schedule. We are located off Rt. 95, Exit 71 , Four Mile River Rd. Take Hatchet"s hill to the top. Turn left onto Machink Dr. We are the first building on the right. We are usually at the shelter mid-mornings cleaning, feeding and exercising the animals we house. We are part-time animal control officers so calling ahead is always the best bet as we may be away on complaint investigations.
Old Lyme Animal Shelter and Animal Control Dept.
Lynn Philemon, Animal Control Officer
3 Machnik Drive
Old Lyme, CT 06371
Phone: 860 434-3047

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