Springfield Humane Society

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Our Featured Pets....

Come meet all the wonderful companion animals we have waiting for their forever homes!

We usually have quite a few wonderful dogs available for adoption.

Take a look at all the wise and wonderful felines we have available!!

We have every color and personality of cat available... and we guarantee you will be happy with their affection and antics!


Who We Are

We are a small shelter located in the rural area of Springfield, Vermont. Our critter friends stay here where we love them, feed them, exercise them, play with them and do our best to spoil them until they find their Forever Home. We do not have any animals euthanized unless they are very ill and our vets cannot help them, or they remain unsafe with the public following behavioral assessments and implementation of a treatment plan. We have three Community Cat Rooms where the cats are free to roam all the time. On rare occasions we have someone who repeatedly acts aggressively towards the other cats. They stay in the room and we move them into a segregated space. Except for those cats, all cats are free to be wherever they wish to go in their kitty room. We welcome volunteers of all ages and encourage people to pay us a visit whenever we’re open. Best friends meet at Springfield Humane Society!

We have a multitude of FABULOUS dogs and GREAT cats.

There is a scenic trail around our 7 acre hay field where you can take the dogs for a walk and a large pen where you can toss balls and play with them. For the cats, we have the three large community rooms where you can introduce yourself to our many extraordinary felines.

We are well worth the trip and easy to find. Come on over and visit us.

Adopting a Friend

An adoption application will require the following:

Three personal references ; approval from your landlord; and the name/phone number of your current veterinarian. All of these are required to process your adoption request.

Adoption applications are customarily filled out after you meet the dog or cat of your interest. We always have many animals here to meet you.

Adoption Fees

$200 and up ~~ Puppies, Large Breed (6 months and under)
$250 and up ~~ Puppies, Small Breed (6 months and under)
$150 ~~ Dogs, Large Breed (7 months - 7 years)
$175 ~~ Dogs, Small Breed (7 months - 7 years)
TBD* ~~ Dogs (8 years and over)
$100 ~~ Kittens (8 weeks to 6 months) $75 for a second (adopted same person, same time)
$80 ~~ Cats (7 months to 7 years) $50 for a second (adopted same person, same time)
TBD* ~~ Cats (8 years and over)
*To Be Determined
All of our animals are spayed or neutered prior to adoption. Adoption fees include spay/neuter, rabies (if over 3 months old), distemper vaccines, treatment for fleas, ticks, ear mites, and worms. A Bordatella vaccination, Heartworm/Lyme test, new collar and id tag are included with the dog adoption fee, and a Feline Leukemia/Feline Immunodeficiency Virus/Heartworm test is performed for all cats and kittens over 12 weeks of age.

Come Visit Us!

Exit 7 off of RT 91 in Springfield Vermont~~
Come off the exit ramp and head west toward Springfield ~~
Go about 2 miles to the first emergency signal light (may or may not be on) ~~
Take a right at this light onto Bridge Street ~~
Go up the steep hill to the very top and take another right onto RT 143 ~~
Go about 1.2 miles. ~~
We are on the right side and there is a sign out front.

Map to our shelter


Wednesday through Saturday ~ 12 noon to 4:30 PM ~

We are closed to the public on Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

Planning on visiting us? Please bring us any of the following~~ canned dog food, catbeds, LIQUID laundry detergent, small pet travel crates, Staples gift card (for office supplies), copier paper, stamps, paper towels, waterless instant hand sanitizer, Dawn dish detergent. We greatly appreciate donations of supplies - it $ave$ us a lot of money! Thanks! ~


Are you interested in volunteering? We are in need of people to help brush and socialize our cats, walk our many dogs, and help us at special events and even to bake yummy treats! If you have 1 hour a week or more stop in and we'll be happy to see you.

Please consider adopting this shelter as your special place. The animals, volunteers, and staff send their heartfelt thanks, and hope you visit us in the near future.

Springfield Humane Society
401 Skitchewaug Trail
Springfield, VT 05156
Phone: 802-885-3997
FAX: 802-885-1346

Email: SpfldHumane@vermontel.net

Website: http://www.spfldhumane.org

Click here for a list of pets at this shelter

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