Westerly Animal shelter

Our Pet List


The most precious gift one can give to the animals is your time. We have successfully built a large Volunteer Corps to work with our Shelter Animals, and new volunteers are always welcome. We have a several different Volunteer programs in place, for adults, and children. Youth Volunteers must be accompanied by a parent, and to be eligible, must be between 14 to 16 years of age. If you are interested in Volunteering At the Westerly Animal Shelter, please email us at

Who We Are

We are the Animal Shelter Facility for The Town Of Westerly

Animal Control Officer Arthur Smith
Shelter manager Tammy Loughlin

Adopting a friend

Adoptions are $150.00. for dogs and $100.00 for cats. All animals leaving the shelter are spayed / neutered and vaccinated for rabies. Dogs are heartworm tested and cats are FIV tested. Frontline is applied and every animal is de-wormed.

Come Visit Us!

Our Shelter is open Sunday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday and Tuesday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. and Saturday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. We are located off Westerly-Bradford Road (Route 91), at 33 Larry Hirsch Lane, in Westerly, near the Transfer/Recycle Center.
Westerly Animal Shelter
33 Larry Hirsch lane
Westerly RI
When using map quest or other service please use 20 Westerly Bradford Road as a destination. Phone: 401-584-7941

or Click here for a list of pets at this shelter ..

Our Wish List

We are always in need of the following items to ensure the well being of our beloved Shelter Animals. Thank you for your continued support.

* Towels and blankets
* Medicinal Supplies
* Tuna Fish and Chicken flavored baby food
* Canned Cat and Dog Food
* Frontline
* Kitten Formula
* Vitamins and Supplements
* Copy Paper and office supplies
* Gift cards to Home Depot, Agway, Pet Co. Wal-Mart, Stop & Shop, Staples and Tractor Supply