Westerly Animal shelter
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
When using map quest or other service please use 20 Westerly Bradford Road as a destination.
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
* 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