Thank You For Visiting The Lowell Humane Society Website!

Founded in 1873 with the mission of preventing cruelty, the Lowell Humane Society is one of the oldest humane organizations in the state of Massachusetts. The Lowell Humane Society works tirelessly to prevent cruelty, provide care for homeless and distressed animals and educate the public about responsible pet ownership.

The Society is a private not for profit organization and does not receive any city, state or federal funding. Operations are supported through the generous support of individuals, businesses and foundations.

Upcoming Events

From The Blog

Closed for the day

Unfortunately the shelter will be closed for most business today, July...

Join our foster program

Foster Orientation Thursday, February 7th at 5pm Lowell Humane Society RSVP...

Green Dog Walking

Due to the impending storm, our scheduled Green Dog Walking Class...


Lowell Humane Society is a privately funded animal shelter that operates thanks to generous people like you.

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Regular, household items keep our community running smoothly and the animals comfortable.


There are a variety of ways you can volunteer your time to help the animals at The Lowell Humane Society.