Welcome!

Thank you for visiting the Lowell Humane Society. 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 & Recent News

Come.Sip.Stay! Wine & Beer Tasting Event

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Please join us for a Wine and Beer Tasting Event on October 17th! Superhero garb is welcome, but not required- there WILL be a prize for best costume! Tutto Bene Wine Cellars will be on site with their wonderful vendors providing wine and beer tastings, light snacks, music and a silent auction featuring art, wine and sports memorabilia! Start your holiday shopping early and feel good about supporting homeless pets!
Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 that day, each attendee will receive a custom Come.Sip.Stay! …read more

Emergency PARVO CLINICS

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

The Lowell Humane Society with assistance from Chelmsford Animal Hospital will be holding a FREE Parvo Clinic on Sunday, August 24th, 3pm-6pm at Lowell Humane Society, 951 Broadway St, Lowell, MA. Please bring your dogs, ON LEASH.
If your dog is showing any signs of illness, PLEASE do not bring your dog to the clinic and seek veterinary care immediately.

More information on PARVO can be found here:
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care/parvovirus
ADDITIONAL CLINICS
The Lowell Police Animal Control Division in conjunction with the Animal Rescue League of Boston, Wignall Animal Hospital, …read more

Mimosa’s & Mutts-Paint Your Dog’s Portrait!

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Mimosa’s & Mutts-Paint Your Dog’s Portrait!

Sunday, August 24th at 10am
Western Avenue Studios
122 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA
Join us at Western Avenue Studios to create a funky fresh rendition of YOUR DOG! Artist Jennifer Clement of The Artist Bar will lead us in creating paintings of our very own pets. Bring a clear photograph of your DOG and Jennifer and her artist buds will help you create a fun rendition of your favorite pup. No pet? No problem! We'll have tons of photos of adoptable dogs for you to base your painting on.

We'll also enjoy mimosa's and baked …read more

Mission:POSSIBLE! Find Keeno A Home

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Mission:POSSIBLE! Find Keeno A Home

Become a Lowell Humane Society Adoption Agent- by sharing our adoptable pets and taking an active role in finding these animals a FAMILY of their OWN!
First MIssion: Keeno, 7 year old Mastiff/Pit Bull Mix.
Recently had surgery to repair luxated patella.
Snuggly, Enjoys Walks
Beware: HE HOGS THE BED!
CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE FLIER TO SHARE: at your office, apartment building, library, coffee shop, pet store, groomer, hairdresser and ANYWHERE you receive permission to hang it!

Shoshi needs a home!

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Shoshi needs a home!

Shoshanna is an amazingly sweet girl looking for a special family. She enjoys lounging next to you on the couch (always touching you with at least one paw of course), taking walks through her apartment building on her harness and leash (indoors only please) and lots of play, play, play! She arrived at our doors as a stray, a Good Samaritan found this little peanut wandering the streets on her own, sniffling and sneezing. We also noticed the pads on her paws were swollen and …read more

Koncert For Keeno

Thursday, July 24th

Koncert For Keeno

We're having a good ol' fashioned Back Yard BBQ to raise money for Keeno's knee surgery! 

Hot dogs, burgers and veggie dogs will be served, popcorn,beer and soda for donation and music by The Bella Birds and Vintage Industrial! Be here or be square! 

$10 adults, $5 kids under 12. Bring the whole family!
Can't attend, but want to help? Make a donation to his page:
https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/crystal-arnott-1/keeno
We are seeking SPONSORS for this event and IN KIND donations of veggie dogs, burgers, rolls and soda
Contact us to get involved at crystal@lowellhumanesociety.org
(hot dogs …read more

City Construction Project to begin July 21st

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

City Construction Project to begin July 21st

The City of Lowell will be beginning the "South Campus Gateway Project" which will have an affect on the Lowell Humane Society. We are doing our best to ensure that adequate parking will remain available for our clients and we ask that you please excuse our appearance during this construction phase. The construction to improve the Pawtucket/Broadway intersection should last approximately 3-4 months. It will improve the public roadway by allowing left and right hand turns from Pawtucket and Broadway and will include the installation …read more

Lowell Humane on TV

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Lowell Humane on TV

Shelter Manager, Crystal Arnott and Volunteer Amanda Bernier visited WBZ Studios with some adoptable pets, Click on the photo to check it out!

CAT-NADO Fat Cat Adopt-a-thon

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

CAT-NADO Fat Cat Adopt-a-thon

Fat CAT-nado Adopt-athon- Pay by the pound adoption event!
The Lowell Humane Society is looking to shed some extra pounds this weekend- in the form of fat cats! On July 19 and 20 the Lowell shelter will reduce their adoption fees on their oversized felines and families can pay by the pound for their new pet! There are over 20 beefy felines to choose from, cats available good with kids, other cats and dogs. The reduced adoption fee applies to all cats 10 lbs or over-just …read more

We need YOUR help!

Monday, June 16th, 2014

We need YOUR help!

Keeno is a handsome 7 year old dog who has had a rough life, bounced around from home to home, abandoned tied to a pole outside (TWICE) and now KNEE SURGERY. This guy just can't catch a break! We need YOU to help us find Keeno a forever OR foster home to recover from his surgery. The surgery will cost $2,500- can you spare a few dollars to help this sweet pup become pain free?
Check out his Firstgiving page for more information.

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