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

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… 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

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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… Read more »

Enjoy biking? Join us!

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Enjoy biking? Join us!

 

We are excited to participate in the Greater Lowell Community Foundations River Ride on Saturday, September 27th! We are excited to announce our team, PHAT CAT RIDERS, will be sponsored by Anytime Fitness! Please contact us to get started, Anytime Fitness will graciously cover the registration fees of all riders who commit to raising $100 for our shelter through the ride.

We are riding to raise awareness of Pet… Read more »

LHS WINES are HERE!

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

LHS WINES are HERE!

 

The Lowell Humane Society has partnered with a terrific company called Benefit Wines to offer you an opportunity to enjoy your favorite wine varietals at a great price—while helping Lowell Humane at the same time! Order by WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4th and avoid shipping charges by choosing pickup at Lowell Humane Society!

Order a bottle of wine and a portion of the proceeds goes toward helping the homelessRead more »

Car Trouble?

Donate it to the Lowell Humane Society

Car Trouble?

Do you have a car that no longer runs? Have no use for it? Get rid of that junky car that you’ve let sit in the driveway or garage for far too long! Donate it to the Lowell Humane Society!

We have partnered up with another non-profit, Vehicles for Charity, in the hopes of raising some money for LHS! The idea is simple: click on THIS LINK, fill out theRead more »

Want to volunteer with LHS?

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Want to volunteer with LHS?

We couldn’t do what we do at our shelter without the help of our dedicated and caring volunteers. Our volunteers do everything from cleaning animal cages to walking dogs to representing the Lowell Humane Society through our Street Team. Through their hard work and devotion, our volunteers help to spread the message of responsible pet ownership and animal protection. We need volunteers seven days a week and… Read more »

PIT PALS PROGRAM

Be a responsible Pit Bull owner

PIT PALS PROGRAM

Reduced Cost Spay/Neuter and Vaccination Program for Local Pit Bulls

The Pit Pals program was created by the MSPCA to address the high rates of homelessness and euthanasia of Pit Bull and Pit Bull mixes in Massachusetts. There are currently not enough homes in our community for the numbers of Pit bulls who are brought into shelters and animal control facilities. The Pit Pals program offers a responsible solution to reducing… Read more »

I’m Animal Friendly

You can purchase your license plate at any time.

I’m Animal Friendly

The Massachusetts "I'm Animal Friendly" license plate tells your community that you care about animals! By purchasing this license plate, you will be contributing to a statewide program that directly benefits Massachusetts animals. Click here to learn more…

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