The purpose of the Society shall be to provide shelter, prevent cruelty to animals, and advocate for their welfare. Through humane education, the Society strives to enlighten the public with the goal of improving the quality of life for animals and people.
Founded in 1873, the Lowell Humane Society is one of the oldest humane organizations in the state of Massachusetts. The purpose of the Lowell Humane Society is to prevent cruelty to animals, provide care for homeless and distressed animals and educate the public about responsible pet ownership. The shelter 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. Our services include:
- Pet Adoptions
- Humane Education
- Information Services
- Lost and Found Service
Officers & Directors
Christine Chisholm, MS
|Treasurer||Stephen J. Irish|
|Directors||George J. Basbanes, Esq.
Patricia Hart, DVM
Roger Peace, Esq.
Grace P. Jeanes, MBA
|Executive Director||Jill O’Connell|
|Communications & Fundraising Manager||Crystal Arnott|
|Animal Care Supervisor||Krystina Kimmins|
|Business Manager||Tanya Smart|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Marie Baillargeon|
|Animal Care Staff||Amanda Merrill