Second Chance Animal Shelter, Inc.
Adoption Center
111 Young Road, P.O. Box 136
East Brookfield, MA 01515
(508) 867-5525
(508) 867-5019 (FAX)
Pet Wellness & Education Center
Spay/Neuter | Vaccines | Training
372 North Main Street
North Brookfield, MA 01535
(508) 637-1333




Local Shelter List

Lost and Found Info

Purebred Rescue, Out of State Shelters, and Related Sites

Purebred Rescue Lists - Dogs

All Breed Rescue - This is a comprehensive list of contacts in New England (CT,MA,ME,NH,NY,RI) for purebred dogs compiled for Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue

American Kennel Club - This web site offers a list of AKC recognized breeds, breed standards, clubs, breed specific rescue contacts, and a myriad of other related topics. Great all around web site dedicated to the pure-bred dog.

Purebred Rescue Lists - Cats

Cat Craze

Internet Cat Club

Purebred Cat Breed Rescue

Other Links

Town of East Brookfield, MA

American Humane Association

American Humane Society

Assistance Dogs International, Inc. - "Assistance Dogs International, Inc. is a coalition of not for profit organizations that train and place Assistance Dogs." If you are in need of a service dog, this site offers a list of contacts.

Dog Adoption Network - DAN reports stories of animal welfare, legislative initiatives promoting animal welfare, stories of adoptions and other important animal rights issues.

Dog Breed Info Center - This site is excellent for those who want to know how a particular breed would fit their lifestyle. Each breed has a page dedicated to it that provides a photo of the animal, its description, temperment, height/weight, health problems, living conditions, exercise, life expectancy, and grooming. You can also search for the perfect pet based on the breed's demands for exercise, grooming, and space, just to name a few.

Dog Friendly - "Travel Guide for Dog of All Sizes." This site lists dog-friendly vacation spots and has great tips for traveling with your dog.

The Dog Hause - "A Playground for Pets and Pet Lovers! Animal quotes, proverbs, idioms, fun facts, rules of thumb, superstitions, humor, fonts, clip art, ASCII art, sounds, spay and neuter information, books for sale, the Dog Gone Good Award, and more."

House Rabbit Network, Woburn, MA - Specializing in Rabbit Education and Adoption in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

Hugs for Homeless Animals

Humane Link - "Humane Link is a virtual community of professionals and volunteers in the humane field seeking uncommon solutions to common problems. Come to Humane Link to link up with your peers and to access the best collection of links on the web for the humane professional."

Humane Society of the United States

I Love Cats

I Love Dogs

k9finder - "The goal of this site is to provide local animal control officers and general public of western Massachusetts a place to exchange information regarding lost/abandoned, found and adoptable dogs."

Make Mine Chocolate - The goal of the “Make Mine Chocolate!™” campaign is to break the cycle of acquisition and relinquishment by educating the public about the responsibilities involved in keeping a companion rabbit before a rabbit is brought home.

Mammoth Dog Beds and Pet Beds - Orthopedic luxury large dog beds for all breeds. Visit the online dog store for designer dog furniture and dog couches at wholesale prices direct. See all discount dog beds on sale today.

My Apartment Map - MyApartmentMap is a housing search web site with pet friendly listings all over the USA.

National Animal Poison Control Center - NAPCC's web site has sections on poison prevention, which includes a list of things that are poisonous to animals, and what to do if an animal is poisoned. If you have a poisoning emergency, you may call their emergency helpline at (888) 426-4435.

NewPet - "NewPet contains a wealth of helpful resources for new, or soon-to-be, pet owners. We have a world of fun tips and helpful hints on where to get a new pet and how to care for the new addition once you bring your bundle of joy home."

No Paws Left Behind - "No Paws Left Behind, Inc. is a focus driven not for profit organization, designed to bring awareness to all communities the silent victims of foreclosure who have no voice or rights to implement change."


Pet Drawings - Pencil drawings of the top fifty breeds - 11" x 14" Prints, Matted and Framed Drawings, Posters, T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Dog T-Shirts, Mugs, Hats, Tote Bags, Greeting Cards, Calendars and many other gift items. Order a pencil drawing to support Second Chance.

Petfinder - This web site is true to its name. It covers all sorts of pets: dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rabbits, etc. Non-profit animal organizations and animal control officers can register with Pet Finder and then be able to list animals available for adoption. Petfinder provides extensive links to animal shelters around the country, and maintains a lost and found database as well.

Pet Rock Fest - The Pet Rock Festival is an annual event held within the first two weeks of September each year. It is an afternoon expo/festival that includes live music, vendors, food, contests, and most importantly, more than 200 animal organizations broadcasting their causes.

Pets With Disabilities - The organization and website have provided support and information to people whose pets suffer from birth defects or have become disabled due to illness or injury. They also have an adoptions page for disabled pets needing homes.

The PetWork - "A network of resources and information for pet lovers"

TC Perfect Images - Photography. Thank you for the great Second Chance adoption pictures!

Senior Dogs Rescue - The Senior Dogs Project web site offers information on adopting a senior canine, and offers great tips for anyone caring for a senior dog. If you have recently lost a dog, this site has a wonderful, touching tribute page.

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