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Helping Pets to

Live Better Lives in 2023

2023 was a record-breaking year of helping pets to live better lives…

Pets Helped

This is both a celebration of our work and a testament to the great need in our community.

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Pets Cared for by 4 Community Veterinary Hospitals

Four Community Veterinary Hospitals provided care for pets with nowhere else to turn.

Learn More About Second Chance Community Veterinary Hospitals
Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Surgeries

We are now the largest low-cost spay & neuter services provider in Central & Western Massachusetts.

Learn More About Our Spay & Neuter Program
Pets Found a New Loving Home

Our shelter welcomed homeless pets in our community and through our nationally recognized animal relocation program…and found them new homes. 208 of these pets were cared for in our wonderful foster homes.


Meet Our Adoptable Pets
Pets Fed so No Pet Goes Hungry

We helped struggling pet owners to feed their pets by distributing pet food to 23 human food pantries.

Learn More about the pet food pantry program and how you can help
Pets Helped Through Community Outreach

We helped keep pets in their homes and comforted displaced pets through community outreach programs.

There are so many more who need help

Financial uncertainty is bringing more and more pets to our doors. We know the need will be great and we must be ready. If you are able, please consider a gift to help keep pets in their homes and help homeless pets find a home. Any amount will make a huge difference.
We can’t let these pets down, but we can’t do it alone. Your support is greatly needed so that every pet can get the ‘second chance’ they deserve.

You Can Help!