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Housing, Health, Hunger & Help: Homeless with Pets

Information on shelters, food, medical and legal assistance for the homeless and housing insecure in the Greater Boston area.


The Animal Rescue League of Boston offers several community health programs for pets to bring high quality, low-cost veterinary care to Boston communities. Services include spay/neuter, a mobile veterinary unit, and community vaccine clinics.


The MSPCA provides several free and low-cost spay/neuter programs throughout Massachusetts.

Homeless with Pets

If you are struggling to keep your pet, you have options before surrendering them. The following resources may help you obtain pet food and veterinary care in and around Boston. Please note that listings were accurate when posted, but changes may occur. Please contact the organizations you are interested in directly to verify their hours and availability.