Canaan Animal Shelter

Find Canaan New Hampshire animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Collie Rescue League of New England Rr 1, Box 197 Canaan NH 03741 781-523-8247


Mountainview Shih Tzu Rescue 2308 Washburn Road Alexandria NH 03222 7.8 miles from Canaan 603-532-0335

Upper Valley Humane Society 300 Old Route 10 Enfield NH 03748 8.8 miles from Canaan 603-448-6888

Green Mountain Humane Society White River Junction VT 05001 17.8 miles from Canaan 802-296-7297

Franklin Animal Shelter 71 Punchbrook Rd Franklin NH 03235 22.3 miles from Canaan 603-934-4132

Franklin Animal Shelter 71 Punch Brook Rd Franklin NH 03235 24.0 miles from Canaan 603-934-4132

Claremont SPCA Westclaremont Rd Claremont NH 03743 24.2 miles from Canaan 603-542-4531

Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society PO Box 343 Woodstock VT 05091 24.9 miles from Canaan 802-457-3080

New Hampshire Humane Society 1305 Meredith Center Road Laconia NH 03246 25.2 miles from Canaan 603-524-3252

Bare Paws Rescue PO Box 7193 Laconia NH 03247 27.2 miles from Canaan

Laconia Animal Control 126 New Salem Street Laconia NH 03246 28.4 miles from Canaan 603-524-5252

Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals PO Box 100 Bridgewater VT 05034 30.8 miles from Canaan 802-672-5302

Orange County Animal Shelter 145 Hoots Place Corinth VT 05039 30.9 miles from Canaan 802-439-3700

Concord SPCA 130 Washington Street Concord NH 03303 33.4 miles from Canaan 603-753-6751

River Valley Animal Control 60 Cummings Avenue Charlestown NH 03603 35.0 miles from Canaan 603-826-3061

River Valley Animal Protection Lg 60 Cummings Avenue Charlestown NH 03603 35.0 miles from Canaan 603-826-3061

Caribbean Animal Welfare Initiative - the Pegasus Foundation 27 Merrimack Street Concord NH 03301 38.8 miles from Canaan 603-225-3918

House Rabbit Society PO Box 1017 Wolfeboro Falls NH 03896 40.7 miles from Canaan 603-569-9372

Weare Animal Guardians PO Box 572 Weare NH 03281 41.0 miles from Canaan 603-529-5543

Live and Let Live Farm 20 Paradice Lane Chichester NH 03258 42.9 miles from Canaan 603-798-5615

What is an Animal Shelter?

Household animals that no longer have homes are often brought to animal shelters. Animal shelters are safe places to bring animals that are abandoned or lost. Many shelters will also take in animals that are sick or injured. In some areas of the U.S., humane societies will also provide shelter for animals. Shelters often serve as pet adoption centers. Animal shelters are also open to household pets taken from owners who can no longer care for them, those who have mistreated them, or those who have violated animal welfare laws.

Shelters provide animal care, rescue, and animal control. They assist with adopting dogs, cats, and other pets. They also may offer services like spaying or neutering. Shelters may offer adoption. Local and county governments fund some dog pounds and animal shelters, while volunteers and donations provide further support.