Amherst Animal Control in Amherst Massachusetts

Address and phone number for Amherst Animal Control, an Animal Shelter, at Main Street, Amherst MA.


Name
Amherst Animal Control
Address
111 Main Street, Amherst, Massachusetts, 01002
Phone
413-256-4011
Fax
413-256-4018

About Amherst Animal Control

The Amherst Animal Control, located in Amherst, Massachusetts is an Animal Shelter that provides temporary housing and care for stray, unwanted, and owner-relinquished animals including dogs and cats in Hampshire County. A wide range of additional services may also be offered by the Amherst Animal Control.

You may contact Amherst Animal Control for questions about:
  • Finding lost cats and dogs in Amherst, MA
  • Adopting cats and dogs
  • Amherst pet adoption fees
  • Fostering cats and dogs
  • Kill and no-kill policies
Finding Lost Cats & Dogs

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near Amherst, Massachusetts then you should contact the Amherst Animal Control. Your missing pet may have been located and taken to the Shelter. Even if your dog or cat has not been recovered by the Shelter, you may be able to file a report so that if the shelter finds your pet they will be able to contact you for recovery. Pets available for adoption through the Amherst Animal Control may be held for a set period of time in order to give owners an opportunity to claim and retrieve their lost pets so it is best to contact the Amherst Shelter directly regarding policies.

Amherst Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the Amherst Animal Control operations, however, the shelter may only take in either dogs or cats, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to visiting. The Hampshire County Animal Shelter may offer educational programs on pet ownership, spay and neuter services, and preventive health services such as vaccinations in order to support its efforts to find permanent homes for lost pets. Amherst Animal Control may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact the office directly regarding policies.

Animal Control

Amherst Animal Control may also be operated as part of the Hampshire County or local government Animal Control Agency. Amherst Animal Control Departments also undertake a range of activities related to animal control enforcement, including impounding stray animals, investigating animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, ensuring animal welfare, and rescuing trapped animals. Animals housed by animal control agencies are usually made available for adoption unless they are determined to be too aggressive, injured, or sick.

Contact Amherst Animal Control

You may contact the Shelter by calling 413-256-4011, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Amherst Animal Control, 111 Main Street, Amherst, Massachusetts, 01002


Map of Amherst Animal Control in Amherst Massachusetts


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