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Animal Welfare
 Carol Hepburn

 Animal Welfare Officer
 111 Main Street
 Amherst, MA 01002
 413-478-7084 | Email
Stray (impounded) dogs as well as dog licenses can be picked up at the shelter. The entrance is the same as to the Wastewater Treatment Plant, otherwise, drive to the end of Mullins Way, take a left and the gated entrance is on the left. 

Dogs for adoption will be posted when they become available. 

Donations appreciated. Please call Carol Hepburn for more information on supplies needed. 

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
After hours and weekends, contact the Amherst Police Department Communications Center at 413-259-3000.

Our Mission
To protect the health and safety of the community through the protective welfare of animals.
 Lost and Found Pets

Dog Retrieval
1st Offense $10
2nd Offense $25
3rd Offense $50
Board $15/day (<24 hrs = day)
Dog Licenses
Non-Neutered / Non Spayed $15/dog (Male & Female)
Neutered / Spayed $5/dog (Male & Female)
Late Fee $30/dog After June 1st
Checks or Money Orders Only. Payable to: Town of Amherst

Carol Hepburn received the 2004 Massachusetts Animal Control Officer of the Year Award. This award was given to her to honor her compassion for animals, her committment to her community, and her dedication to the highest standards of her profession.