Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter

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The shelter is now open to the public, as of July 6 2021 from 10 am until 4 pm every day . Feel free to visit the many guinea pigs , chinchillas , rabbits , cats and kittens ! Oh and our chickens and ducks are here too ( they are not for adoption but are providing education for children at animal camp ) !

Our new temporary location is at 11 Cherry Hill Rd in Branford CT . Park in the back parking lot and the entry is on the side where the ramp is . Our phone number is still the same (203)315-4125 .

If you need an application to adopt go to https://www.branford-ct.gov/departments/animal-shelter/adoption ! If you do not have access to fill out the application online feel free to come to the animal shelter with your drivers license , vet information, housing info ( including lease if you rent) and we will help you fill it out online .

If you are fully vaccinated - no need to wear a mask. If you are not fully vaccinated we respectfully request that you wear a mask and maintain 6 feet of social distancing.

Looking forward to seeing everyone again !!

Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter

Our mission is to protect the public, provide excellent animal care, find good homes for our animal guests, to promote responsible pet guardianship, to work to end the overpopulation of feral cats in our community, and to run a well organized, efficient shelter with rehabilitation through education philosophy.



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Animal Camp 2021- See information and forms below!

*PLEASE NOTE: All Animal Camp weeks are now FULL!