Animal Shelter

Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter

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SPECIAL COVID-19 MESSAGE

We are open June 20, 2020 and have new regulations to follow! Thank you for your patience during this time.

  • Only 6 members of the public are allowed to visit in this facility at one time
  • This means two members of the public in the dog room; 2 members of the public in the cat room; and two members of public in the critter room. UNLESS all 6 are members of the same family
  • Visits are limited to 45 minutes
  • You cannot handle a dog without an approved application
  • Please maintain social distancing protocol of 6 feet

Please note when you enter you need to:

  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth  and the mask must be worn the entirety of your visit
  • Take your temperature
  • Record Temp and ALL INFORMATION on the visitor registry
  • This registry is state mandated if you do not fill it out completely we have the right to deny your visit
  • We also recommend all visitors purell or wash their hands for 20 seconds before they begin visiting and after they complete their visit

Thank you for understanding and helping us to keep all the humans and animals safe!

 

Dan Gosgrove 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.

PROUD TO REPRESENT THE TOWNS OF BRANFORD, NORTH BRANFORD AND NORTHFORD

 

Pet-Friendly Housing!

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Please let people know about our pet-friendly search engine. MyApartmentMap has the largest list of currently available pet-friendly housing. The inability to find pet-friendly housing is one of the leading causes of cat & dog abandonment. 

 

Animal Camp

Call the Animal Shelter at 2013-315-4125 for availability to Animal Camp