Our Story

Lighthouse is a 501c3 organization that consists of all volunteers, providing a temporary home & family to the dogs and cats in our care while they wait for their forever family to discover them!


You look like you're ready to adopt. If we don't have what you're looking for at the moment, new dogs in need of a home are transported to our shelter almost every weekend. We have a few feline residents, too!


Volunteers are at the shelter every day and are happy to show you around. Call or email us to set up a day & time to stop by. Or visit us on adoption day (every Saturday) any time between 12:00PM-5:00PM.

Browse our amazon wishlist to donate items that go directly toward the animals in our care at the shelter and in foster homes

By walking your dog, your friends dog, or a shelter pet, you can raise funds for our shelter when you use the WoofTrax app on your phone

Choose Lighthouse Animal Shelter as your charity on amazon and
a portion of all purchases
you make on amazon will
go toward the animals

Monetary donations will be used for anything from veterinary care & utility bills to something fun like toys & treats. Either way, monetary donations are always appreciated by us & the animals

Lighthouse Animal Shelter

596 Hathaway Rd. New Bedford, MA



Our Hours

Saturday: 12:00PM-5:00PM

Monday-Friday & Sunday:

By Appointment (Call/Email Us!) 

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