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Please come and visit all the wonderful animals we have for adoption, who are looking for loving homes.


Annual Auction Gala

2014 Annual Auction Gala

When: Saturday November 15, 2014 | The auction starts at 7:00 p.m. with viewing of the silent and live auction items starting at 6:00 p.m

Where: Indian Meadows Country Club Westboro, MA

Jen Carter of WXLO and Cha Chi Loprete of WZLX and The Sports Hub will keep the bidding lively. The evening also includes a 50/50 raffle (winner needn’t be present), hors d’oeuvres, and pasta and salad bars.

Auction tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Sheryl at (508) 628.9694 or, or online

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Love and Learn

Love and LearnThe purpose of our on-going special "Love and Learn " adoption campaign is to urge people to adopt pets who may seem less adoptable simply because of the way they look, their age, they are shy, or because they have a medical condition such as FIV or diabetes.
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Shelter manager Position Available

The MetroWest Humane Society has a full-time Shelter Manager position available. We are seeking a certified veterinary technician to manage the medical care of our cats as well as the daily operations of our shelter.

Responsibilities include management of shelter operations, supervision and training of staff, interaction with volunteers and the public. Position is responsible for ensuring the safety and sanitation of the facility, monitoring the on-going health and behavior of the resident cats, coordinate and oversee all veterinary care and treatments, working with multiple veterinarians. Managing intake of cats based on space, adoption flow, TNR projects. Maintaining and updating medical records and general office administration.

Certified veterinary technician experience required. Prior experience as a Shelter Manager or similar role in a non-profit or animal welfare organization is preferred.

Preferred skills and experience: Must be passionate about the welfare and care of cats and have extensive experience handling and working with cats. Must be compassionate and have a strong understanding of feline behavior. Ability to triage health and medical issues, calculate dosing, and administer medications and vaccinations. Must possess familiarity of common feline illnesses, diseases and treatments; understanding of recommended vaccine schedules/protocols. Must be self- motivated and take initiative; possess strong organizational, leadership, communication, and computer skills; detail oriented; effective at multi-tasking and prioritizing. Demonstrated experience in dealing with people in a professional manner, including the ability to handle difficult and often emotionally charged situations.

This is a 40 hr. /week, salaried position. Please send resume with references to


An advocate for animal welfare, MWHS focuses on the well-being of cats in the Metrowest Boston area, including finding loving homes or providing life-long care while educating the community and reducing the feral/stray cat population.

MWHS is a volunteer-led, non-profit, no-kill shelter dependent on charitable donations.

Adoption Hours

TUE & FRI 1:00- 4:00 PM
WED & THU 6:30 - 8:00 PM
SAT & SUN 12:00 - 4:00 PM

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30 Pond Street
Ashland , MA 01721
Phone:(508) 875.3776

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1068
Framingham, MA 01701

We are located on Rt 126 South (Pond St), across the street from the Market Basket Plaza.
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