Each year we host a number of great events that provide fun for the participants as well as financial support for the shelter. We couldn't do what we do without the wonderful support of our donors, sponsors, and vendors. We thank each and every one of you for your continued assistance.

2014 Events - Lots of Variety, Lots of Fun

Yard Sale

When: Saturday, June 21, 2014 | 10 AM - 3 PM

Drop-off: Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 10 AM to 1 PM
We welcome your donations of salable items. No books, computers, TV's, exercise equipment, clothes, or broken items please.

Craft Fair

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 10 AM - 4 PM | rain or shine
Where: Framingham Center Common, Edgell Road, Framingham, MA

We will have quality items from 60+ local crafters. Find that unique gift for someone special, and support MWHS at the same time. For you craft fair lovers, please keep this date open: free admission and something for everyone.

Call for Vendors We are looking for vendors with original crafts or artwork. If you would like information regarding booth space, please call Sheryl at (508) 628.9694, or e-mail You can also download an application here.

Calendar Contest

When: August 2014
Here’s the chance to honor your best friend in our beautiful calendar that celebrates cherished pets and support homeless, needy and abused animals. More information on this contest will be given closer to the event. Start snapping shots of your adorable pet and let him shine.


When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 | 5:45 PM for viewing items, 7:00 PM for live auction
Where: Indian Meadows Country Club, Rt. 9, Westborough, MA

Our MWHS grand finale fundraiser for 2014 will, of course, be our Annual Auction. You won't want to miss it. There will be free hors d'oeuvres and delicious pasta and salad bars, a cash bar, radio personalities, and best of all, fabulous items to bid on. If you are interested in an evening of fun, getting started on your holiday shopping, and supporting the animals, please be sure to put this date on your calendar.





Adoption Hours

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

Holiday Schedule


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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