Our Mission

Our mission is to advocate for animals by providing safety until home placement of those in our care. We promote spay and neuter programs as a means to control pet overpopulation and continually strive to be the leading community resource for education on proper animal welfare.

Quincy Animal Shelter Inc. is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and a recognized Massachusetts charity. QAS EIN is 31-1703439. We are licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture License: 0035..

Featured Pets


Walk with Yoda, you must. He is small in size like his namesake, but this little guy loves to walk …

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Scout is a 5 year old, sweet, brown and white long haired girl. She had a rough start to life, …

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An exemplar of feline grace and timeless beauty, Moe is the perfect companion for the gentle-hearted cat lover.She appreciates a quiet …

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I’m looking for a new life. I’m a stunning 3- to 4-year-old Belgian Malinois with a gentle soul under the …

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Ways To Help

Kids that care

Thanking the many schools, Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops, and individuals that make such great efforts for us and collect donations! Please take a look at some amazing kids. If you are under 18 years old and looking for other ways to help the shelter, please click here for some ideas.

Wish list

We always have a long shopping list at the Shelter! Donated items can be dropped off at the shelter located at 440R East Squantum Street in Quincy during adoption hours and left with any of our Volunteers. They can also be shipped directly to us from Amazon. Check out our wish list!


We always try to foster kittens out/away from the shelter. We are always looking for Foster Care Volunteers. It is usually a 5 to 8 week period. We provide food, litter, and medical care. We also take care of the adoptions. All you need is a separate area from your own animals and some TLC.


Volunteers are the backbone of our efforts to improve the lives of the animals in our care. You can also become a guardian angel and sponsor a cage or kennel at the shelter. You can become a member of QAS or help out with one of our available positions at QAS.

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Your tax-deductible donation can continue to support QAS mission, goals, and objectives.