Shelters/Rescues

Shelters & Rescue Groups in Minnesota

This list is by city, but don't let that fool you. Many shelters and rescue groups may take in and adopt out to the Minnesota area. Please consider adopting your next pet from one of these listed. You can also donate your time and/or funds to help the shelters and rescue groups help animals!

If your rescue/shelter is not currently listed with us or your contact information is not correct please fill out our LDMN Shelter/Rescues Form with the appriopriate information from your official email address associated with your rescue, please include contact information and we will confirm and update this record. 

Town Shelter/Link Phone Number
Albert Lea Humane Society of Freeborn County (507) 377-8501
Alexandria Lakes Area Humane Society (320) 759-2260
Andover Andover Animal Control and Impound (763) 434-7332
Anoka Angel of Hope (763) 445-0717
Anoka FaerieLand Rescue, Inc. (612) 414 4073
Anoka Purrs-N-Paws (763) 560-5320
Austin Mower County Humane Society (507) 437-9262
Bemidji Great River Rescue (218) 751-7910
Benson Humane Society of Swift County (320) 808-3497
Blaine Rescued Pets are Wonderful (763) 757-8204
Bloomington Bloomington Animal Shelter (952) 563-4942
Bloomington Luv Me Again (763) 645-7590
Blue Earth Faribault County Humane Society (507) 893-3034
Brainerd Heartland Animal Rescue Team (218) 829-4141
Brooklyn Center Gentle Touch Animal Sanctuary (763) 537-5599
Buffalo Crossroads Animal Shelter (763) 684-1234
Buffalo Animal Humane Society (763) 390-DOGS (3647)
Buffalo Lacy's Legacy Scottie and Westie Rescue (763) 221-0375
Burnsvilla American Boarding Kennels (952)-894-5100
Burnsville Minnesota Valley Humane Society (952) 894-5000
Cannon Falls Pet Adoption of Cannon Valley (888) 734-4414
Chaska Carver-Scott Humane Society (952) 368-3553
Chaska Southwest Metro Animal Rescue (952) 368-PAWS (7297)
Chisholm Precious Paws Humane Society (218) 254-3300
Circle Pines Minnesota Shelties Rescue (612) 616-7477
Cloquet Friends of Animals Humane Society (218) 879-1655
Cokato K9 Rescue and Rehoming (320)282-4439
Coon Rapids Animal Humane Society (763) 862-4030
Coon Rapids Northern Lights Greyhound Adoption (763) 754-9754
Cottage Grove Park Grove Pet Hospital (651) 459-9663
Covering ND,SD,MN Internet Miniature Pinscher Service Contact info in 'notes'
Crookston Humane Society of Polk County (218) 281-7225
Detriot Lakes Humane Society of the Lakes (218) 847-0511
Duluth Animal Allies Humane Society (218) 722-5341
Eden Prairie Secondhand Hounds (952) 322-7643
Eden Prairie Shih Tzu Rescue of Minnesota shtzrmn.general@yahoo.com
Elbow Lake Grant County Humane Society (218) 685-6220
Elk River Aussie Rescue of Minnesota (763) 441-4377
Elk River Picket Poodles (763) 241-2068
Fairmont The Martin County Humane Society (507) 238-1885
Faribault S.A.F.E. Sanctuary (507) 334-7901
Farmiington Last Hope, Inc. (651) 463-8747
Fergus Falls Humane Society of Otter Tail County (218) 739-3494
Forest Lake Northwoods Humane Society (651) 982-0240
Forest Lake St. Francis Animal Rescue (612) 387-4869
Glenwood Pope County Humane Society (320) 634-4761
Golden Valley Animal Humane Society (763) 489-2201
Golden Valley A Rotta Love (651) 649-4451
Golden Valley Minnesota Companion Rabbit Society (651) 768-9755 (voicemail only)
Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Animal Control Facility (218) 326-3464
Grand Rapids Star of the North Humane Society (218) 245-3732
Hastings Animal Ark (651) 772-8983
Hibbing Hibbing Animal Shelter (218) 262-1900
Hinckley Midwest Pug Rescue mnmprinfo@gmail.com
Hopkins Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota, Inc. (952) 946-8070
Hugo Pleading Paws Pet Rescue (651) 407-0072
Hutchinson Heart of Minnesota Animal Shelter (320) 234-9699
International Falls Borderland Humane Society (218) 283-9276  
Inver Grove Heights Minnesota Greyhound Rescue (612) 310-0765
La Crescent Papillons and Playmates Rescue (507) 895-8999
Little Falls Morrison County Animal Humane Society (320) 632-0703
Luverne Katann Chow Rescue of Southwestern Minnesota (507) 283-4576
Madison Gemini Rottweiler and Pitbull Rescue Inc (320) 598-3087
Mankato Blue Earth Nicollet County Humane Society (507) 625-6373
Maple Grove Happy Tails Rescue (612) 588-0188
Maplewood Minnesota Border Collie Rescue info@bcrofmn.org
Minneapolis All Dog Rescue (612) 871-1204
Minneapolis Canine Castaways of MN (612) 728-8657
Minneapolis Doberman Rscue Minnesota (651) 256-2294
Minneapolis Greyhound Pets of America – Minnesota (763) 785-4000
Minnespolis Heading Home K9 Rescue email
Minneapolis Pet Haven Inc. of Minnesota (952) 831-3825
Minneapolis NorthStar Great Pyrenees Club-Rescue (612) 379-0010
Minneapolis Minneapolis St Paul Miniature Schnauzer Rescue Pam@mspmsr.org
Minneapolis MN Boston Terrier Rescue (651) 254-9874
Minneapolis MUSHR – Minnesota's Unwanted Siberian Husky Rescue (612) 800-3200
Minneapolis Chicken Run Rescue (612) 521-9921
Minneapolis Animal Relief Fund arfminn@yahoo.com
Minneapolis Minnesota Wisconsin Collie Rescue (612) 869-0480
Minneapolis Pet Project Rescue info@PetProjectRescue.com
MN/WI Minnkota Persian Rescue (920) 636-6917
MN/WI/IL Adopt A Husky Inc. (612) 986-AAHI (2244)
MN/IA/WI/IL/MI Midwest Border Collie Rescue mwbcr@mwbcr.org
Monticello Homeward Bound Dog Rescue (763) 295-3116
Mora Almost Home Animal Shelter (320) 679-2305
Morris Stevens Community Humane Society (320) 589-0378
New Ulm Brown County Humane Society (507) 359-2312
Northfield Northfield Animal Shelter (612) 810-6041
Northfield Prairie's Edge Humane Society (507) 664-1035
North St Paul Caring for Cats Inc. (651) 407-8485
Otsego Great Dane Rescue email
Owatonna Steele County Humane Society (507) 451-4512
Park Rapids Headwaters Animal Shelter (218) 237-7100
Pequot Lakes The Babinski Foundation (218) 568-7387
Pequot Lakes Northern Lakes Rescue (218) 821-1767
Princeton Ruff Start Rescue (763) 355-3981
Prior Lake Protecting Paws Animal Rescue (952) 288-3668
Red Wing Humane Society of Goodhue County (651) 388-5286
Redwood Falls Redwood Falls Animal Shelter (507) 644-3853
Rochester Camp Companion (507) 951-7801
Rochester Paws and Claws Humane Society (507) 288-7226
Rochester Rochester Animal Control (507) 328-6960
Rochester Safe Haven Pet Rescue (507) 529-4079
Rochester Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota email
Rosemount K-9 Rescue (651) 423-3565
Roseville Cause for Paws (952) 259-1483
St Cloud Tri-County Humane Society (320) 252-0896
St Paul Feline Rescue Inc. (651) 642-5900
St James Watonwan County Humane Society (507) 956-2613
St. Louis Park Underdog Rescue (952) 929-0777
St Paul Animal Humane Society (651) 645-7387
St Paul Iguana Relocation Network (763) 227-6263
St Paul Kind Veterinary Clinic (507) 931-4700.
St Paul North Country Gordon Setter Club Rescue (507) 301-9617
St Peter Kind Veterinary Clinic (507) 931-4700
South St Paul Cats Meow Dogs Bark Rescue (651) 343-1964
Stillwater Home for Life (800) 252-5918
Thief River Falls Pennington County Humane Society (218) 681-8045
Virginia Mesabi Humane Society (218) 741-7425
Wadena Pets Abandoned Wanting Support 218-639-PAWS(7297)
Wadena Wadena County Humane Society (218) 632-5938
White Bear Lake Second Chance Animal Rescue (651) 771-5662
Willmar Humane Society of Kandiyohi & Meeker Counties (320) 235-7612
Woodbury Animal Humane Society (651) 730-6008
Woodbury Minnesota Boxer Rescue (763) 647-3037