The Oxford Animal Shelter
Route. 67
Oxford CT 06478
Phone: 203-881-3653 - please leave a message and we will return your call within 24 hours
Email: oxfordk9@yahoo.com

Current Residents

Who's been adopted!


The Oxford Animal Shelter is a municipal animal control facility. As much as we can, we provide the basics of care for the animals, but what they really need is a loving stable home environment to truly be happy. The animals are cared for, groomed and exercised by a dedicated group of volunteers who have lots of love and attention to give the animals, but a loving home is what they really need...

Please click here for a list of our current residents.


If you currently have a dog in the home and are looking to add another one, PLEASE make sure to bring your current dog with you to meet the potential new addition. This will help ensure a happy living situation for everyone, as well as less stress for everyone once you take the new pet home.  Also, please review and print our Adoption Application (PDF*) form available on this website.

If you are interested in meeting any of the animals currently in residence, please e-mail us at the addresses listed below (oxfordk9@yahoo.com), or call us at 203-881-3653. Please make sure to leave a callback number when leaving a message for us! We can't get in touch with you if we can't call you back! You can also stop by any evening between 6:00-7:30 PM while we exercise, feed and care for the residents. They love meeting new people and might even share a toy with you!

Take a peek at our current residents.


Please check out our "Wish List" page as we have some items we are in desperate need of.

Donate a BedWe have chosen Kuranda dog beds for our boarding facilities because they are so good for our dogs. We still don't have enough for all of our kennels. If you would like to donate a bed so another dog can sleep in proper comfort, please click here.



The shelter is located on Route 67 behind the Center Fire Station - between the Town Hall and Center School, next to Kirk's Pond. There is a small street type sign at the entrance to the facility. The physical address is 486 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478.  Click here for directions.


All pets must be family members-kept indoors as part of the family. Adoption fee (CT State Animal Population Program): $50.00 for intact animals which covers spay/neuter, rabies & distemper vaccinations. Please click here to print out an Adoption Application (PDF*).


You can find out who now has a forever home by clicking here!


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