Animals for Adoption

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The Potter League is open for business today. All  Wednesday classes and playgroups will be held as scheduled.

Have A Heart Cocktail Party & Auction

Friday, February 6, 2015

at its new location

Ocean Cliff, Ocean Drive in Newport



Purchase your tickets today!


For detailed information about Have A Heart, visit the event page

If you are interested in underwriting opportunities for this event, please contact Susan Ryan at or 401.846.0592

Meet the Have A Heart 2015 Furry Models!


Camp Happy Tails Vacation Camp: Adoption Task Force

Learn about and meet the animals in our shelter. Create projects to keep them happy and healthy, and brainstorm ways to match them up with their purr-fect new home.

The vacation camps are for kids in Grades 3, 4 & 5 and runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

February Camp:

Tuesday, February 17: Kitty Social
Wednesday, February 18: Little Critters
Thursday, February 19: Dog Day

Enrollment is $20 per day. Sign up for as many days as you like—activities will be different each day!

Adoption Task Force Vacation Camp Registration Form 

Vacation Camp FAQ


For more information or to register for camp, contact Anastacia Southland, 401-846-0592 ext 120.

Can't attend the February Camp? Check out vacation camps for April 2015.

Separation Anxiety Workshop

Wednesday, February 25
6:00 - 7:00 pm
at the Potter League's Morris Education Center
87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown, RI

Presented by Sarah deVries, Behavior Services Manager at the Potter League

Is your dog unable to be left alone?  Does he panic, bark and cry, chew on door frames, or destroy things when you leave the house?  Come and learn how you can manage your anxious “velcro” dog.

Free and open to the public. Potter Pet U is for humans only; please leave animals at home. Pre-registration required, contact Anastacia Southland, 401.846.0592 ext 120 or


Fetching Friends Transport Program


Fetching Friends is a Potter League lifesaving program which transports animals from high volume/low adoption shelters to our facility in Rhode Island where adopters are eagerly awaiting their arrival. For more information about this program, visit the Potter League's Fetching Friends page on our website. 

Make a donation to support this life saving program




Bootsie's Pet Advice Column

Click here to read the Dear Bootsie Advice on Pets Column which appears in the Saturday edition of The Newport Daily News.







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Have You Lost Your Pet?
Your pet may be here at the shelter:

Click here for Lost & Found
Click here for Hours & Directions 

Click here for our Current Schedule
of Dog Training Classes and Play Groups



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Friends Enriching Lives

Monthly Giving Program
Our Friends Enriching Lives donors ensure that the animals always have a friend by their side.  Your monthly gift will provide the reliable support that is so vital to the animals and programs at the Potter League.  Click here to read more about the Friends Enriching Lives program.  




Our  indoor tiles and outdoor pavers make wonderful tributes to honor or memorialize a special pet or person or as gifts for special occasions.


For a Tile & Paver Brochure, click here.

The Potter League is proud to be a Hill's Science Diet Shelter. Our shelter dogs and cats are fed a nutritious diet of Hill's food during their stay with us.



Have your child's next birthday party at the Potter League.
For more information contact Anastacia at 846-0592 x120 or email


for available dates.

Click to download a brochure






Girl Scout Badges

For more information about our
Girl Scout Programs and to download a troop registration form.




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Potter Kids Website

Attention Young People!
Visit The Potter League's Kid's World of Animals



Coyote Information Line

Concerned about coyotes in your neighborhood Call 401-300-HOWL(4695) to speak with a knowledgeable wildlife expert. Individuals concerned about immediate safety issues should call their local police department.








Thank you to our Corporate Community Humane Heroes!

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Workplace Giving

Animal Control Offices: Middletown | Portsmouth