Hours of Operation & Directions

Hours of Operation

Sunday 10am - 5pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am - 7pm
Wednesday 10am - 7pm
Thursday 10am - 7pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm


The Potter League for Animals
87 Oliphant Lane - Middletown, RI   
Directions from Providence:  
Take Route 195 East or West to Fall River and Route 24 South.
Take Route 24 South past Tiverton, over the Sakonnet River Bridge to the end.
Exit joins Route 114 South (also called West Main Road) in Portsmouth.
Once on Route 114, it is approximately 5 miles to Oliphant Lane, Middletown.
Go through 10 traffic lights along Route 114.
The 11th traffic light is at Oliphant Lane. Make a left off of Route 114 onto Oliphant Lane.
Potter League is .2 mile down Oliphant Lane on the right. Green/white sign, chain-link gates, long driveway into the shelter. 
Directions from Boston:
One of two routes depending on what is easier as you swing through
or around Boston.
  1. via Route 95 South to Providence   
  Take Route 195 East to Fall River and then Route 24 South
Follow directions above from Route 24 South.
  OR 2. via Route 24 South and Fall River   
  Take Route 195 West in Fall River for about 1 mile and then take Route 24 South exit.
Then follow directions above from Route 24 South. 
Directions from the West ... crossing over the Newport Bridge:
Take Route 138 East over the Jamestown and Newport Bridges. ($4.00 toll unless you have a Rhode Island easy pass transponder).
After crossing the Newport Bridge, do not take the first scenic Newport exit. Stay on the road another mile or so following signs for Cape Cod, Routes 138 and 114, Admiral Kalbfus Road. You will end up at a stop light with Newport Grand in front of you.
Make a left onto Admiral Kalbfus Road.
Stay on Admiral Kalbfus Road to the second traffic  light (about 1/2 mile).
At the second traffic light make a left onto Route 114 North (also called West Main Rd).
Stay on Route 114 for approximately 2.5 miles. Turn right onto Oliphant Lane (approximately 10 lights) 
Potter League is down Oliphant Lane 0.2 mile on your right. 

Animal Control Offices: Middletown | Portsmouth