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Programs and Services

We do not require proof of need. If you ask for help, we believe you.

Two Bowls of Pet Food

Free animal food and supplies

This program is for families who are struggling to pay for food or supplies for their animals. Simply request what you need through our form and we will bring the items to you.

Visit to the Vet

Free routine vet care (Coming soon!)

We work with local vet offices to provide free vaccines and preventative care for families who are unable to afford an annual visit. 


Dog Contest

Free dog training (Coming soon!)

Our network of trainers will help you work through behavioral concerns that may have you considering surrendering your dog. 



Help us help animals by purchasing items they need from our wishlists.


Have animal food or supplies to donate? Check out these local businesses that have an easy to access donation drop-off.

Sullivan Tire

263 Beacon Street, Somerville, MA


Scriches and Boops

62 Summer Street, Somerville, MA



Support Our Cause
How it works...fill out this form and a member of our team will reach out to set up a day and time to pickup the donation from your home!

Thank you for helping us make a difference! We will reach out to you to schedule a pickup!

Thank you to our local sponsors

Interested in becoming a local sponsor? Email us at for more info!


Sullivan Tire - Somerville

Common Questions

Q: Why do we need this program?

Across the country, many people are struggling with financial insecurity. Unfortunately, many people feel they are unable to provide for their animals and surrender them to a shelter. Most of the time, these situations are temporary and we created the animal food pantry to keep animals in their loving homes while their humans get back on their feet.

Q: What kind of food can I NOT donate?

Unfortunately we cannot accept opened, expired, or prescription food.

Q: Where can I donate?

You have a few options! Schedule a pickup OR bring donations to Sullivan Tire: 263 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143

Q: What towns do you serve?

Somerville, MA

Q: Do I need to provide any proof to qualify?

Nope! We don’t ask questions. We operate on the honor system and if you are asking for help, we believe you.

Q: Do you have a physical location?

Not yet! But we will pick up donations from you and deliver donations to families who request them!

Q: Do you only accept food donations?

No, we accept any items that a family may need. This includes: crates, flea/tick medication, animal shampoo, collars / leashes, etc. If you’re not sure if it’s something we could use, feel free to email us at

Q: Are you a 501(c)(3)?

Yes! We are a program created under the 501(c)(3) Rescue Allies Inc.

Q: Do you have plans to expand?

We plan to address the other main reasons people surrender their animals (vet care, housing, training) in the near future. Stay tuned!

Q: Are there other local services?

Yes! Visit our local resources page for more info

Contact this program

Somerville, MA

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