Stand Up For Animals is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to operate a state-of-the-art animal shelter, adoption center and regional outreach facility to promote the health and welfare of abandoned or lost pets and to educate and assist those who care for them.
“Our vision is to create a place where animals will be treated with compassion and dignity.”
The SUFA facility is shared with the Westerly Animal Shelter & Wellness Clinic, if you are looking to schedule your veterinary appointment with the Westerly Animal Shelter, please click the corresponding button below. In addition, if you are looking to join our membership, click the download button below to download our membership form.
Animal Emergency Preparedness
The Westerly Animal Shelter / Stand Up For Animals facility is one of four in the State of Rhode Island equipped to house pets during a time of disaster. If you are evacuated from your home and cannot take your pet(s) to your location, please bring your pet(s) to our facility (33 Larry Hirsch Lane, Westerly, RI). For information please contact Erika Lebling, Shelter Manager, at 401-584-7941 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit http://www.dem.ri.gov/animals/ to learn more.