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Our Mission

Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton is dedicated to providing shelter, care, humane treatment, and loving homes for stray or unwanted companion animals. We seek to serve our community by fostering relationships, promoting education, and making a positive impact on pet overpopulation.

About Us

We are a small shelter at less than 2000 square feet of indoor space, but what we lack in space we make up for in our dedication to the quality of care.

We are fortunate to have a great adoption program and social media reach to get animals into their great forever homes as quickly as possible. We also leverage our robust foster network to get our more stressed-out cats and dogs into these temporary homes so we may gain more information to best place these pets.

While the animals are in shelter our priority is to make their stay as stress-free and as enriching as possible through training, play, cuddle time, and general goofing around. Our dedicated staff in concert with our veritable army of volunteers sees to this each day.

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Our Team

Our team consists of a small skilled staff, trusted consultants, and countless volunteers who carry out the mission day in and day out.

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Our Board

Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a 15-person volunteer organization chartered with advancing the mission of Baypath. The Board is responsible for budget planning, financial management, and capital goals.

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Supporting Partners

We are so lucky to have so many partners – from corporate, to community, to media – making our work possible with their ongoing support.

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Our work

Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton is dedicated to providing shelter, care, humane treatment, and loving homes for stray and unwanted companion animals.

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Our history

In 1977, a group of residents joined together to address the stray cats and dogs in the community by forming a humane society.

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Our Vision for the Future

We have identified key areas that will help us dramatically improve the lives of animals, and are working to excel in each of these areas.

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A look into the shelter

Each year, our staff and Development Committee work together to produce a year in review for our community of supporters. This report encompasses our operational and programmatic accomplishments, as well as updates on our Board of Directors, events and community outreach initiatives.

Baypath Humane Society 2022 Annual report