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Maine Pet Pantries

Nov 01, 2018

If you find yourself in tough times and struggling to feed your pets there are people out there that can help you! The following is a list of some of the pet food pantries available in Maine. Each pantry may provide different products and/or services. Please check with the individual pantries for more info. and to confirm their hours/requirements. We have done our best to provide an up to date list but sometimes things change. If you run a pet food pantry and would like to be added to our list for the future please contact jenn@downeastdognews.com.

 

AniMeals for Seniors

Spectrum Generations runs an AniMeal program in conjunction with the Meals on Wheels program for seniors. Bath, Belfast, Brunswick, Muskie Center in Waterville, Skowhegan, Hallowell and Damariscotta.

FMI: Lynda Johnson, 207-626-7777 or ljohnson@spectrumgenerations.org

 

Androscoggin County

Greater Androscoggin Humane Society

55 Strawberry Ave, Lewiston

783-2311

Every Tuesday, 9 – 11 a.m.

 

Aroostook County

Houlton Humane Society

263 Callaghan Road, Houlton

532-2862

Tues – Sat, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Call ahead for pet pantry assistance.

 

Southern Aroostook Food Pantry

434 Callaghan Road, Houlton

538-6404

Every other week, Thurs & Fri, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Cumberland County

Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland

217 Landing Road, Westbrook

854-9771

Tues: 1 - 3 p.m. and Sun: 1 - 4 p.m.

 

Camp Bow Wow

49 Blueberry Road, Portland

207-541-9247

M-F: 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sat: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Sun: 7:30 -10 a.m. and 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Call to check supply levels

 

No Bowl Empty Pet Food Pantry

238 Old Alfred Rd, E. Waterboro

233-2793

By appointment. Please call ahead.

 

Town of Standish Animal Control (Town Hall)

175 Northeast Rd, Standish

642-4343

Mon. – Thurs. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Call to check supply levels

 

Steep Falls Library

1128 Pequawket Trl, Steep Falls

675-3132

Mon. & Tues. 9:30 a.m. -7:30 p.m.

 

Midcoast Humane

30 Range Road, Brunswick

725-5051

Sun., Mon., Tues. & Thurs 12 - 4 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 12 - 6 p.m.

Call to check supply levels

 

Hancock County

Bar Harbor Food Pantry

36 Mount Desert St in the YMCA basement.

288-3375

Tuesdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. & Thursdays 4 - 6 p.m.

Call to check supply levels

 

Hardy’s Friends

Non-profit organization, helps pet owners in need in the towns of Gouldsboro and Winter Harbor. Provides dog and cat food, litter, basic flea and tick protection and veterinary assistance.

FMI: susanburke58@hardysfriends.com or 963-7444

 

Deer Isle-Island Food Pantry

Island Community Center-lower level

6 Memorial Lane, Stonington

Kathy 348-6181

Thursdays (with the exception of the occasional fifth Thursday), 5:30 - 7 p.m.

 

SPCA Hancock County

141 Bar Harbor Rd., Trenton

667-8088

Thurs - Sun 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Call to check supply levels

 

Kennebec County

Amy Buxton Pet Pantry

South Parish UCC

9 Church St, Augusta

622-0552

2nd and 4th Saturday of each month

8 - 9 a.m. Apr. – Sept., 9 - 10 a.m. Oct. – Mar.

 

Knox County

Penobscot Pet Pantry

American Legion

Corner of John & Pearl, Camden

763-4291

First Thursday of the month 1 p.m.

Application form required.

 

Lincoln County

Midcoast Humane

27 Atlantic Highway, Edgecomb

882-9677

Every day except Wed. & Sun. 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Call ahead for pet food pantry assistance.

 

Penobscot County

Furry Friends Food Bank

Available through the Eastern Area Agency on Aging in Washington, Penobscot, Hancock and Piscataquis Counties. Services for low income seniors and their companion animals. People must be enrolled with EAAA.

Call 941-2865 or 800-432-7812.

 

Bangor Humane Society

693 Mount Hope Ave, Bangor

942-8902

12 - 6 p.m. M-F, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat

Mostly dog and cat food/litter; supplies vary, call first.

 

Waldo County

Waldo County Pet Food Panty

VFW

34 Field Street, Belfast

3rd Saturday of every month, open at 12:30 p.m.

In case of emergency 322-3237

 

York County

The Corner Cupboard

Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church

5 Lebanon St., Sanford

324-3191

Open the third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.