Recent News

The Beagles Have Landed!

We are overjoyed to be able to help out in a historic dog rescue- these eight beagles are part of…

Medical Needs Come in Threes?

We often find that we'll have "clusters" of the same medical conditions come to us back to back. This past…

GAHS Receives Help from PetSmart Charities

GREATER ANDROSCOGGIN HUMANE SOCIETY TO HELP ADDRESS VETERINARY CARE SHORTAGES WITH $110,000 GRANT FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® JULY 26, 2022— LEWISTON,…

Pet Food Drive with WGME 13

Every year, over 4,000 animals in need are assisted by GAHS. Many of those animals are in need of healthy…

Petco Love Shows GAHS Some Love!

The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society is overjoyed to receive a $15,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support…

Help Bruiser Get Needed Surgery

Handsome Bruiser has a problem- His kidneys are producing crystals and making it so that he cannot pass urine- and…

Laundry Dreams are Now a Reality

Thanks to supporters like you!! With an old and struggling washer and dryer, each day was a nail-biter- will it…

GAHS Logo Wear!

One challenge during this time of social distancing is the limited visitors to our facility! Our small merchandise shop has…

Updates regarding COVID-19 (7/19/21)

All adoption visits will now be in-person and first come, first served. Please see our How To Adopt page for…

Raise a Glass to Help Animals!

Tito's Handmade Vodka is once again teaming with a local watering hole to benefit the GAHS! In conjunction with our…

A Season of Caring at GAHS!

While this year has been challenging, we're still focusing on the positive and celebrating a #SeasonofCaring here at GAHS! In…

Will You Join Primrose To Help More Animals?

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone– but one silver lining is the immense compassion and generosity shown by…

Shopping to Save Lives

As we continue to prioritize safety for all of you, as well as animals in need, we have made the…

2020 Cold Paws-Warm Hearts Raffle

Winter weather is fast approaching! Could you use some extra help with heating fuel this cold season? Who couldn't? Buy…

DIY Treasure Mats for dogs and cats!

Believe it or not, some dogs may be tired of going for walks these days! A great activity to keep…

GAHS Statement Regarding COVID-19

Staff and Board Members of the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society are closely monitoring the situation posed by the new coronavirus…

GAHS partners with Finding Rover!

The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society is proud to announce that we are the first shelter in Maine to partner with…

GAHS is growing and changing!

Since 2018, our organization has undergone a lot of change, including new leadership, new behavioral expertise, expanding programs and new…

Donate to Alley Cats L/A to help the free roaming cats in our area

As our shelter continues to grow and provide more services for our community, your help and support is greatly appreciated!…

Upcoming Events

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Pet Wellness Clinic- Kennedy Park, Lewiston

Times are tough these days. We understand many of our community members are experiencing financial hardship and need some help…
October 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Boothby's Farm Artisan Fair

We’ll be at Boothby's Farm and Orchard in Livermore for an Artisan Fair on Sunday the 2nd! Visit us to…
October 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

24 Karat Kittens!

Diamonds and Kittens? What could be better! We're are so excited to host an adoption event with the Day's Jewelers…
October 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thompson's Orchard Artisan Fair

We’ll be at Thompson's Orchard in New Gloucester for an Artisan Fair on Sunday the 16th! Visit us to see…
October 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Pet Wellness Clinic- Leeds Town Hall

Times are tough these days. We understand many of our community members are experiencing financial hardship and need some help…

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