Why adopt a shelter pet?

Animals arrive at Midcoast Humane with a variety
of unfortunate backstories. The one thing they 
have in common is they are eager to be a loving 
addition to your home. 

Train With Us!

Ensure a happy home life for you AND your pet
with force-free, rewards-based, positive
reinforcement training with our experts!

Buy a Brick

and leave a legacy of hope for the animals of Midcoast Maine.

Save a Life.

Your donation provides lifesaving
medicine, surgeries, food and
compassionate shelter to 3,500
animals every year. Thank you!

Top 5 Points of Pride for 2022

It has been a truly transformative year for our shelters!
Learn more about our Top 5 Points of Pride for 2022.

News and Events

Low-Cost Wellness Clinic!

Feb 22, 2023 -- As part of our mission to make life better for the people and pets in our community, we are now hosting public Wellness Clinics, which offer an expanded menu of veterinary services. The next Wellness Clinic will take place on: Wednesday, February 22nd,...

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How the Holiday Spirit Manifests in Sheltering

  Dear Friends, There is nothing like the holidays in the shelter. All year long, I look forward to the stretch from December 1st through the New Year; watching the ways the holiday spirit manifests in sheltering is beautiful. Mainers embrace the spirit of care...

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Helping Sumpter Humane Society: An Update

  UPDATE: We raised an incredible $5,673.10 to help cover medical bills for Bandit-O, Diego-O and Jackie-O! In additon, as of November 7, 2022, all three dogs are available for adoption at our Brunswick campus! For more information about each dog, please visit...

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We Are Hiring!

At Midcoast Humane we strive to improve the lives of the people and animals in our community. By joining our team you’ll be at the forefront of the growing movement to provide high-level care and resources to our community members and their pets. We value a work...

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Currently Seeking Adult Cat Fosters

  Have you been thinking of fostering, but aren’t sure if it’s a good fit for you? You might be surprised to find out that you could provide a great home for an adult cat even if you work outside the home or have limited space to offer. We recently sat down with...

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Calling All Adopters!

Can you help us with a special project? We are collecting photos of animals that have been adopted from Midcoast Humane (previously from Coastal Humane Society and Lincoln County Animal Shelter). The photos will be featured as 'success stories' in a video that will be...

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Upcoming Events

Make a Donation

We need your support.
Every year, Midcoast Humane provides nearly 3,500 animals with essential care. Each animal receives, at a minimum, vaccinations and exams, medicine, spay/neuter procedures, healthy food, enrichment and love while they’re with us. Many more need additional life-saving procedures by our veterinary staff. Your support lets us provide these deserving creatures with everything they need to start a new life.

Coastal Humane Society

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DOG CAT SMALL ANIMAL BARN BUDDY