It takes a village. This is ours. Feel free to reach out to us.

Board of Directors


Betsy Liley, Chair

Michelle Trayah- Secretary

Alice Astarita, Treasurer 

Alan Shannon

Eric Ciemniewski

Erik Stumpf

Julie Augostino 

Kristine Stell

Molly Keefe

Veterinarian Service Provider

Dr. Sarah Marak, DVM

     From Champlain Veterinary Clinic 

       Main Street St Albans VT

 (802) 524-2051


All staff members can be reached on our main phone line, 802-524-9650 or email with general inquiries.

Rory Merrick 

Shelter Manager


Bobbiejo Benoit,

Volunteer Coordinator


Lisa Way, Bookkeeper

Animal Care Team Members 

Grace Farrar

Brenna Root

Jorgi Turcotte

Ashley Johnson

Meeting Minutes

Scroll right to see the minutes from the previous year.

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Current job openings .... 

No paid positions are available at this time, please keep checking back with us.

Sat & Sun:          11am-4pm

Thurs & Fri:       2pm-6pm

Mon-Wed:            CLOSED

Contact Us:


**Contacts are NOT regularly answered outside of business hours**

P: (802) 524-9650 


30 Sunset Meadows 

St Albans Vt 05478

Partners for Pets

Shelter Public Hours:

Currently CLOSED to public

by appointment only 




hotline: (888) 426-4435


Injured animal: 

Local vet or

BEV: (802) 863-2387


Lost or stray

Local ACO (list found on our resource page)

or police.

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