Martha's Vineyard Pet Owner Resources

Updated: Oct 14

We've compiled a list of helpful resources for Martha's Vineyard dog & cat owners. This list was previously listed on our Resources page, but is now available in a printer-friendly format.

Pet Emergency Information

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Hotline


What common household items are poisonous to pets?

Animal Control Officers: Contact Information

Chilmark: 508-693-1212

Edgartown: 508-627-9611

Oak Bluffs: 508-693-1212

Tisbury: 508-696-4209

West Tisbury: 508-693-1212

If you have a pet emergency outside of normal business hours, call any of these numbers and you will be directed to a veterinarian on-call:

Caring for Animals: 508-696-5897

Animal Health Care Associates: 508-693-6515

My Pet's Vet: 508-693-4040

Sea Breeze Veterinary: 508-693-3737

Vineyard Veterinary Clinic: 508-627-5292


Overnight Boarding (on-island)

Jennifer Kleinhenz

Island Pet Sitting


Kara Leigh Peters

Vineyard Pet Heaven


Rhonda Conley

Critter Watchers


Daycare & Overnight Boarding (off-island)

Cape Cod Dog Center

31 Evergreen Circle, Mashpee



Professional Pet Sitters

Bella Carillo

Sandy Tails MV


Brittany Czerniawski

MV Pets


Kara Leigh Peters

Vineyard Pet Heaven


Rhonda Conley

Critter Watchers




Kyle Gibson

Cosmic Dog Grooming 508-955-0540

Ellen Blodgett

Dog Gone Pretty

Facebook: Dog Gone Pretty


Nancy Joseph

Groomer Has It 508-737-4199

Groomingdale's 508-693-5693

Rose Walsh

Oh My Dog 508-627-2177

Nadia Alberghini

Pretty Doggie 508-560-0284

Abby Lakis

Puppy Tales


Salty Dawg 508-627-0292

Facebook: Salty Dawg

Kara Leigh Peters

Vineyard Pet Heaven


CCPDT Certified Trainers

Karen Ogden, CCPDT

Positive Rewards Dog Training


Fear-Free Board & Train Programs (off-island)

Canine College: Bow Wow Resort Holbrook, MA 781-767-3908

Kat Klein, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA House of Klein Dog Training Spencer, MA

Melissa Houston, USDTA Northeast School for Dogs Oxford, MA

Andria Young, CCDPT, CCPDT Unmistaken Stars Farm Sanctuary Hubbardston, MA 978-505-2846


Hunting Season

Hunting is permitted Monday through Saturday, starting ½ hour before sunrise and ending ½ hour after sunset. There is no hunting allowed on Sundays in Massachusetts.


Bow/Archery Deer Hunting: October 3 - November 26

Shotgun Season: November 28 - December 10

Primitive Firearm Season: December 12 - December 31

Deer Season: October 1 - December 31

Rabbit Season: October 15 - February 28

Hunting is never allowed:

Felix Neck Reservation

Polly Hill Arboretum

East Beach

Leland Beach

Wasque Reservation


Norton Point

Tradewinds Preserve

Hunting is only allowed with advance written permission:

Menemsha Hills Reservation

Long Point Wildlife Refuge

Cedars area of Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge

Hunting allowed:

Bare Hill

Blackwater Pond Preserve

Brine’s Pond Preserve

Chappy 5 Corners

Cove Meadow Preserve

Edgartown Great Pond

Gay Head Moraine

Great Rock Bight

John Presbury

Norton Farm

Manaquayak Preserve

Middle Line Woods

Middle Ridge Preserve

North Farm

Ocean View Farm Preserve

Peaked Hill Reservation

Pecoy Point Preserve

Pennywise Preserve

Poucha Pond Reservation

Quammox Preserve

Quansoo Preserve

Ripley’s Field Preserve

Sepiessa Point Reservation

Short Cove Preserve

Southern Woodlands Reservation

Tea Lane Farm

Tiasquam Valley Reservation

Tisbury Meadow Preserve

Toms Neck Preserve

Wapatequa Woods Reservation

Waskosim’s Rock Reservation


Animal Hospitals & Veterinary Clinics

Vineyard Veterinary Clinic

276 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road 508-627-5292

Caring for Animals (mobile vet) 508-696-5897

Jasny, Michelle VMD

6 Yellow Brick Road, West Tisbury


Sea Breeze Veterinary

480 State Road (508) 693-3737

Animal Health Care Associates

20 Airport Road 508-693-6515

My Pet's Vet

401 State Road



Animal Shelters & Rescue Organizations

Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard


Sandy Paws Rescue, Inc. 860-920-7921 ​

Second Chance Animal Rescue 508-696-8509

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