How to contact us

1758 Route 103S, P.O. Box 274 |  Chester, VT 05143
(802) 875-7777

Our Hours

(Shelter hours are subject to change. Please check here before you visit, for up-to-date information)
Thursday, Saturday & Sunday 1-5 p.m.
Monday & Wednesday by appointment
Closed Tuesday and Friday

Directions to The Animal Rescue and Protection Society (TARPS)

From the North or South from I-91:
Take exit 6 for US-5/Rockingham toward VT-103/Rutland. At end of ramp, turn left and travel on US-5 N/Rockingham Rd. bear left under the highway onto VT-103 N/Calvin Coolidge Memorial Hwy. Pass the “Welcome to Chester, VT” sign. Look for our sign and driveway on the left.


Cool stuff and for a good cause.

Purchase TARPS merchandise here.

T-shirts, mugs, thermoses, magnets, beverage bottles, pet t-shirts, pet bowls and more! All profits from your purchase goes directly to the shelter. 

We’d like to know what you are thinking.
Feel free to contact us.

So now that you’ve learned something about us, we’d like to know about you.

Do you have a fundraising idea you’d like to share with us? Have you visited our shelter? Or adopted a pet from TARPS? How do you like our site? What can we do better? Would you like us to come out to speak at your company, school or organization?

Fill out your name and e-mail address with your ideas below.

1758 Route 103S, P.O. Box 274 |  Chester, VT 05143 | (802) 875-7777 |
TARPS is a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization. ©TARPS, The Animal Rescue and Protection Society

Attention Spammers and Phishers:
Any suspected SPAM is automatically deleted by our e-mail account.
We will never see it.
So it’s probably best if you focus your efforts elsewhere.
Thank you. TARPS


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