Methuen Adoption Center/Nevins Farm

Methuen Animal Care and Adoption Center at Nevins Farm
400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844-2052; Phone (978) 687-7453

The MSPCA at Nevins Farm, in Methuen, Massachusetts, is a unique 55-acre animal care complex that provides shelter and adoption services for both farm and companion animals; an exceptional equine program, including rehabilitation, adoption services, and a world-renowned equine ambulance program; community outreach and education, including a popular summer camp for children; resources for pet owners who have lost a companion animal, including a crematory and cemetery; and humane law enforcement services that uphold animal protection laws and provide care to animal victims of abuse and neglect.  To donate directly to a Nevins Farm program, please click here.

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Help Decorate our Holiday Tree
Order your ornament today!
Celebrate your pet this holiday season by featuring them in an ornament on the Nevins Farm Holiday Tree.

Our holiday tree will be dressed in stars, bells, balls and candy canes featuring photos of our supporters’ beloved animals.  Order your ornament by December 4th and we will lovingly handcraft an ornament honoring a pet that has touched your life.  Not only will you commemorate the special relationship you have with your pet, but your ornament will help make our tree beautiful while raising funds to care for the nearly 7,000 animals cared for by Nevins Farm each year. 
Order your ornament today at and make sure to join us as we light our Holiday Tree for the first time of the season on December 6th at 4:30pm!


Pies for Pets
Purchase your Thanksgiving Pie at the MSPCA!
Celebrate the holiday and help animals at the same time, by purchasing your Thanksgiving pie at the Noble Family Adoption Center!  Available in classic fall flavors of Apple, Blueberry, Pumpkin, or Pecan, each 9” pie costs $15, and all proceeds will benefit the homeless animals of Nevins Farm.
Pre-order your pies by clicking here, and pick up on Wednesday Nov. 26th between 12pm-7pm at the Noble Family Adoption Center. 

Nevins Holiday Tree and Christmas Feast for the Horses
Saturday, December 6th, 4:30 - 6:30 pm


Join us at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm to celebrate the holidays by honoring the animals who share our lives. Help us create a Christmas Feast to share with our horses, by bringing carrots, apples, and peppermints to place in the stockings of our adoptable horses.
Then, we’ll light our 2014 Holiday Tree, decorated with photo-personalized ornaments bearing your pet's names!  Immediately following, visit the adoption center’s Open House to enjoy festive music and light refreshments as we kick off a joyous holiday season. Santa will be available for photos with your family (bring your own camera!).
For more information on the Holiday Tree and the Christmas Feast for the Horses, contact Julia Pesek at (978) 687-7453 x 6161, or via email at

2014 Pit Bull Tshirt Now Available!

Support Pit Bulls in our community!
Show your Pit Bull pride, and encourage others to do the same, with the purchase of our 2014 Pit Bull T-shirt! On the front, a happy smiling Pit Bull face, and on the back, "Pit Bull.  Love me like any other dog."  Available in adult sizes, choose from soft heathered purple or black.

Whether you give it as a gift for a Pit Bull-loving friend or you are ordering for yourself, you'll be helping Pit Bulls in need across our community.  100% of your t-shirt purchase will help fund our Pit Pals Program, providing low cost spay & neuter services for low income owners of Pit Bulls. Pick your tshirt up at the Noble Family Adoption Center, or order online by clicking here.

Tree of Life: A Gift of Celebration & Remembrance


Pay tribute to a friend, family member or animal companion with an engraved brass leaf or foundation stone on the Hillside Acre Tree of Life, a beautiful memorial sculpture on the grounds of the cemetery.  Your tribute will be a lasting visual expression of love and respect, as well as a strong symbol of support for the mission of the MSPCA. 

Choose a Leaf ($100) or a Foundation Stone ($250), and we’ll engrave your personal message as a tribute to your loved one.  Click here to learn more, or call us at (978) 685-0632.

Horseshoe & Cord Bracelets Now Available!

Make an Equine Fashion Statement! 
Be in fashion and help animals at the same time.  Made of sterling silver and linen cord, this adjustable bracelet is made exclusively for the MSPCA's Equine Center by our friends at Amelia Rose Design. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the horses and farm animals of Nevins Farm, and it's a steal at just $12!

Pick yours up at the Nevins Farm Tack Box (open Saturday & Sunday from 12-4pm), or email us at to arrange shipping.

Equine Affaire
November 13 - 16 at the Eastern States Exposition
Visit us at booth 544 in the Better Living Center.  We'll be there to chat about our programs and available horses - and to offer up our great Nevins Farm and Equine Center merchandise!

More events!
Want to learn about more events happening at - or for - Nevins Farm?  Follow this link for more great happenings!