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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Hair of the Dog Wine Tasting and Art Show


Friday, May 2nd from 6-9pm at the Essex Art Center in Lawrence
Join us for the 10th annual ‘Hair of the Dog’ Wine Tasting & Art Show, benefiting the animals of
the MSPCA at Nevins Farm!  Sample over 50 wines & beers from around the world while enjoying a dazzling array of artwork by local artists.  Tasty tidbits from Whole Foods in Andover will make your evening complete.

Tickets are just $35 ($45 at the door), available online at, at Shawsheen Village Liquors in Andover or at the Noble Family Animal Care & Adoption Center.
Questions?  Contact Julia Pesek at

Easter Sale Extended!
Our Easter basket sale at the Noble Family Adoption Center was a great success and has been extended through this week. 

Get ready for Sunday and help support our programs and animals at the same time!  Stop by the adoption center during regular public hours before Sunday to grab yours . . . before they are all gone!

NEW: Adopt a Rabbit T-Shirt


Now available at the Noble Family Adoption Center!
Encourage the adoption of rabbits as companion animals with our brand new Adopt A Rabbit t-shirt!  It’s the perfect gift for rabbit lovers – and you’ll be helping homeless rabbits with your purchase, as 100% of the proceeds benefits the animals of the MSPCA at Nevins Farm.
Available in Carrot Orange, in adult sizes small-3xl for $15.  Stop in to pick up your t-shirt today, or order online by clicking here.

School Break Program
Register now!
Registration for our popular School Break Program is now open!  This popular program for children ages 6-10 or 11-15 affords animal-loving children the opportunity to help out at a large shelter, meet some great animals, make new friends and learn about animal care and welfare.
Programs are offered during the Massachusetts and New Hampshire February winter vacations, as well as during spring break.

Equine Clinic: Dressage Clinic with Jane Karol


Saturday April 26 from 9am-4pm
If dressage is your discipline, this clinic is not to be missed!  Acclaimed trainer Jane Karol uses classical training techniques to help you complement and work in harmony with the natural movement of your horse.

The clinic is conducted with your horse and there are 6 individual 1 hour sessions available. Early registration is encouraged to secure your preferred session. Auditors are also welcome.   Click here to learn more and to register now.

Appraisal Fair
Saturday, May 10th, 10am - 3pm


Do you have treasures gathering dust in the attic?  Perhaps some hidden gems tucked away in a closet?  Now’s the time to gather up your heirlooms - Whether you have clocks or coins, art or jewelry, furniture or china, bring it to our third annual Antiques Appraisal Fair, and find out what it’s really worth!

This year's expert appraisers include:
George Jones – Timekeeping devices, general appraisals
David Searles – Watches, clocks, jewelry of all types
Russell Vaughn – Coins, currency, medals, fine art, autographs
Mark Hutchins - Antiques and collectibles of all kinds
Peter Coccoluto - Furniture, artwork, accessories

These experts will be on hand to verbally appraise your antiques, for just $5 each or three items for $12.  Mother’s get a free appraisal in celebration of Mother’s Day!  All proceeds will benefit the animals & programs of the MSPCA at Nevins Farm.
Click here to learn more.  Questions?  Call us at (978) 687-7453 x 6161 or at

$10 Spay-Neuter for Cats in Lawrence, Haverhill, and Methuen


Book Your Appointment NOW!
Are you a resident of Lawrence, Haverhill, or Methuen?  Do you have a cat that needs to be spayed or neutered?  Thanks to a special grant, we are now able to spay or neuter cats in these cities for just $10!  The $10 fee will include the spay-neuter surgery, rabies & distemper vaccine, and nail trim.  Click here to learn more about this incredible opportunity, and to book your appointment.

Not convinced that spay-neuter is right for your pet?  Read our top five reasons to have your pet spayed or neutered!  To learn more about all of our Spay & Neuter Programs and to find out if you qualify, click here.