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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Horses Helping Horses Beach Ride


Sunday October 26 at Salisbury Beach State Reservation - Registration Now Open!
Join us for our 9th annual Beach Ride!  Bring your horse, or “hoof it” on your own two feet for an eight mile ride along the ocean at Salisbury Beach State Reservation, raising money to help the many horses and farm animals of Nevins Farm.  Your registration will include a delicious pasta lunch following the ride.

Click here to learn more and to register.  Questions?  Call us at (978) 687-7453 x6161.

‘Fall In Love’ Cat Adoptathon: Fees Waived!

Saturday, November1st and Sunday November 2nd 12-4pm
It’s fall, the season of giving thanks for family & friends.  It’s also the perfect time to ‘Fall in Love’ with a new feline friend, because on Nov 1 & 2, the adoption fees are entirely waived for all adult cats over one year old!  With dozens of amazing cats waiting at the MSPCA’s adoption centers for new homes, we’re certain to have the perfect match for your family. 

With generous support from The Ivan Smith Adoption Challenge and the Cat-vocates, we’re hoping to find homes for as many adult cats as possible, so that they can celebrate the upcoming holidays in their forever homes.  And even if you can’t adopt, you can help!  Download our flyer by clicking here, share with friends, post on Facebook, or hang it at work or your local coffee shop.  Your post could mean one more cat in a new home!

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!