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.
News & Updates
Poses for Pit Bulls
Sunday March 23 at 1pm in the Rogers Family Education & Training Room
Share your love for your four-legged companions with downward facing dogs! Join us for a yoga class open to everyone, whether you are new to yoga or have mastered every pose. Led by Sienna Creasy & TJ Mokkosian of Drive Yoga Studios, the class is a donation based class, so there is no set fee to attend. All proceeds will benefit the MSPCA’s Pit Pals Program, providing low cost spay-neuter services for Pit Bulls in our community. Advance registration is not required, but we recommend arriving early to check in.
Equine Clinic: Thoroughbred Temperament Training with Shaina Humphrey
Saturday March 22 from 9am-3pm
Have you thought about adopting a Thoroughbred from the racetracks? Or perhaps you already share your life with an OTTB? This clinic is the perfect one for you as you transition your horse from the race track to a new career. Under Shaina’s guidance, you will learn how to maximize your Thoroughbred’s potential for a wide range of disciplines.
Sessions with your horse are limited in number, so early registration is recommended. Auditors are also welcome. Click here to learn more and to register now.
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.
School Break Program
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 Safety & Ambulance Training for Horse Owners
Sunday March 16 from 9am-4pm at the Nevins Indoor Arena
Do you know what to do in an equine emergency? Are you prepared with equipment, know who to call, what to do?
Whether you are a horse owner, barn manager, or other equine professional, this course is essential to prepare you for an equine emergency. In this one day course, you’ll learn how to move large animals safely and quickly in cases of disaster or injury, while preventing potential injuries to the humans involved. The course offers classroom instruction and hands-on scenarios using our specialized equipment and equipment that may be readily available to first responder departments.
Spring Vaccination Clinic
Sunday April 6 from 7am-11am at the Noble Family Adoption Center
Keep your dog or cat safe, by keeping them up-to-date with vaccinations! Our Spring Vaccination Clinic is open to the public, with no advance appointments required. Bring your dog on a leash or your cat in a carrier, along with any previous vaccination records if available. Microchips (a form of permanent identification) will also be available, as well as nail trims thanks to our friends at Groomtown Pet Boutique and Spa of North Andover.
Click here for more information on the vaccinations available and the costs. And don’t forget to license your dog in your city or town!
$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.