Advocate for Animals

The MSPCA’s legislative and public policy work is essential to bring about long-term change for animals. We work locally and nationally to improve animal protection laws and regulations. This work is sustained through our volunteer Animal Action Team members who write letters, make phone calls, attend lobby days at the State House and meet with legislators to help improve the lives of animals.

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Governor Baker Signs Animal Protection Bill

Governor Baker Signs Animal Protection Bill

Read more about this historic legislation to protect animals.

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Vote YES on 3 to Prevent Farm Animal Cruelty

Vote YES on 3 to Prevent Farm Animal Cruelty

Support the initiative petition entitled An Act to Prevent Cruelty to Farm Animals.

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Boston Pet Shop Ordinance

Boston Pet Shop Ordinance

“Puppy Mill Bill” to Ban the Sale of Puppies, Kittens and Rabbits from Pet Shops and on Roadsides in Boston

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Legislation

Learn about pending bills and laws that impact animals.

How to Pass Animal Protection Laws

Know who represents you and how to contact them.

Annual Lobby Day for Animals

Every spring, hundreds of advocates spend the day at the Massachusetts State House and ask their legislators to push for stronger animal protection laws in the Commonwealth.

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Support Advocacy

We can’t do it without you! Support our advocacy program by making a donation or volunteering

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Upcoming Events

Sign up for one of our events to learn more about animal advocacy or to join us for Lobby Day for Animals at the State House.

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