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MSPCA-Angell’s “Fast and Furriest” 5K Run, Walk, Wag Goes the Distance!

BOSTON, May 21, 2017 – Yesterday’s MSPCA-Angell Fast and Furriest Run, Walk, Wag 5K brought 1,500 runners and walkers, accompanied by over 750 dogs, to Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass. for the second annual fun run—a run that raised over $185,000 for the MSPCA.

Angell Animal Medical Center’s Emergency & Critical Care Unit Receives Top Certification from Leading Veterinary Professional Group

BOSTON, May 3, 2017 – The MSPCA-Angell announced today that its 24-7 emergency and specialty hospital, Angell Animal Medical Center, has reached Level 1 certification Emergency and Critical Care Facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) as well as becoming an approved trauma center by the Veterinary Committee on Trauma (vetCOT) for its demonstrated ability to offer the highest level of care for veterinary trauma patients.

MSPCA-Nevins Bids Farewell to “Socks” as April’s Fee-Waived “Companion Horse” Adoptathon Concludes

METHUEN, Mass., May 1, 2017 – The MSPCA-Nevins Farm today capped a successful campaign to place as many “companion horses”—those equines no longer able to carry a rider due to age or medical conditions—into permanent homes as possible in a 30-day span.

Subaru 2016 Share the Love® Event Generates Nearly $27,000 for Cape Cod Animals

BOSTON, April 14, 2017 – Over the last nine years, Subaru of America, Inc. has donated more than $94 million to national and local charities across the United States through its annual Share the Love event. This year, Atlantic Subaru in Bourne, Mass. selected the MSPCA-Cape Cod in Centerville, MA as its charity of choice.

Heat Stroke and Ticks Top List of Springtime Pet Hazards

BOSTON, March 30, 2017 – With almost 70,000 animals treated each year, the MSPCA’s Angell Animal Medical Center is one of the busiest 24-7 emergency and specialty veterinary hospitals in the world—and springtime in New England is one of the busiest periods.

MSPCA-Cape Cod Pulls out All Stops to Save “Hoarding House” Kitten

BOSTON, March 27, 2017 – A tiny kitten named “Patrick” used at least one of his nine lives in a Fall River home filled to the brim with dozens of other cats before he and 77 others were surrendered to the town’s animal control facility and the MSPCA-Angell in early February.

MSPCA-Nevins Farm Announces Second Fee-Waived “Companion Horse” Adoptathon

METHUEN, Mass., March 24, 2017 – March may come in like a lion but April will kick like a horse at the MSPCA-Nevins Farm, which announced today that all eight companion horses living on the farm will be available for adoption at no fee for the entire month of April.

Desperate Puppy Struck with “Worst Ever” Case of Mange Seeks Loving Home

BOSTON, March 15, 2017– Officials at the MSPCA-Angell in Boston have called the skin disease plaguing a homeless puppy the worst they have ever seen and are determined to do everything possible to cure the four-month -old canine before placing her into a loving home, the organization announced today.

Puppy Lands at MSPCA-Nevins Farm after Tumbling from Third Floor Window

BOSTON and Methuen, Mass. March 9, 2017 – A puppy who escaped serious injury after falling from the third floor window of a Haverhill, Mass. home on Feb. 25 is in the care of the MSPCA-Nevins Farm in Methuen following her surrender to a nearby veterinary clinic, the organization announced today.

Adopter Wanted: Loveable Special Needs Cat Seeks New Home

BOSTON, March 1, 2017– A loveable handicapped cat is bunking down at the MSPCA-Angell in Boston and staffers are hoping to identify one special adopter to bring him home, the organization announced today.