News

MSPCA-Angell West Receives AAHA Accreditation

Boston, Mass., June 20, 2017 – The MSPCA-Angell West in Waltham announced today that it has received accreditation following a comprehensive evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). The evaluation includes a quality assessment review of the hospital’s facility, medical equipment, practice methods and pet healthcare management.

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Summer Weather Sends Temperatures Soaring, Puts Pets at Risk

BOSTON, June 12, 2017 – The newly arrived scorching temperatures are on the minds of officials at two of Boston’s premier animal protection agencies. Today, the MSPCA-Angell and the Animal Rescue League of Boston joined forces to ensure Commonwealth residents know how to respond when encountering an animal in heat distress.

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MSPCA-Angell Heads to D.C. to Lobby for Restoration of Animal Records

BOSTON, June 8, 2017– Members of the MSPCA-Angell’s Advocacy team are in Washington D.C. today to testify as part of a bipartisan briefing regarding the removal of key animal inspection and violation reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Website which hampers efforts to protect animals in Massachusetts.

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Featured Events

Dogs on Deck

Join us on Wednesday, June 21st at 6:00pm at Fenway Park for tasty treats and beverages (for both humans and canines)- along with a raffle, festive music, and of course- furry friends. Read More

Fast and Furriest 5K: Run, Walk, Wag for MSPCA-Angell

Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Sylvester Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, marks our second year of a new family-friendly spring fundraiser, the Fast and Furriest 5K – Run, Walk, Wag for MSPCA–Angell! Read More

Raise the Woof

Raise the Woof is the principal fundraising event for the MSPCA–Angell. Your support will undoubtedly make a significant difference in the lives of animals who cannot speak for themselves. We hope that you will join others in the effort to “raise the woof” for animals in need by becoming a sponsor, or sending a gift in support of this year’s Gala. Read More
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Upcoming Events

23
Jun
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25
Jun

Summer Kick-Off! Food Drive for Outdoor Cats

Summer is a busy time for those who help care for outdoor cats. Help support their efforts to care for and spay/neuter all the outdoor cats in their neighborhood!

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01
Jul
thru
31
Jul

Adopt a Classic, Fee Waived Senior Cat Adoptathon

Looking for a new feline friend? Now is the perfect time to adopt! Throughout July the adoption fee for all adult cats 9 years and older in all three of our adoption centers will be waived, thanks to generous Catvocates donors! The personalities of senior cats are already well-defined, so it is easier to find the perfect match for your family.
With dozens of senior cats waiting for new homes, we’re certain to have the perfect match for your family.

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06
Jul
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27
Jul

Luigi’s Lit Club

This weekly book club for 4th to 6th graders will meet Thursdays from 2-3:30 in July.

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11
Jul
thru
08
Aug

Bigger Bookworms

This new summer program for 6-9 year olds is the next step up from out Little Bookworms program. In each weekly session, kids will learn fun facts, have a chance to draft their own animal-related questions, learn fun animal yoga poses, and work through a chapter book together. Of course, there will also be the chance to meet with some of our shelter animals, get to learn about the important work we do here at the adoption center and talk about ways that they can help animals in need.
Bigger Bookworms will meet over 5 sessions on Tuesdays from 11-12:30, from July 11th- August 8th. There are limited spots available, so be sure to sign up today!

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15
Jul
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16
Jul

Paw Palooza Cape Cod

Paw Palooza is “paws down” Cape Cod’s biggest, wildest and most entertaining annual dog festival! The two-day extravaganza features entertainment, activities and food for dogs and their people! And best of all, it raises some serious dough for the Cape’s largest animal shelters – the MSPCA and the Animal Rescue League.

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22
Jul

Tails & Ales

Join us for our annual Tails & Ales, a sampling of craft beers! With dozens of beers to sample, you’ll be guaranteed to find a favorite or two! Add in some hearty snacks from our visiting food trucks (back again this year and included in your ticket price!) and the chance to meet some of our adoptable animals for the perfect way to spend a summer evening. This event always sells out in advance, so get yours today!

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