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Stray Shih Tzu Found on Stoop the Day after Christmas Needs Surgery for Broken Heart

BOSTON, Jan. 5, 2017– A matted, dirty and scared Shih Tzu found shivering on a Dorchester doorstep the day after Christmas is resting at the MSPCA-Angell in Boston—but is still not out of the woods because veterinarians discovered a heart condition that could dramatically shorten her life if left untreated.

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Seven Lucky Beagle, Harrier-mix Dogs Get a Second Chance Thanks to MSPCA-Nevins Farm

Methuen, Mass., Dec. 27, 2016 – Seven scared, ill and underweight Beagle and Harrier-mix dogs who were surrendered after their owner died are set for a bright New Year thanks to the tender loving care they are receiving at the MSPCA-Nevins Farm, officials at the Methuen, Mass.-based animal care and adoption center announced today.

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Critically Injured Cat “Thrown Away like Trash” gets Second Chance at Life

BOSTON, Dec. 16, 2016 – A one-year-old cat named “Gingerbread” is recovering from life-saving surgery at the MSPCA-Angell after a Waltham Animal Control officer rushed the critically injured animal to its Waltham facility on Dec. 9, the organization announced today.

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Jan
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Jan

Adopt a Bird Month

January is Adopt a Bird Month! Did you know that the MSPCA Animal Care and Adoption Centers take in and rehome pet birds? From parakeets and doves to cockatiels and macaws, there are hundreds of birds in need of forever homes surrendered to the MSPCA each year. All month long, interested bird lovers will be treated to a host of wonderful resources that will help improve the health and life of your feathered friend.

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28
Feb

Pot Bellied Pig Spay-Neuter

In the month of February, the MSPCA at Nevins Farm is able to offer affordable spay-neuter surgeries for pot-bellied pigs owned by families who are in need of financial assistance. The cost of the spay-neuter surgery package is $100. Pigs must be under 5 years of age to qualify. Learn more at www.mspca.org/spay

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05
Feb

Super Bowl Sunday Polar Bear Plunge

Just in time for Super Bowl fans to “get chilly before diving into chili,” the MSPCA-Cape Cod will hold its second annual Super Bowl Sunday Polar Bear Plunge on Sunday, Feb. 5 at Craigville Beach in Centerville, MA.

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13
Feb
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14
Feb

“Puppy (and Kitty) Love” Valentine’s Day Flower and Chocolate Sale

“Puppy (and Kitty) Love” Valentine’s Day Flower and Chocolate Sale
Shop for your valentine while helping homeless animals in need at the MSPCA’s Puppy (and Kitty) Love event!



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18
Mar

Spin for Animals

***Registration now open!***

Do you have a New Year’s fitness resolution, but need a motivator? How about the nearly 7,000 animals that we care for every year?

Join us on Saturday, March 18th for the 14th annual Spin for Animals. This year’s event will take place at TWO locations; Cycle Fierce (lead by Jenna George) in Portsmouth, NH and also at the brand new Flow Fitness (lead by Charlene Morin) in Lawrence, MA! Ride for 1, 2 or 3 hours and raise funds to help us care for our animals. Can’t make that date? No worries! Register as a virtual rider and you can spin at your own gym on your own time and still raise funds for the animals.

Either way you participate, register today and get started!

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01
Apr

Lobby Day for Animals 2017

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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