Blind Chihuahua Puppy Underscores Danger of Buying Pets Online

BOSTON, Feb. 15, 2017 – A nine-week-old Chihuahua puppy purchased online two weeks ago was surrendered to the MSPCA-Angell after showing serious neurological symptoms that left him unable to see or walk, the organization announced today.

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MSPCA-Nevins Farm Launches Low Income Spay and Neuter Program to Reduce Pig Numbers, Improve Behavior

METHUEN, Mass., Feb. 2, 2017 – The MSPCA-Nevins Farm in Methuen is calling on every qualified Pot Belly’d pig owner in the Commonwealth to take advantage of its special $100 spay and neuter program in February, to reduce the number of homeless pigs and blunt aggressive or unsocial behavior too often displayed by unneutered pigs.

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MSPCA-Angell Rescues Nearly 80 Cats from Fall River Home

BOSTON, Feb. 1, 2017 – Fifty four cats are safe after they were removed from a house in Fall River on Tuesday and transported to the MSPCA-Angell’s animal care and adoption centers in Centerville, Mass., the organization announced today.

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Walk For Animals

Save the date! Our Walk for Animals will be held in Hyannis this year on September 17, 2016. 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


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

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Celebrate National Pig Day!

Join us for a special pig edition of Little Bookworms Story Time at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm on Friday, March 3rd, in celebration of National Pig Day!

We’ll be reading a fun story about kindness and care for pigs at 10:30 in the Noble Family Adoption Center. After that, we’ll take a short walk out to our pig barn to meet some of the Nevins Farm residents and offer them fresh fruits and vegetables.

So, round up your favorite young child, bring a piece of fresh fruit or some crisp veggies and join us for some happy pigs on their special day!

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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. 3 or 4 classes* 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!

*Fourth class option available at Flow Fitness only.

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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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Furry Affair

Join us for the Furry Affair!

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Equine Safety & Ambulance Training

Equine Safety & Ambulance trainings are open to first responders, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, barn owners and other individuals who have a vested interest in learning how to move large animals safely and quickly. Class size is limited to 40 people, to allow each attendee the opportunity to participate in hands-on sessions.

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