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“Angell at Nashoba” Now One of the Fasting Growing Technical Programs at Nashoba Valley Technical High School

BOSTON and Westford, Mass. Feb. 28 2017 – It’s been one year since Angell at Nashoba opened at Nashoba Valley Technical High School and the test-bed veterinary assistant program has doubled in size, with 36 of the school’s 738 students choosing to devote their studies to the fast-growing veterinary medical profession, the clinic announced today.

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.

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.

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.

Bill to Help Animals Seized in Cruelty Cases Signed by Governor

Methuen, Mass., January 27, 2017 – Animal protection organizations, District Attorneys and municipal officials lauded Representative Linda Dean Campbell for passing a bill that will remedy problems that occur when animals must be seized as the result of animal cruelty investigations.

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.

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.

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.

MSPCA-Angell Gears up for “Homeless for the Holidays” Events

BOSTON - Nov. 28, 2016 -- The MSPCA-Angell today announced that its annual Homeless for the Holidays Festivities will begin Wednesday December 7th and end Sunday, Dec. 11. All proceeds from the holiday festivities benefit the MSPCA’s adoption center, which takes in and places into new homes thousands of animals every year.

Comprehensive Animal Protections Safeguarding Pets from Cruel Conditions Now in Effect

BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2016 — A week has passed since the landslide passage of Question 3—the ballot measure mandating that battery hens, pigs and calves be housed in ways that allow them to stand up, turn around and fully extend their limbs—and an array of additional animal protections, signed into law this past August by Governor Charlie Baker, are set to take effect tomorrow.