It’s Hip to Snip

IT'S HIP TO SNIP!

Too many cats and dogs in Massachusetts don’t have homes.  Pet overpopulation isn't cool -- spay or neuter your pet! Learn more.

Thank You 2015 Supporters

THANK YOU

Thank you for helping animals in 2015! Your dedicated support goes a long way to help animals in need. Help even more animals in 2016 by making your gift today.

Winter Weather Warnings

WINTER PET SAFETY

Winter 2016 is upon us and with it comes freezing temperatures, snow, and ice. Help keep your pets safe and healthy this winter by following our winter weather tips. Learn more.

Adoption – Spread the Love

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SPREAD THE LOVE

Ready for love? Find your perfect match at one of our Adoption Centers today! Lots of adorable pets are waiting to meet you. Search adoptables.

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Spay Waggin

Offering low-cost spay/neuter services on the South Shore and Cape Cod. Book an appointment for your pet now!

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NEW YEAR, NEW DOG

Put your dog's best paw forward this year by registering in an ARL dog training class! Registration for Winter dog training classes is now open and recent ARL alums receive a 25% discount. More details.

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Rescue Services

The ARL is the only animal welfare organization with a technically-trained animal rescue team in Massachusetts. Learn More!

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Boston Veterinary Care

BOSTON VETERINARY CARE

Smile, February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Book your appointment with Boston Veterinary Care today and receive $85 off dental cleanings and x-rays!  Learn more.

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DEDHAM SHELTER CLOSED FOR REMODELING

During construction, animal surrenders will be conducted by appointment only. Learn more.

Mission

The Animal Rescue League of Boston is dedicated to rescuing domesticated animals and wildlife from suffering, cruelty, abandonment, and neglect.

News

DIY: Winter Pet Emergency Kit

January 20, 2016

Simple and inexpensive to make, a pet emergency kit is a must for your home Blizzards, flooding, and power …

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What We Do

Rescue

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Rescue

We investigate animal cruelty and rescue domestic animals and wildlife.

Save an Animal

Veterinary

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Treat

We provide veterinary services including spay/neutering and wellness clinics.

Access Treatment

Care

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Care

We offer animal surrender, shelter, adoption, and burial services.               

Care for an Animal

Educate

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Educate

We are leaders in the fields of behavioral assessment and dog training.

Learn More

How You Can Help

11-1 Champions Circle Slide SetChampions Circle donors make an immediate impact by providing the ARL with a steady source of revenue year-round.
Become a Champion
11-1 See Something Say Something Slide SetCountless animals suffer in silence each year. Public awareness and speaking up are our strongest defense.
Take Action!
Volunteer Slideset dan and catAn hour and a half of your time could walk three dogs, file a couple stacks of backed-up paperwork, or help two animals get adopted.
Volunteer Opps
hmHelpDogAnimals wait for loving homes just like yours. By adopting, you’re saving not just one life, but two: the animal you adopt and the animal who takes its place in our shelter.
Search Adoptables
Winter Give Aimee & Gulliver"Everyone can do something to save a life." Please make your gift to the ARL today and know that your donation makes a difference in more lives than one!
Donate Now
hmHelpCatMany of our animals need extra TLC before they are ready for adoption. If you have room in your heart and home, you can help us save more animals!
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