Too Hot For Spot

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TOO HOT FOR SPOT

Some summer situations can be Too Hot For Spot - Protect your pets from the summer heat with our pet safety tips and resources. Learn more.

Champions Circle

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BECOME A CHAMPION FOR ANIMALS

When you join the ARL’s Champions Circle, you become part of a caring community of monthly givers who provide critical support to animals all year long! Learn more.

Boston Vet Care

Boston veterinary care

BOSTON VETERINARY CARE

June is Junior Wellness Month at BVC and pets 7 years or younger receive 20% off a special Junior Wellness Package!Learn more. 

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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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TAKE A DOG TRAINING CLASS

Registration for Spring 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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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

Check us out… On Newbury Street!

May 17, 2016

Animal adoption message featured in ARL’s “Designing for Good” exhibit The owner of The Newbury Collection, Jamestown, L.P., …

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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.

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How You Can Help

champions circleChampions Circle donors make an immediate impact by providing the ARL with a steady source of revenue year-round.
Become a Champion
prevent cruelty Countless animals suffer in silence each year. Public awareness and speaking up are our strongest defense.
Take Action!
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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.
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"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!
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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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