Animal Rescue League      

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The Animal Rescue League is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing domesticated animals and wildlife from suffering, cruelty, abandonment, and neglect. Since 1899 we have advocated the philosophy of our founder, Anna Harris Smith, that “Kindness Uplifts the World”.


    78 Cats Spayed/Neutered in Dorchester on May 10

    We are pleased to announce that the 5th Boston Spay and Neuter Day for Cats event that was held on May 10th was a great success. The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Spay Waggin, in collaboration with the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society’s (MRFRS) Cat Mobile, we spayed and neutered 78 cats and provided veterinary care for an additional 20 cats in the cat clinic at the event. This totals 98 cats cared for in one day. Read More

    An Exotic Adoption

    About a month ago, the League’s Rescue team had quite a weekend rescuing an exotic Chinese Golden Pheasant and a Florida King Snake. The pheasant, now named Phil, has taken up residence at our Brewster shelter while he waits for his forever home. Pheasants are quieter birds, but Phil gets Read More