Lend a Paw Match-a-thon

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LEND A PAW
MATCH-A-THON

Help us double a $6,000 donation in six days to make a BIGGER difference for animals in need! Donate now.

See Something Say Something

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ANIMAL HOARDING

Most cases go undetected, putting animals and people at risk. Learn more.

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NOVEMBER IS SENIOR PET MONTH!

In honor of all senior pets, BVC is offering a special Senior Wellness Package during November! Learn more.

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DEDHAM SHELTER CLOSED FOR REMODELING

During construction, animal surrenders will be conducted by appointment only. Stop by our mobile adoption events every Wednesday and Saturday to visit our adoptables. 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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Dog Training 

Registration for Fall dog training classes is now open! 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!

Mission

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

News

They Call it Puppy Love

October 21, 2015

BVC shares 3 real health benefits of owning a dog October is National Adopt-a-Dog Month and …

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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

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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