44 Dogs at the ARL Find Homes During Adopt-a-Dog Month in October

Thank you to our media and corporate partners for helping to spread the word about the importance of dog adoptions!

44 dogs at our Animal Care and Adoption Centers in Boston, Brewster, and Dedham found homes during Adopt-a-Dog Month. In fact, many of the dogs who found homes in October were adults over a year old.

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Lucy poses for a quick photo with her smiling dad!

Dogs like Aiden and Lucy (pictured at right) get to spend the fall season playing and relaxing with their new families.

When you adopt, you give an animal a chance at a better life. As Adopt-a-Dog month comes to an end, the ARL reminds you that adopting an adult dog at all can be great decision for you and your family!

Read the 5 most important perks of adopting an adult dog

Hint: #4 explains how you’ll save money since ARL’s adoption fees include a large number of veterinary and behavioral services, such as:

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Aiden found his perfect family at our Brewster shelter!

  • Spay or neuter surgery
  • Vaccinations
  • Health screening and veterinary examination
  • Behavior screening and evaluations
  • Microchip identification and registration

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Stop by our shelters in Boston and Brewster on Tuesdays – Sundays

from 1pm – 6:30pm, or our Dedham mobile locations. If you meet the dog of your dreams, in most cases you can take him or her home with you the same day!

Don’t have the means to adopt right now? You can still help dogs in need! Consider sponsoring a dog’s adoption fee or donating supplies from our shelters’ wish lists. Contact (617) 226-5602 or adoption@arlboston.org for more information.

A big THANK YOU to our Adopt-a-Dog month media sponsor CITYSIDE SUBARU and to our media partners WCVB TV 5 and MeTV for sharing the importance of dog adoptions with our community, and your viewers!

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