Animal Rescue Services

LEARN WHAT TO DO AND CALL (617) 426-9170

 Domestic animals and wildlife can get trapped, displaced, injured, or otherwise distressed anywhere at any time of day.

The Animal Rescue pay someone to do my homework buy essay online League of Boston’s Rescue Services team stands ready to help as quickly as possible.

The five members of our Rescue Services team respond to a wide range of animal emergencies and law enforcement situations.  They are technically-trained and have extensive experience handling injured and frightened animals.

The ARL is the only animal welfare agency in Massachusetts that has an entire department dedicated to providing animal rescue services to the community.

Funding for this service comes entirely from donations.

Support ARL’s Rescue Services 

To see our Rescue Service Team in action, follow the team on Twitter @ARLBostonRescue

What to Do pay someone to do my homework buy essay online When You See an Animal in Distress



What to Do

Thank you for your concern for animals in your community!

If you see an animal in distress, please call
(617) 426-9170 with the following information:

  1. A telephone or cell phone number where we can call you back if needed
  2. A location - the street address and town/city, as well as any helpful landmarks, such as “under the porch” or “in the tree to the left of the red house.”
  3. The type of animal and description of the situation

The ARL is currently unable to provide 24-hour/7-day-a-week emergency response services.  We make every effort to respond as quickly as possible to the calls we receive. 

Including all the information in a phone message helps us get back to you and provide assistance faster!

Highly Skilled

Highly Skilled, Compassionate Care

Animals can become trapped, displaced, injured or otherwise distressed by an infinite number of causes, and in some cases the areas can be difficult to access. Our dedicated rescue services team helps thousands of animals every year, bringing them to safety and care.


The team's technical training includes:

  • Cat in tree rescue
  • High angle rescue
  • Swift water rescue
  • Chemical immobilization
  • Ice rescue
  • Disaster response
  • Slack water rescue
  • Advanced capture techniques
  • Large animal rescue
  • Marine mammal rescue


All five members of the team have experience with multiple species, including birds, cats, dogs, livestock, lizards, skunks, small animals, snakes, and water fowl.


Cat in Tree


Aiding Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement Assistance

arl-lynnfield-hoarding-dog-and-rescueOur animal rescue services team also assists our Law Enforcement Department with cases of animal abuse, cruelty and neglect. 

The team provides critical support in removing and transporting animals from cruel living conditions, hoarding situations, or illegal breeding operations.