Home for the Holidays

kitten in scarf

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Learn more about the benefits of adopting an ARL shelter pet and how you can support homeless animals in your community this holiday season.

Slide 4 Rescue

Rescue_SlideshowSummer

RESCUE SERVICES

The ARL is the only animal welfare organization with a technically-trained animal rescue team in Massachusetts. Learn More.

Winter Weather Warnings

Golden Retriever outside in snow

WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS

Winter weather will soon be upon us and with it comes freezing temperatures, snow, and ice. Help keep your pets safe and healthy this winter by following our winter weather tips. Learn more.

Healthy Moms, Happy Litters

healthy moms, happy litters

HEALTHY MOMS,
HAPPY LITTERS

ARL's new community-based program, provides complimentary assistance to local families and their pets to help prevent animal homelessness, suffering, and neglect. Learn more.

Slide 3 Dog Training

07-24 Dog Training Slideshow

TAKE A DOG TRAINING CLASS

Registration for winter dog training classes is now open and recent ARL alums receive a 25% discount. More details.

Cummings Foundation

Cummings Foundation $100K for 100  Grant

Healthy Animals, Healthy Communities

We are incredibly grateful to the Cummings Foundation for selecting the ARL as a recipient of their “$100K for 100” grant! Learn more. 

Boston Veterinary Care

Boston Veterinary Care

BOSTON VETERINARY CARE

The friendly and caring staff provide a full range of high-quality outpatient services to pet owners in Greater Boston. All profits support the Animal Rescue League of Boston.
Learn more.

Slide 5 Spay Waggin

Spay Waggin_ Slideshow

SPAY WAGGIN

Offering low-cost spay/neuter services on the South Shore and Cape Cod. Book an appointment for your pet now!

Mission

The Animal Rescue League of Boston is an unwavering champion for animals in need, committed to keeping them safe and healthy in habitats and homes.

Stories

Sign up for email updates from ARL:

What We Do

Rescue

icoCross

Rescue

We investigate animal cruelty and rescue domestic animals and wildlife.

Save an Animal

Veterinary

icoCross

Treat

We provide veterinary services including spay/neutering and wellness clinics.

Access Treatment

Care

icoCross

Care

We offer animal surrender, shelter, adoption, and burial services.               

Care for an Animal

Educate

icoCross

Educate

We are leaders in the fields of behavioral assessment and dog training.

Learn More

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!
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
"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!
Foster