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ARL Takes in Dogs Rescued from Alleged South Carolina Dog Fighting Operation
February 7, 2023
Alleged dog fighting operation housed approximately 275 dogs Late last week the Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) received a special transport of three dogs from the national organization the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) that were rescued from a large alleged dog fighting operation in South Carolina that was raided by federal officials in September of 2022. ARL is privileged to welcome these dogs and give them the lives and homes they truly deserve. The female dogs range from 2-3-years-old, and have received thorough medical examinations upon arrival at ARL’s Dedham Animal Care and Adoption Center. Aside
ARL Seeking Special Home for Playful and Affectionate Abandoned Pig
February 6, 2023
Young pig surrendered after being abandoned at a Boston-area home The Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) is looking for a special home for a one-year-old female pig who has a sparkling personality and was illegally transported into the state and abandoned at a Boston-area home. In late October 2022, Boston Animal Control contacted ARL regarding the pig, now named Clarendon. It seems the relative of a Boston resident was visiting from Northern New England and had brought Clarendon along. However, when the relative left, the pig was left behind. Concerned for the sow’s welfare, the resident contacted Boston Animal
Microchip Helps Reunite Owner with Missing Cat
January 31, 2023
14-Year-old cat missing for three months The Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) recently took in a 14-year-old cat, and as with any cat or dog who comes through ARL’s doors, one of the first tasks for staff to complete is to scan the animal for a microchip. Turns out that the cat was actually a missing cat! The cat, named Charlie, did have a microchip, and staff immediately took the necessary steps to find and then contact his owner. When his owner, a Somerville resident, was contacted, he was elated that Charlie was in ARL’s care, and soon made
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