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ARL Caring for 2 Puppies Who Lost Mom
July 27, 2021
Mom dog died from complications 2 weeks after giving birth The Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) is currently caring for two puppies who sadly lost their mother just two weeks after being born. The pups, who will soon be available for adoption, were surrendered and initially needed round-the-clock care. To see local news coverage on this story click here! Just two-weeks-old when they were surrendered back in June, the Parson Russell Terrier puppies were placed into foster care with a dedicated ARL volunteer and foster parent, and initially required bottle feedings every four hours round-the-clock, as nourishment is critical
ARL’s Wellness Waggin’ Reaches Milestone
July 22, 2021
Mobile veterinary clinic completes 5,000th appointment In service for just two years, the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Wellness Waggin’ reached an important milestone this past week, completing its 5,000th appointment! The Wellness Waggin’ was unveiled in July 2019, and was critical in expanding ARL’s community veterinary services. Working in partnership with Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), the Wellness Waggin’ was deployed at ABCD locations in Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan, areas in Greater Boston in dire need of accessible and affordable veterinary services. Additionally, beginning in the fall of 2020, the Wellness Waggin’ also began to serve the
ARL Testifies in Favor of 3 Animal-Protection Bills
July 16, 2021
It was a busy week on Beacon Hill, as a bevy of legislative proposals were heard by numerous committees at the Massachusetts State House, including three animal-protection bills that the Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) spoke in favor of. Nero’s Law H.2547/S.1606, An Act providing for the care and transportation of police dogs injured in the line of duty (Nero’s Law) was discussed with the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, with ARL and numerous law enforcement agencies throughout the Commonwealth providing testimony. Nero’s Law was proposed after the tragic death of Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon,
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