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It’s National ‘Check the Chip’ Day!
August 15, 2022
Sharon resident reunited with cat thanks to microchip Today is National ‘Check the Chip’ Day, a day to remind pet owners of the importance of not only having a microchip implanted, but to make sure that all contact information is up to date. While not replacing a collar and tags, a microchip drastically improves the chances of being reunited with a pet should they become lost. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, a dog with a microchip is twice as likely to be returned to their owners, while a cat with a microchip is 20 times more likely to
Press Release: ARL Law Enforcement, Malden Police Jointly Investigating Abandoned Dog Case
August 5, 2022
Two-pound, emaciated and ill Chihuahua abandoned near Malden Police Department The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Law Enforcement Department is jointly investigating a disturbing case of animal cruelty and abandonment with the Malden Police Department, after an abandoned dog was discovered in terrible condition in a popular recreation area in Malden. On Monday, July 25, the one-year-old Chihuahua, named Bailey by his Good Samaritan finder, was discovered huddling in some bushes along the East Coast Greenway bike trail in the area of Dell and Branch Streets. The finder carefully wrapped the animal in a blanket and brought him to
Lost Logan Cat’s Infamous Journey Comes to an End
July 27, 2022
ARL Field Services lends a hand as “Rowdy” was lost at Logan Airport for three weeks In late June, Rowdy, a 4 year-old cat, got out of her carrier while being unloaded after her flight from Germany landed at Boston’s Logan Airport, and over the next three weeks, the lost Logan cat captured the attention of animal enthusiasts across the country and the world. Collaborative Effort Upon hearing of Rowdy’s disappearance, the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Field Services Department reached out to Massport, who was already working to locate and retrieve the lost cat. ARL offered to loan
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