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Press Release: ARL Field Services Rescues Cat Caught in Fence
May 29, 2020
‘Margot’ safe and sound and will be available for adoption soon This past week, the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Field Services Department came to the aid of a friendly neighborhood stray cat in Dorchester, who found itself stuck in a chain-link fence. A resident who regularly feeds the cat, named Margot, went into her backyard and discovered Margot stuck in the fence and crying. She called ARL, and once agents Mike Brammer and Paul Luongo arrived on-scene, one agent held the cat still, while the other cut away a piece of the fence to free the cat. Not
Is Your Dog Socializing During the Pandemic? Yes!
May 28, 2020
Socialization. So important for our pets, however during this time of social distancing and being at home more, many pet owners, particularly new pet owners, have reached out to the Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) with questions about socialization. However, we first need to understand what exactly what socialization is. When many of think of socialization for our pets, we may think of interacting with humans and other animals – but in fact, socialization is so much more than that. Socialization begins at a very young age. For about the first year of life, the fear instinct in dogs
Heading Back to Work May Increase Pet Anxiety
May 22, 2020
7 Tips to keep in mind as we transition into reopening phase We’ve all been home more the last couple of months, and that’s turned into a great time to bond with a new pet, or a chance to spend some extra time with an animal you’ve had for a number of years. But as we slowly begin to get back to work and restrictions start to lift, you’ll be out of the house more, and that may trigger anxiety, especially for new pets. Animals are extremely intuitive, and when we get back to rushing around in the morning, you
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