Helpful Tips

Adopting a new animal is very exciting and can also come with a lot of questions. We hope these downloadable tips sheets are helpful. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact one of the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Animal Care & Adoption Centers.

Free Pet Behavior Helpline

ARL is committed to being a reliable resource for behavioral and health-related questions about your pet. Our Goal is to help owners provide the best care for their animals. We are here free of charge to help with behavior questions for anyone in need. Learn more about this resource at arlboston.org/services/pet-behavior-helpline.

Pet Care


Rabbit Nutrition

Pet Identification 

Rat Care

Ferret Care 

Mike Small

Guinea Pig Care