Our Work

The Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) is an unwavering champion for animals in need, committed to keeping them safe and healthy in habitats and homes.

Press Room

ARL always has exciting news to share about our programs and services, and our impact on animals and people in the community. See our work in action.

About Us

Last year, ARL served more than 17,800 animals in need through our important programs and services. Learn more about our organization and its rich history.

Vision for the Future

ARL’s vision is that animals are safe and healthy in the communities where they live. Take a look at our new strategic plan.

Animal Welfare Position Statements & Policies

For well over a century, ARL has responded to an ever-changing world and the constantly evolving challenges with respect to animal welfare and protection. Read our position statements.

Donor Policies

ARL has policies related to humane euthanasia, donor privacy, and fundraising on behalf of our organization. Please read our policies.

Financial Information

ARL relies entirely on the generosity of our supporters to continue our important work, which is why we are committed to financial transparency. View our documents and Annual Report.