Animal Rescue League of Boston Pet Wellness Waggin’

The Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) is excited to offer high-quality, low-cost pet wellness care for residents of Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan in partnership with Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) through its new Wellness Waggin’, a mobile veterinary unit outfitted with an exam room and a surgical suite.



Low-Cost Pet Wellness Package

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A low-cost Pet Wellness Package is available to cats and dogs.

For $10 your pet will receive the following services from an ARL veterinarian:

    • Physical exam
    • Rabies vaccine
    • Distemper vaccine
    • Flea treatment
    • Microchip

Note, we are not a full service veterinary facility and cannot accommodate medical emergencies.


Wellness Waggin’ Locations

ARL’s Wellness Waggin’ will be hosted outside of the following ABCD locations:


ABCD Roxbury

565 Warren Street, Roxbury


ABCD Dorchester

110 Claybourne Street, Dorchester


ABCD Mattapan

535 River St, Mattapan

Appointments are strongly encouraged.

To book an appointment, click here or call (857) 350-8720. For residents of Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan and Hyde Park. Space is limited. Please note, dogs must be on leash, and cats must be in a carrier.

Please do not enter any buildings on site with your pet. Animals are not allowed in the buildings that are hosting the Wellness Waggin’. All visits will occur on the Wellness Waggin’ vehicle. Please head directly toward the white and red van when you arrive for your appointment.

Download Flyer: English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF)

Thank You!

The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Healthy Animals, Healthy Communities Initiative and Pet Wellness Clinic are supported by generous grants from PetSmart Charities,  Jane’s Trust, and the Mabel Louise Riley Foundation.