ARL Young Professionals

Have a passion for animal welfare?  If you’re a young professional who lives and/or works in the Greater Boston area, consider joining the ARL’s Young Professionals.

Members of the ARL’s Young Professionals are between the ages of 21 and 40.  They share a love for animals and the ARL’s dedication to rescuing domesticated animals and wildlife from suffering, cruelty, abandonment, and neglect.

Over 100 ARL Young Professional members currently participate in 6-7 events a year, including cocktail hours, pet parades, movie screenings, and pet care demonstrations.

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Membership Benefits


Annual Donation Incentives

For an annual donation of $25, you can support animals in need and receive:

  • Invitations to exclusive YP events
  • Pet training tips and demonstrations
  • Special volunteer training opportunities
  • Access to the members-only Facebook page
  • Networking with fellow young professionals with shared interests

Join the ARL Young Professionals now!

If you have questions about our Young Professionals group, please email Jackie Smith at


YP Leadership

YP Leadership

ARL young professionals group

Elizabeth Dobrska and Amy Breckenridge

Members of the YP group interested in becoming more active in leadership, event planning, and fundraising are encouraged to get more involved.

ARL Young Professionals Co-Chairs

Amy Breckenridge
Elizabeth Dobrska
Lauren Fraher 

Contact Jackie Smith at for more information.