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TurkeyThere are many ways you can have a humane Thanksgiving next Thursday.  Find out how you can avoid buying meat raised in intensive confinement operations and about programs that ensure certain humane care standards are met.  Learn about the 3R's and how you can help animals through the choices you make 3 or more times per day! Read More  

ELEPHANT Experts in Boston

ElephantThis week, we were grateful to have experts from across the country in town to testify against the use of the bullhook and chains on traveling elephants -- and learned more about Tarra & Bella, the elephant and dog from The Elephant Sanctuary.  But now, your help is needed.  Please take action to ensure that this bill moves out of committee with a favorable report.


egg 85wAu Bon Pain recently hatched a cage-free egg policy in its Massachusetts locations!  This is a great, progressive step forward and will reduce the suffering for tens of thousands of hens in battery cages.  Please take a moment to thank Au Bon Pain for this new policy and encourage them to soon make it company-wide.


Cat in Santa Hat Join the MSPCA's Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center on December 9-13 for their annual Gift and Bake Sale to benefit homeless animals. Gifts include beds, scratching posts, leashes, collars, toys, treats from many high-end retailers. Santa will  be visiting on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12 & 13. Bring your pet in to meet Santa and receive a framed photo and emailed digital image for a $20 donation!
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Gift box-bostonHelp animals less fortunate than yours by donating to the MSPCA-Angell holiday trees! Ornaments and beautifully wrapped gift boxes will display your pet's photo on festive trees at the Prudential Center and Angell Animal Medical Center.  Your gift will subsidize care for pets whose owners cannot afford veterinary services.  Read More


November 2009

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Racing License Denied in Raynham

In a last-ditch attempt in their continued fight against the phase out of greyhound racing in January 2010, Raynham-Taunton applied for a license for greyhound racing dates in 2010. Thankfully, the Racing Commission denied this license, which clearly conflicted with the ballot question.   Read More

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Brush Up on Lab Animal Welfare

The Center for Laboratory Animal Welfare has recently updated its Summary of Laboratory Animal Welfare Issues and Answers

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We will update 
additional lab animal welfare pages in the near future, so be sure to check back! 
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You're a member of our Animal Action Team, so you understand how important our work is to animals in Massachusetts.  Please support our efforts with a donation to the Advocacy Department.

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