Many animal related bills are still pending in the Massachusetts legislature, some extended committee reporting deadlines mean there is still time to take action and help the animals. Learn more>>
laboratory animals week
April 17-24, 2010 is World Laboratory Animals Week. View updated webpages from the Center for Laboratory Animal Welfare (CLAW), an affiliate of the MSPCA. Learn more>>
Grant money for berkshire beaver conflict resolution
The MSPCA has grant money again this year from the Nion Robert Thieriot Foundation to resolve beaver-related flooding in the Berkshires. Learn more>>
Continuing education for the animals around the commonwealth
The Advocacy department will host a Lobby 102 training in Boston on April 6th and Lobby 101 trainings on April 22nd and May 11th - we hope that you can join us! Learn more and register >>
use social networking sites to share news for animals
The MSPCA has a presence on Facebook and Twitter and we're hearing that a lot of you are sharing our alerts on your pages and via your tweets - thank you! Many legislators use these forums, too, so they're a great way to get messages out about local, state, and federal legislation that would affect animals. Learn more>>
Solve wildlife conflicts
Animals are active now - mating, looking for places to raise their young, and seeking sources of food. If you've got critters in your home or yard, see the Intruder Excluder to figure out who they are and what to do. Visit our wildlife pages for more info and resources. Learn more>>.
Advocacy Volunteer Corner
The Advocacy Department can always use volunteers
We need your help! We have a list of volunteer opportunities ranging from research to writing to help with administrative tasks. Read More »
Donate to Advocacy
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.
The Mission of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is to protect animals, relieve their suffering, advance their health and welfare, prevent cruelty and work for a just and compassionate society.