Are you going to celebrate Independence Day with a barbeque? Find out how you can make humane food choices, with food certified by one of these programs or with burgers and other "fake" items for the grill Read More »
HOLIDAY safety for pets
Speaking of the 4th of July, fireworks are fun for us, but the loud noises, bright lights, and crowds can scare or stress our pets. Read about other holiday hazards for pets and what you can do to prevent them. Read More »
communities consider breed specific legislation
You've probably seen the news articles about pit bulls - they often contribute to the negative stereotypes about these dogs and the people who have them; some even mention banning the breed. The MSPCA disagrees with this approach. Read More »
state legislative update
With one more month left in the formal legislative session, there are still several bills that are pending and can pass with your help. A lot can happen at the end of the formal session and you can make change for animals possible! Read More »
greyhound simulcasting extended two years
Thank you for contacting your state senators to oppose an amendment to the casino bill that extended the simulcasting of greyhound races. It passed, but you can thank those who stood up for greyhounds. Read More »
online training - lobby 101
If you haven't yet been to one of our training sessions in person, consider joining us in cyber-space from the comfort of your own home for a Lobby 101 Webinar. Read More »
Have wild animals moved in?
This summer, wild animals will be busy raising their young. They may have found food and shelter in your house or yard. If you need help figuring out who has moved in and what to do about it, visit our interactive house.
Advocacy Volunteer Corner
We need your help! We currently need someone who can search for blogs relating to animals and make a list of them for us. Read More »
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