first the good news: Governor patrick signed S.88 into law
Schubert died after drinking from a puddle that was contaminated with antifreeze, but his death was not in vain. In his memory, Sen. Brewer filed S.88, which Gov. Patrick signed into law on January 4, 2013. Massachusetts law will now require the addition of a bittering agent to all containers of antifreeze to protect animals from poisoning. Read more
Save the dates: Lobby 101 workshops and Humane Lobby day
Animals need us to speak for them in the legislature and with the media. Join us on Tuesday, March 5th at 6pm at the MSPCA in Boston to learn how to be an effective advocate for animals (other workshops will be added across the state). Then, join us at the State House in Boston on Thursday, April 25, for Humane Lobby Day. Read more
it's not too late to make a humane resolution
As consumers, we make choices almost every day that can impact animals. This year, vow to eat more humanely and use cosmetic and personal care products that aren’t tested on animals. Find out more about programs to help you make informed decisions. Read more
Legislative session update
The 2013-2014 session has begun and we'll keep you posted about bills that will affect animals in Massachusetts. Read more
Don't forget to help animals at tax time
The animal control law will be funded by income tax donations to the Homeless Animal Prevention and Care Fund. Donations will be used for spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations, as well as training of animal control officers. Read More.
Advocacy Volunteer Corner
Here's another way you can help animals -- help us to keep our website current. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info or to express interest. Read More.
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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.
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.