April 23, 2018

Merry Max

Merry Max

Another wonderful year has gone by. Why not ring in 2013 with a new love in your life by adopting a homeless pet? Check out your adoptable dog of the week, Boston: Meet Max. Max here is a 5 month old Pit Bull Mix. He is a new kid on the block at the Boston […]

Breed Profile: Siberian Husky

Breed Profile: Siberian Husky

One of the oldest breed of dogs in the world, Siberian Huskies originate from Siberia, where they were bred to pull heavy loads across harsh, freezing conditions. Once they made it to Alaska during the Gold Nome Rush, Huskies became famous for their dog sledding abilities, but did you know that their outgoing and gentle […]

Meet Ducky

Meet Ducky

December begins tomorrow and with the holidays fast approaching, why not consider opening your home and give the gift that keeps on giving – animal adoption. Not only are you opening a spot for a homeless animal at the shelter but you’re also enriching your life with a bundle of constant love and affection. So […]

Clyde-sdale at your service

Clyde-sdale at your service

Loveable and huggable – here’s your adoptable dog of the week, Boston. His name is Clyde and he’s ready to go to his forever home. He is a year old and has been at the MSPCA Adoption & Care Center in Boston for just under a year. Clyde’s ideal home would be with someone that […]

Breed Profile: Great Dane

Known as the “Apollo of all dogs,” Great Danes are a very old breed dating back to the ancient Egyptians and Chinese. Drawings of dogs resembling the Great Dane appear on Egyptian monuments and currency from 3000 B.C., and descriptions a similar dog can be found in Chinese literature from 1121 B.C. With their huge […]

Breed Profile: Yorkshire Terrier

by Lauren R. Tharp Known as “Yorkies” to those who love them, the Yorkshire Terrier originated in Yorkshire, England (how appropriate, no?) where they were originally used to catch rats in clothing mills. Perky, fun, and utterly adorable, this toy breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1885 and currently reigns as the third […]

Light Up Your Life with Max

Light Up Your Life with Max

It was another successful Independence Day, Boston. Hope you enjoyed the festivities and fireworks our wonderful city had to offer. Looking for another spark of light? Check out your adoptable dog of the week: Max. Max here is a charming brindle Bull Terrier. This handsome boy is 8 year young and came to the MSPCA […]

Breed Profile: Boxer

Breed Profile: Boxer

by Lauren R. Tharp Originally used for dog fighting, the Boxer would stand on its hind legs, striking out at its opponent with its front paws like, well, a boxer!  Officially recognized as a breed in 1904, the Boxer is currently the 7th most popular breed in the United States.  Many celebrities have taken a […]

Rottweiler Profile

Rottweiler Profile

by Lauren R. Tharp Opinions of Rottweilers vary wildly.  While many remember Alexandra Day’s Good Dog, Carl children’s book series, still more remember the breed as the “evil” dogs from The Omen. The one thing everyone seems to agree on?  Rottweilers make excellent guard dogs!  Most commonly used as guard dogs, this breed is also […]

Pretty Lady

Pretty Lady

A wise person once said: “One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you’re feeling blue is that he doesn’t try to find out why.” Do you need another reason to find a canine companion? Check out the Boston adoptable dog of the week, Lady. Lady is a very pretty Pit Bull mix […]