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Two Dogs Struck by Cars on Separate Days Struggle to Recover from Life-Threatening Injuries

An adorable but frightened stray Chihuahua struck by a car and found on the side of a Mattapan street on June 5 had just undergone life-saving surgery at the MSPCA’s Angell Animal Medical Center in Jamaica Plain when days later, on June 9, a Shih Tzu mix was surrendered after she was struck and critically injured by a car in Jamaica Plain, the organization announced June 16. (more…) Continue Reading →

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JP Dogs Walk Red Carpet at PetPals ‘Pawscar’ Awards

On February 11, PetPals hosted an Oscar Award Ceremony with their participating volunteer animals. These “Pawscars” were a fun and entertaining way for the residents and staff of the Rogerson House to experience cuteness right in their neighborhood. Every pet walked the red carpet and won a Pawscar award, bag of dog toys, and flowers for their human partner. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Homeless ‘Puppy Mill’ Mastiff with Congenital Eye Damage Needs Surgery

Just one day before the Boston City Council passed the “Puppy Mill Bill”—making Boston the first city in Massachusetts to ban pet stores from selling puppies, kittens and rabbits—a sweet 10-month-old Bull Mastiff named “Zoe” was surrendered to the MSPCA-Angell’s Jamaica Plain center, suffering eye damage that requires surgery to correct. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Boston City Council Passes Ban on Sale of Dogs, Cats and Rabbits; Mayor Expected to Support Ban

The Boston City Council unanimously passed an ordinance banning the sales of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores in Boston. Jamaica Plain’s City Councilor Matt O’Malley proposed the law that would also prohibit the sale of animals in public parks and city streets. (more…) Continue Reading →

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