Friday, August 17, 2012
Arlington Patch's Photo of the Day for Friday, Aug. 17.
Rescued Dog ‘Arli’ Recovering at Local Animal Hospital Arli's Donation Page (www.arlboston.org/arli) Have a photo worthy of our Photo of the Day? Email it to Arlington Patch Editor John Waller at email@example.com or upload it to our Pics & Clips Gallery.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Has Arli's story touched you? If so, find out how you can help below.
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 15. Here are five things you need to know: 1. There is about a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to hit 83 degrees. 2. If you would like to help pay for Arli’s medical bills, you can donate to the Animal Rescue League of Boston (arlboston.org/donate). There is no specific account set up for just Arli, but there is a field called “Special Instructions” on the online donation form where you can mention Arli. I’ll be following Arli’s progression over the coming weeks, so who knows, maybe one day you can take her in and show her the TLC she’s been missing all this time. Read more about Arli. 3. Today’s Powerball …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
After long time of neglect, pooch starting to get care she needs.
The dog that was rescued Sunday afternoon in Arlington by the Animal Rescue League of Boston is recuperating at a local animal hospital, a league spokeswoman said Monday. The female mixed-breed, which was in rough shape when it was found near Arlington High School, has been named “Arli,” according to Jennifer Wooliscroft, of the league. Arli is believed to have been a stray, she said. After what appears to be a long time of neglect, Arli has garnered quite a bit of attention since she was brought in. A photo of her on the league’s Facebook page had more than 150 likes and 100 comments as of Monday night, just 24 hours after it was posted. Arli has a long road ahead, according to Wooliscroft. Initial tests showed that she has both external …
Monday, August 13, 2012
The Animal Rescue League of Boston picked up this pup Sunday.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The Animal Rescue League of Boston posted the attached photo on its Facebook page Sunday with the following caption: “This dog was found a few hours ago by a concerned citizen behind an Arlington school. The dog is now getting the emergency treatment it needs. We have no further info [at] this time, but we’ll keep everyone posted as soon as we hear anything. Our thoughts are [with] this sweet little puppy :( … “ If you have any information about this dog, you can call the Animal Rescue League of Boston at 617-426-9170. Check back with Arlington Patch for updates as they become available.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Zoe would do best in a home without children.
Meet Zoe. She is a cute 10-year-old female miniature poodle mix. She found her way to the shelter because her previous owner was moving. Zoe has lived with cats in her previous home and goes out to playgroup with the other small dogs here at the shelter. She is shy at first but warms up quickly. Zoe would do best in a quiet home and prefers the company of adults as opposed to children. For more information on Zoe or any of the other animals currently residing at the Animal Rescue League of Boston, please contact us at 617-226-5602. The Animal Rescue League of Boston is open Tuesday through Thursday 1- 7pm & Friday through Sunday 1-4pm, excluding some holidays. Also, be sure to check out our website at http://home.arlboston.org. About this …
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Betsy loves head scratches, but wants to be the only cat at home.
Meet Betsy. Betsy is a super sweet and friendly 2-year-old spayed female cat who was left behind when her owners moved away. Like many other cats, Betsy doesn’t like to have her tail or her back scratched, but face-to-face rubs and head scratches are greatly appreciated. She purrs and chirps and will even give kisses when she is happy. She prefers to be an only cat, and would love a windowsill to watch the world go by. For more information on Betsy or any of the other animals currently residing at the Animal Rescue League of Boston, please contact us at 617-226-5602. The Animal Rescue League of Boston is open Tuesday through Thursday 1- 7pm & Friday through Sunday 1-4pm, excluding some holidays. Also, be sure to check out our website at …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
He's friendly with people and gets on okay with dogs.
Buddy is a cute 4-year-old neutered male beagle mix looking for a loving home to call his own. Buddy loves his human companions and will gladly approach his friends for head rubs. His happy face lights up a room, and his cheerful attitude is contagious. He does pretty well with other dogs, and he'll play sometimes, but he mostly just likes to sniff around on his own and observe other dogs playing. His favorite thing of all is to be with the people who give him love and attention. He would love to find his forever-home today! For more information on Joseph or any of the other animals currently residing at the Animal Rescue League of Boston, please contact us and 617-226-5602. The Animal Rescue League of Boston is open Tuesday through …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
This smart 2-year-old male cat loves people and other felines, and can even be trained to do tricks.
Joseph is a handsome, black-and-white, 2-year-old neutered male who was brought to the Animal Rescue League after he was found as a stray on the streets of Dorchester. Joseph LOVES people! He will follow you everywhere, chirping with affection. While Joseph is not a lap cat, he will happily settle down next to you on the couch for pets. He is also the perfect companion cat. eHe loves all other cats, whether they are super playful or mellow, male or female. Joseph is very smart and when he's not napping, he enjoys mental stimulation like food puzzles. You can even get him to sit for treats. So don't hesitate. Visit with Joseph and you won't be disappointed. About this column: Each week, the Animal Rescue League of Boston will feature a dog…
Sunday, June 17, 2012
He would do well in a home without children.
Boaz is a neutered 5-year-old Jack Russell Terrier Mix. Boaz came to the shelter because his owner's health declined and was unable to care for him. He is a wiggly and happy guy that craves attention. He loves to hang out with his human friends at the shelter and spend his time by your side. Boaz also enjoys spending time with the other dogs here at the shelter during playgroup and goes out with the other smaller dogs. Boaz would do best in a home that has dog experience and without children. If you're interested in learning more about Boaz come down to the shelter during our open adoption hours to visit with him today! For more information on Boaz or any of the other animals currently residing at the Animal Rescue League of Boston, please…
Sunday, June 10, 2012
She's sweet and friendly, and you can hold her in your hand.
Meet Mabel. Mabel is a sweet and friendly 10-month-old grey and white female guinea pig. Guinea pigs are great pets for all ages. Mabel loves carrots, dark leafy greens and apples. She likes to chew on apple wood sticks and other untreated wooden toys. She also enjoys burrowing in Timothy Hay or hiding in her little plastic house. She gets very excited at dinner time and even sings and squeals for her food. For more information on Mabel or any of the other animals currently residing at the Animal Rescue League of Boston, please contact us and 617-226-5602. The Animal Rescue League of Boston is open Tuesday through Thursday 1-7 p.m. and Friday through Sunday 1-4 p.m., excluding some holidays. Also, be sure to check out our website: http://…