• Malden October 5, 2022 6:38 pm

    Abandoned Chihuahua Reunites With People Who Saved Him

    A chihuahua found abandoned in Malden, Massachusetts, earlier this year was reunited with rescuers at the Animal Rescue League of Boston on Wednesday. Bailey, as he’s been named, was found hiding in the bushes along the East Coast Greenway bike trail near Dell and Branch streets, the ARL said. He was filthy and emaciated, weighing just 2.7 pounds, and had…

  • Abandoned Dog September 3, 2022 5:18 pm

    Dog With Severe Burns Found Along Route 1 in Norwood

    A dog covered in second-degree burns that was found along Route 1 in Norwood, Massachusetts is getting intensive care as law enforcement investigate the case of animal cruelty. The 1-year-old mixed-breed dog, whose name is now Annie, was brought to Norwood police this past week after reportedly being found as a stray along Route 1 near Ellis Avenue, according to…

  • Massachusetts August 16, 2022 11:20 pm

    Dog Abandoned in Dedham Finds Forever Home

    “Buzz” the Pomeranian was found during the July heat wave abandoned in a crate on the side of Bussey Street in Dedham. Since, he’s been in the care of the Animal Rescue League’s Dedham Animal Care and Adoption Center, which announced Tuesday that Buzz has found his new home.

  • Malden August 4, 2022 8:26 am

    Emaciated Chihuahua Weighing Under 3 Pounds Found Abandoned in Malden

    Authorities are trying to track down the person who abandoned a 1-year-old Chihuahua in Malden last week, according to the Animal Rescue League of Boston. Bailey, as he’s been named, was found hiding in the bushes along the East Coast Greenway bike trail near Dell and Branch streets, the ARL said. He was filthy and emaciated, weighing just 2.7 pounds,…

  • Malden August 4, 2022 5:50 am

    Dog Found Abandoned on Bike Trail

    The dog won’t be available for adoption until he’s a little healthier, which could take months.

  • Abandoned Dog July 29, 2022 1:25 pm

    Dog Found Abandoned in Cage in Mass. Heat Wave: ‘This Is Not Okay'

    A dog was found in a cage by the side of the road in Dedham, Massachusetts, during last weekend’s heat wave, police said, and the town’s animal control officer is investigating. The Pomeranian was picked up by a good Samaritan and is now expected to be okay, but Officer Deni Goldman wants justice for the pup. “I want people...

  • Abandoned Dog July 10, 2022 9:29 am

    Puppy Rescued Near Boston Cemetery Finds Forever Home

    A sick puppy found abandoned near a cemetery in Boston has been adopted by a loving family, the MSPCA said. PJ the pit bull, also known as Pickles, was found in a crate near Mount Hope Cemetery on June 15 and brought to the Angell Animal Medical Center, the MSPCA has said. Emaciated, the 5-month-old pup had parvovirus, which is…

  • Abandoned Dog June 30, 2022 1:44 pm

    Sick Puppy Rescued Near Boston Cemetery Is Ready for a Forever Home

    A sick puppy abandoned near a cemetery in Boston this month has recovered to the point that he’s up for adoption. PJ the pit bull, also known as Pickles, is available to be adopted at MSPCA-Angell, the animal rescue said Thursday. The 5-month-old dog was found in a crate near Mount Hope Cemetery on June 15 and brought to the…

  • MSPCA-Angell June 22, 2022 6:08 pm

    Sick Puppy Found Abandoned in Crate Near Boston Cemetery

    An emaciated pit bull puppy, sick with a potentially deadly virus, was abandoned in a crate near a Boston cemetery last week, a local animal rescue group said Wednesday, asking for the public’s help finding who left the dog. There are no leads into finding whoever left the puppy, who was just 5 months old, was all alone, according to…

  • MSPCA December 20, 2021 11:29 pm

    Abandoned Dog That Was Rescued From Port-a-Potty in Brookline Has Been Adopted

    A dog that was found abandoned inside a port-a-potty at a Brookline, Massachusetts, construction site earlier this month has found her forever home — just in time for the holidays. “From porta-potty to treats and folly: ‘Princess Loo’ has been adopted,’ MSPCA Angell said on Twitter. “After hundreds (and hundreds) of inquiries, one of our most famous residents is now…

  • Brookline December 11, 2021 12:00 am

    ‘Frightened' Abandoned Dog Rescued From Port-a-Potty in Brookline Construction Site

    A dog was found abandoned inside a port-a-potty at a Brookline, Massachusetts, construction site Thursday night, animal rescue officials said. The corgi mix was taped into a box but had managed to get her head and two front legs free. After she was found, she was taken to the MSPCA Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, where staff found she…

  • everett September 22, 2021 6:14 pm

    Do You Know This Dog, Found Abandoned in Everett?

    Police in Everett are asking for the public’s help finding the owner of a dog abandoned in a public park.

  • everett September 22, 2021 7:48 pm

    Do You Know This Dog, Which Was Abandoned in an Everett Park?

    A person abandoned a dog in Everett, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, police said, asking the public for help finding information on her owner. Someone had called police to report suspicious activity involving the dog, then saw someone tying her up in Florence Street Park, then running away, Everett police said in a Facebook post Wednesday. An officer kept the dog safe…

  • Animal cruelty September 7, 2021 7:10 am

    Revere Man Due in Court After Dog Found Abandoned

    A man accused of abandoning his dog last month at a beach in Revere, Massachusetts, is due in court Tuesday for an animal cruelty charge.

  • Animal cruelty September 7, 2021 7:00 pm

    ‘I Know I Did Wrong': Revere Man Arraigned After Allegedly Abandoning Dog

    A not-guilty plea was entered on behalf of the man accused of abandoning his dog at a beach last month in Revere, Massachusetts. Elias Pacheco Osario, 27, was arraigned in Chelsea District Court Tuesday for an animal cruelty charge. He is accused of chaining his 50 lb. pit bull mix — named “Killer” — to an exposed steel rod at…

  • Abandoned Dog July 8, 2021 12:56 pm

    Police Search for Owner of Abandoned, Neglected Dog in Haverhill

    A dog found with long, matted fur is in police custody in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and officers are trying to find the person who abandoned it. The Haverhill Police Department said Wednesday that its animal control unit was looking for the public’s help in identifying the owner of the dog, which has since been shaved. The dog was found near...

  • Abandoned Dog January 21, 2020 9:44 pm

    Police Searching for Owner of Abandoned Dog in West Boylston

    Police are searching for the owner of a dog found abandoned in West Boylston, Massachusetts. West Boylston Police said they found the male dog tied up to the Bunker Hill Parkway street sign at the intersection with Maple Street around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. The dog did not have any tags. An animal control officer brought the dog to the…

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