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Watch the MSSPA Monday, December 15 on WSCH6

 Set your television to WCSH 6! This Monday, December 15 at 7:00 p.m., WCSH's show "207" will feature Rob Nesbitt's terrific segment on the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals. more

2014 Christmas Open House for the Animals was a tremendous success!

Despite being rescheduled due to icy travel conditions, the Society’s annual Christmas Open House for the Animals was once again a very popular family event.  On Sunday, December 7th more

Time for Change!

Once again, through the generosity of the Wolak Group, the Society  has been given the opportunity to receive customer donations at eleven Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Greater Portland! more

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Voting Costs Nothing; Winning Means Everything to the Horses!

It is once again that time of year when the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation presents its Community Matters More campaign that results in awarding thousands of dollars to Maine non-profit organizatio more

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The Romance of the Horse!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner on the calendar and that means we are in the season of love.  This year the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals invites you to shower yo more

Chief and Doc with a wagon load of guests

Christmas Tradition Endures

The best holidays are all about tradition and one of Maine’s most charming traditions happens the first Saturday of December each year at 279 River Road in South Windham. more

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MSSPA Christmas Open House

Here is the invitation you have been waiting for!  Share the spirit of the season at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals where the big barn doors will be open on Saturday, De more

Stephanie Hazard and King in the MMSPA office

Welcome Stephanie Hazard!

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals is pleased to welcome Stephanie Hazard.
Stephanie, a native of West Cornwall, CT, spent many years in Maine prior to venturing to Tennessee to study under gaited horse trainer and clinician Lonnie Kuhn. more

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Maine Harness Racing Gives Back!

Three local charities are being honored on Saturday, October 19th at Scarborough Downs.  It is your chance to visit the track and help the Maine Harness Horsemen and Scarborough Downs give support to local charities that work in our communities to help abused animals, children with life-threatening illness and families, and wounded veterans.  Share in the spirit and the excitement!  Live racing gets underway at 12:05 p.m.

National Cruelty Investigations School

National Cruelty Investigations School Visits the MSSPA

The MSSPA was pleased to welcome a class from the National Cruelty Investigations School on August 19th and August 21st at the River Road farm.  Founded in 1990, the National Animal Cruelty In more

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Scarborough Downs’ 9th Annual Family Fun Day raises funds for charity and harness racing awareness

Scarborough, Maine – Monday, August 12, 2013 – It was a day of harness racing education and fun at Scarborough Downs on Sunday (8/12) as the 9th annual Family Fun Day got underway to a packed grand more

Jeffrey S. White

Jeffrey S. White

Often it is those who have experienced deprivation and hardship who achieve the highest success and give back the most.  That was certainly true in the life of Jeffrey S. more

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Badger sunscreen products protect MSSPA horses

Here at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals where once-abused or neglected horses are rehabilitated, some of the animals are extremely sun-sensitive. more

Shop for a Cause

Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals Partners With Macy’s for Eighth Annual “Shop for a Cause”

Macy’s will partner with the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals to invite customers to participate in Macy’s eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 24, 2013. Customers can purchase shopping passes from the MSSPA now. more

The Jumpers

Jump on this chance to win Time Jumpers tickets

Jump on this chance to win Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, and others concert tickets, including a delectable dinner, in Maine’s most unique venue – The Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield, Maine. more