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MSSPA President Marilyn Goodreau Wins WCSH 6 Who Care Volunteer of the Year Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2015 
(Windham) – Marilyn L. Goodreau, President of the non-profit Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals in Windham, has been named a winner of the WCSH 6 Who Care Volunteer of the Year award for her tireless efforts to eliminate equine abuse and neglect.

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Painting for the Ponies

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Come for an hour or come for the day – just come to paint

Place: 279 River Road, South Windham, Maine
Date: Sunday, September 13th (rain date: September 20th)
What to bring: scrapers, paint brushes, rollers, trays, containers, gloves; also sunscreen, water, a bag lunch & snacks ...read more

Newsletter Summer 2015

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Read about adoption, see adoptable horses, view successful adoptions, and see what's new at the MSSPA! ...read more

The Maine Real Estate Network Shares Its Success

If you want to learn something about rehabilitating horses who have experienced abuse or neglect, you could ask Marilyn Goodreau of the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals.  She has worked at the non-profit organization’s River Road, South Windham farm since 1974 and now ...read more

ASPCA Demonstrates Commitment in Helping Horses Find Homes

National animal welfare organization teams up with the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals to provide training that helps horses get new homes. ...read more

Rob Nesbitt Finds the Heartbeat of the MSSPA

Multimedia Journalist Rob Nesbitt, from WSCH 6 News, visited the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals during its 2014 Christmas Open House. Rob came to the MSSPA to find the heartbeat of ...read 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 ...read 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! ...read more

Please check out the new video from the MSSPA

Maine's preferred placement for horses seized by law enforcement agents. Adopt a horse from The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals!

christmas open house

'Tis the Season for Giving Thanks!

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals gives thanks for your generosity.  As members and supporters of the Society, you are the foundation on which our organization depends.&nbs ...read more

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"Standardbred Old Friends", Profiling Senior Champions, Now On Sale

Award winning equine photographer Barbara Livingston, whose popular books Old Friends and More Old Friends, painted a sentimental portrait of champion racehorses long gone from th ...read more

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MSSPA, Hannaford, Atlantic Great Dane and Seidl Trucking Team Up for Maine Horses

Top Executives at Hannaford, Atlantic Great Dane, and Seidl Trucking of East Baldwin have joined with New England’s largest non-profit horse shelter to help rehabilitate abused Maine horses. ...read more

Pet Rock in the Park

Pet Rock in the Park

Pet Rock in the Park is coming to Deering Oaks on Sunday, September 7th and you won’t want to miss it.  Free admission, great music, and it’s all about the animals.  The Society invites y ...read more

Name that Foal

It’s Your Chance to Name a Foal!

They are adorable, they are growing quickly, and they are waiting to be adopted! And, oh yes, they need  names. ...read more

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Up to the Eaves!

It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes more than that to raise enough money to make the hay used at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals each year.  Thanks to th ...read more