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$50,000 Operating Grant Will Help MSSPA Care for Abused Horses

The MSSPA, the largest equine rescue and rehabilitation center in New England, today announced its receipt of a $50,000 operations grant from the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee. more

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

(Windham) – Marilyn L. Goodreau, President of the MSSPA has been named a winner of the WCSH 6 Who Care Volunteer of the Year award. more

It Isn't Every Day That a Movie Star...

It isn’t every day that a movie star rides into our hearts, especially at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals.  Nonetheless, that is just what happened recently on an otherwise ordinary day in our horse shelter world. more

Kids Helping Horses

At first glance Zander Unger might seem like an ordinary eleven-year-old boy. He loves animals and is involved in an array of activities – archery, tennis, skiing, horseback riding– and he is a little shy.  But after a few minutes with Zander more

Friendship Comes In Many Forms

Friendship comes in many forms.  From second grade school chums sharing a seat on the bus to seniors skunking one another at the cribbage board, friendship is an essential element of a full, satisfying life.  For Mac McCrillis, Jr. more

Please Vote to Help the Horses!

Please vote online to help the animals sheltered at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals in Windham! Go to: 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 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. 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 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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Maine's preferred placement for horses seized by law enforcement agents. Adopt a horse from The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals!

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'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 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 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. more