Giving Thanks The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, New England’s premier shelter for horses, like many social service organizations, is thankful year round for its donors and volunteers. Each day its community of individuals contributes to the resources that support the rehabilitation and rehoming of Maine horses who were once abused and […]
Chris Rogers of Raymond James and his wife, Nova; Amy from People’s United Bank; Samantha from Texas Roadhouse at our Buy-A-Bale stall Thank you to the close to 2500 guests who visited the River Road Farm for another wonderful Christmas Open House for the Horses! There was beautiful weather and everyone had so much fun […]
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The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals is thrilled to announce that it is now accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS). Accreditation signifies that Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care standards which are confirmed by a comprehensive site visit. Accreditation also […]
The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals would not be where it is today without the leadership and devotion of Marilyn L. Goodreau. Beginning in 1974, MSSPA President Lawrence J. Keddy and Marilyn artfully guided the Society forward, holding steadfast to the mission of ending animal neglect and abuse. Under Marilyn’s direction, countless […]
The hay lofts are getting close to capacity but we still need your help to reach our goal of 20,000 bales of hay. That is a bale of hay a day for each horse at The Society. Nearly 1,000 generous supporters from across the country (23 states!) have helped to raise $90,994 so far. To those […]
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What do you get when you add one plump palomino pony to one colorful aqua-canine doing really good work together? You guessed it! MSSPA mascot Baxter and Slugger the Sea Dog! These two teamed up once again to help feed abused, neglect horses at New England’s premier shelter for horses. Our favorite two big […]
Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals Celebrates Maine Horse Jubilee & ASPCA Help A Horse Day Sunday, April 23 – 1 to 3 pm 279 River Road, Windham The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals will be celebrating the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) […]
Once again, SUNSHINE SPELLS SUCCESS! Please take a moment to take our quick survey and provide your valuable feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCLFDFP Bright, sunny skies combined with gorgeous horses and friendly folks added up to another successful Christmas Open House for the Horses at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, New England’s premier horse […]
FREE EVENT! Meet the Horses Enjoy Warm Drinks and Holiday Treats Sleigh Rides (or wagon rides if no snow) ->THIS YEAR, EVEN MORE SLEIGHS! Children’s Craft Stall Christmas Gifts Available Get a Photo with the MSSPA Mascot, Baxter Great Raffles (Christmas Shopping) Click here to RSVP and invite your friends on Facebook!
(Windham, Maine) October 27, 2016: Nine (9) emaciated horses were removed from their neglectful owner by Maine law enforcement agents and placed at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals. The herd was living in Washington County without food, adequate water or protection from the elements as required by Maine law. Today, the […]