On Sunday, January 26th, the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals hosted its 2019 Volunteer Celebration, which capped off a year of volunteer milestones and successes. At the event, which was held at the River Road shelter, nearly 100 guests from the robust volunteer program came together with their families and MSSPA staff […]
HAY, HAY, HAY, IT’S WINDY’S FIRST BIRTHDAY! Join us at the Society’s River Road farm for party games and activities, a performance by the birthday boy with trainer Chris Lombard, goodies, and more… $35 suggested Buy-A-Bale donation per family. Please RSVP to [email protected] or on the Facebook event page so there is enough cake to […]
MSSPA is once again open to the public – visitors are welcome any day from 1pm to 4pm! PRESS RELEASE Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals Identifies Rescue Horse Infected with Streptococcus Equine January 1, 2020 – The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals (MSSPA), New England’s premier equine rescue and […]
Thank you for saving lives with MSSPA since 1872. Please enjoy this brief retrospective celebrating our most successful year ever as we gallop into 2020!
Join your family and friends every Saturday and Sunday afternoon from November 30, 2019 to December 22, 2019 between 1 pm and 4 pm at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals‘ Keddy arena. Enjoy complimentary holiday swag as well as beverages and treats – thank you to The Wolak Group and Dunkin’! […]
Thank you to all who voted for the horses in the Better NEIGHbor contest! Thank you also to Town & Country Federal Credit Union for its dedication to Maine people and their communities. And a shire-sized shoutout to the other grant recipients:Animal Refuge League of Greater PortlandCenter for WildlifeFriendship HouseLearn Around the World Network, Inc.Maine Narrow Guage […]
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Join MSSPA staff and volunteers on Saturday, September 28th, 10 am to 2 pm, in MSSPA’s Keddy-Goodreau Equine Rehabilitation Facility for a fall Take It Away Day. Generous Society supporters make a lot of in-kind donations to the MSSPA – so many that we can’t use them all. But they can go to good use […]
Personal, peer-to-peer fundraising for your favorite charity is an effective way to make a difference. Don’t believe us? Just ask our friends and fabulous supporters Jami Bouley and Paul Gagne. With a little help from lots of their friends and family, Jami and Paul had a party to benefit the horses at River Road farm. […]
Thank you to Maine’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Commissioner Amanda Beal and Bureau Director Nancy McBrady for traveling to the River Road Farm and meeting some of the horses undergoing rehabilitation from owner-inflicted abuse and neglect. Pictured here with Dusty, Commissioner Beal and Bureau Director McBrady were joined by several MSSPA directors and […]
The summer 2019 edition of The Society Pages is chock full of wonderful news and photos. Check it out for adoption updates, news about the latest happenings at New England’s premier horse shelter, and so much more.
MSSPA is excited to share that Robyn Cuffey of Photo Finish Farm has been selected as a WMTW News 8 Community Champion. Internationally recognized as a superior carriage driving professional, Robyn also is a celebrated competitive dressage champion. She has been retraining and rehoming retired Standardbred horses for over 35 years now and has collaborated […]