About Us

MAC, Inc. is a statewide, not-for-profit organization formed in February of 2000 to promote collaboration among those who work in animal welfare, both professionals and volunteers.

By joining together, MAC members have created strong alliances and developed new programs and initiatives. Ever increasing numbers of Massachusetts animals have benefited from this cooperation.

MAC Members Include:

  • Animal control officers
  • Veterinarians
  • Representatives from all types of shelters
  • Canine breed rescue
  • Feline rescue
  • Pet supply retailers
  • Cruelty investigators
  • Attorneys

For a list of organizations who are MAC members, click here.

Meet the Board

Please click here to meet the board.

Membership

We have several options for membership. Answers to common questions about MAC membership options can be found in our Membership page.

Mission Statement

The mission of MAC is to maintain a leadership role within the Massachusetts animal welfare community using sustainable, effective and widely used forums for dialogue and strategic collaboration to reduce the number of homeless, neglected, displaced and abused companion animals.

What We Do

MAC members and volunteers have joined together to create task forces (some temporary until a specific problem is resolved and some more permanent, that become programs) to work collaboratively on specific projects including:

Current programs:

Current task forces:

Past task forces:

  • Feral Cats
  • Reshaping the Shelter Image
  • Behavioral Evaluation of Shelter Dogs
  • ACO/Shelter Support
  • Rabies Clinic Task Force
  • Foster Care
  • Resource Directory

Meetings

Members meet three times a year. Information about upcoming meetings, which are held at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton, MA, can be found here.

Meetings feature invited speakers. Each meeting includes an opportunity for members to update others about progress with their task forces. MAC meetings promote vigorous discussion and positive interactions, and the animals benefit as a result.

MAC Volunteers

We are always searching for volunteers to serve on MAC task forces. If you are not an animal care professional, we can still use your help! You don’t need lots of experience. The only requirement is that you care about helping animals.

Media Coverage

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How to Reach Us

Massachusetts Animal Coalition
P.O. Box 766
Westborough, MA 01581
info@massanimalcoalition.org
(978) 779-9880