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About

Salem Animal Rescue League is a no-kill animal shelter. We believe in providing a safe haven, compassionate care, and new permanent homes for all.

We vow to help every animal we can: those suffering from disease or injury, those who face discrimination because of their breed, and especially those whose only hope for a happy ending is us.

SARL Mission

The Salem Animal Rescue League (SARL) saves the lives of abandoned, neglected and injured animals by providing a safe haven, compassionate care and new permanent homes for them. 

SARL educates and promotes awareness about humane care and treatment of animals and is committed to reducing overpopulation primarily through its 100% spay/neuter policy to improve the quality of life of the animals and public we serve.

SARL Vision

To be the premier Regional animal shelter recognized for: 

•    Personalized adoption services enabling a healthy match between animals and family
•    Excellence in animal welfare
•    Broad community partnership with sustainable financial stewardship

Our History

The Salem Animal Rescue League (SARL) was formed in 1992 with the goal of rescuing 50 stray and unwanted animals in the Salem, NH area. During that year, SARL rescued a total of 157 animals, affirming the need for an alternative to traditional municipal animal control. SARL's history is one of community interaction with police, town government and the people of the community. Today, the Salem Animal Rescue League rescues and adopts close to 800 dogs and cats per year. We are a no-kill animal shelter; we never euthanize due to limitations of space or time.

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Our Campus.

Our Story

Finding Forever - A SARL Documentary

Our Team

Meet Our Team

Meet our team that is passionate about SARL.

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Anthony Grieco

Executive Director

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Tiffany Martin

Feline Manager

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Abigail Cote

Animal Care/Adoption Counselor

Hannah Kinsey

Shelter Manager

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Danielle Reposa

Canine Manager

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Sierra Bairett

Animal Care Tech

Dr. Tumkur Narasimhan

Veterinarian

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Sarah Blatchford

Veterinary Technician Manager

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Sarah Peck

Animal Care Technician/ Adoption Counselor

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Salem Animal Rescue League is governed by volunteer leadership that advances our mission through fiscal responsibility and ensures that our rescue is in line with animal welfare best practices.
Officers

Lisa Walker, President

Financial Advisor

Edward Jones

Robin Cino, Vice President

Marketing Director

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Cheri Maw, Vice President

Independent IT Consultant 

Linda Matthews, Secretary

Independent Consultant

Treasurer

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Directors

Officer Corie Bliss

Salem Police

Joanne Flynn

Owner

Windham Country Club

Erin Bryant Hall

Principal Scientist and Clinical Veterinarian

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Ann Marie Marshall

Software Engineer, VP

Loomis Sayles & Co, LP

 

Kate Silva

Head of Quality Service

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Sue Spengler

Realtor Lic. NH & MA

eXp Realty

JoAnne Desrosiers

Branch Service Manager 

Enterprise Bank

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SARL Alumna

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