Pet Care

New Jersey Says No to Pet Leasing

blog_nj-pet-leasing_082119_main.png We have great news for New Jersey’s pets! On August 9, Governor Murphy signed a bill that will finally outlaw New Jersey pet stores’ inhumane practice of leasing dogs and cats. Puppies sold in pet stores and online—primarily sourced from puppy mills—are often accompanied by soaring sticker prices. To make puppies appear more affordable, pet sellers […]

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Kimchi Spices Up Her New Adopter’s Life

happytail_kimchi_082119_main.png Sidnee D. grew up with animals her whole life. She and her family have always been advocates for adoption rather than purchasing a pet from a breeder or pet store. She really missed the love and companionship of a dog who brought so much joy to her childhood. When Sidnee had settled into her […]

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New York City Moves Toward More Humane Food Sourcing

On Wednesday, August 14, legislation to implement the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP) was introduced in the New York City Council. This food-procurement tool, which the ASPCA actively supports in cities across the country as part of our broader Shop With Your Heart program, helps school systems, municipalities and other public entities source food that […]

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Pets and Sunscreen: Don’t Get Burned by the Myths!

blog_apcc-sunscreen_080719_main.png When you are outside on a summer day, sunscreen is usually something you have on hand. We are all aware of the risks of prolonged sun exposure in people—from superficial wrinkles to dangerous skin cancer and damaging burns—and using sunscreen can help prevent all these things. While sunscreen is good for us, what about […]

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Join Us for Our Clear the Shelters 2019 Adoption Event!

blog_clear-shelters-promo_080719_main.png Malcolm is currently available at the ASPCA Adoption Center Come meet your new BFF! On August 17 2019, the ASPCA Adoption Center will be welcoming guests to celebrate our fifth annual Clear the Shelters adoption event! But this exciting event doesn’t stop at our Adoption Center—it’s a call across the country for adoption. Hundreds of shelters […]