Pet Care

The Extraordinary Recipients of the 2019 ASPCA Humane Awards

blog_hal-winners_111919_main.jpg Every year the ASPCA honors incredible heroes—both animal and human—who demonstrate great commitment and compassion toward furry friends, our lifesaving work to rescue and assist those who need us most, and toward the betterment of animal welfare across the country. These heroes are all doing exceptional work in advancing the ASPCA’s mission of providing […]

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New ASPCA Community Veterinary Center Opens in Florida

blog_miamai-cvc_111419_main.jpg The ASPCA recently celebrated the grand opening of our new ASPCA Community Veterinary Center in Liberty City, Florida, in partnership with Miami-Dade Animal Services (MDAS) and Miami-Dade County. The new Veterinary Center provides affordable and accessible veterinary services to pets and their guardians in Miami-Dade County, including the Liberty City area—a critically underserved community with limited […]

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ASPCA Assists in Rescuing At-Risk Animals Displaced by Kincade Fire in California

blog_kincade-fire_103119_main.jpg At the request of Sonoma County Animal Services (SCAS), the ASPCA is on the ground assisting animals impacted by the Kincade wildfire that has devastated Northern California. The ASPCA’s team of disaster response professionals deployed with emergency response equipment and is fulfilling animal search-and-rescue requests and providing welfare checks for non-evacuated animals. SCAS has […]

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Animal Businesses Must Be PREPARED for Major Disasters—Take Action!

blog_prepared-act_020719_main.jpg Whether it’s wildfires in the West, hurricanes on the Gulf Coast or tornadoes in the Midwest, the ASPCA has seen firsthand the severe toll disasters have on people and animals. Our Field Investigations and Response team is committed to ensuring communities are not only prepared before disasters, but are supported as they recover by aiding homeless […]

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Big Love for One Big Dog: How Lance Found His Match

https://www.youtube.com/embed//yqTMV4Z4HFU When you see Lance now—coming in at just over 100 lb. with a big, goofy smile and tongue hanging out—you’d never suspect that he’d been anywhere other than with his current family. As Lance, his adopter Brad A., and Brad’s son Brendan all walk to their local park in Long Island City, the trio […]

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Uncovering the Facts: Myths on Vitamins and Weight Loss Supplements

untitled-2.jpg You may have recently started a new vitamin regiment, or maybe you’re interested in trying a new weight loss supplement. Either way, like with most supplements, there are dangers that could affect your furry friends. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center has everything you need to know about myths surrounding vitamins and weight loss […]