Pet Care

Here’s What to Do If Your Pet Is Scared of Fireworks

The Fourth of July is just a few days away and we have our grills and bathing suits ready! While many people are gearing up with fireworks, lots of pet parents are worried about their fearful pets as the loud noises can be scary for our furry friends. However, with a little planning (thanks to […]

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Red Goes from a Life of Neglect to a Home of Love

On January 18, 21 dogs, seven cats and nine reptiles were discovered living in deplorable conditions during the execution of a search warrant in a Brooklyn apartment. The NYPD, with the assistance of the ASPCA, seized the animals. The ASPCA took in the cats and dogs, and the reptiles went to the Center for Avian and Exotic […]

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One Lucky Pup Spends ‘Take Your Dog to Work Day’ with the NYPD!

In honor of Take Your Dog to Work Day on June 24, one lucky ASPCA rescue dog spent the day out with NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell at the NYPD Headquarters at One Police Plaza.  Connor, a two-year-old Husky, was rescued by an NYPD officer on April 1, after he was found in a home underweight, […]

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The Essentials of Essential Oils Around Pets

While essential oils have been around for a long time, in recent years their popularity has seemed to have picked up. If you’ve been on social media lately, I’m sure you’ve seen a few ads! These oils may have health benefits for humans, like clearing nasal congestion or soothing anxiety, but are they safe for […]

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New York City Introduces Bill to Support Good Food Sourcing

On June 16, 2022, the New York City Council introduced new legislation Intro. 517 to implement the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP). The GFPP is a values-based procurement program that gives public institutions like schools and municipal governments the tools they need to source food that supports key value categories: animal welfare, nutrition, local economies, […]