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Marijuana Safety in Pets

With well over half of the states in the United States having legalized medical marijuana—37 to be exact—and 16 states having legalized recreational marijuana, it is quite clear this drug is becoming more and more popular. This likely means that it can be found in more homes, leading to larger exposures in pets.  While marijuana […]

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Bahrain's Story: A Senior Tail

For animal shelters like the ASPCA Adoption Center in Manhattan, adoptions and other animal welfare programs are constantly being modified to maintain those services while minimizing risks to people and pets as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The ASPCA posts photos of available animals on our website, and would-be adopters are encouraged to apply to adopt […]

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ASPCA Assists with Removal of More Than 90 Neglected Dogs from Eastern Ohio Home

At the request of Belmont County Animal Rescue League (BCARL), the ASPCA is on the ground assisting with the rescue of more than 90 neglected, mixed-breed dogs from a property in Shadyside, Ohio. We are supporting the case by providing assistance with operational planning and removal, evidence collection, forensic exams, legal assistance, medical and behavioral […]

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Six Creative Ways the ASPCA Is Advancing Horse Adoption (and Saving Lives!)

The practice of adopting dogs and cats has become wildly popular over the past few decades, resulting in millions of animals being saved. It makes sense; by adopting your pet, resources are freed up to help more vulnerable animals in your community. Horses are no different in that the need for safe rehoming options is […]

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Turning Lessons from COVID-19 into Stronger Protections for Animals

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ASPCA found new ways to support pets, their guardians, and other animal welfare organizations by adopting new protocols and positions—including supporting veterinary telemedicine and urging a moratorium on evictions. Sadly, many animals trapped in underregulated systems (like factory farming and the puppy industry) suffered even more than […]