Pet Care

Update: Animals from Massive Farm Cruelty Case Continue to Heal

blog_westport-update_091819_main.jpg Beginning in late July 2016, the ASPCA assisted in a cruelty case that would prove to be the largest-ever farm animal cruelty case in the Northeast. Close to 1,400 animals had been discovered living in deplorable and unsafe conditions on a 70-acre property in Westport, Massachusetts, that summer. Over the following few months, we helped with […]

Pet Care

Two Former Competitors Find a New Purpose

woodydustyblogbanner.jpg Best friends Dusty and Woody were in need of a little extra horse-pitality. At 16 and 18 years old, the former Western event competitors suffered from lameness issues. When their owner sold his farm last year and was no longer able to take care of the pair, he called the ASPCA Regional Support Center, […]

Pet Care

Zeppoli Finds a New Home by a “Chance” Encounter

happytail_zeppoli_090519_main.jpg As an adoring pet parent, Debbie B. has cared for several cats over the years. In September 2009, she was looking to add a new feline to her family. As an advocate for adoption, Debbie chose to visit the ASPCA Adoption Center and found Clooney—a beautiful bright orange kitty.  Clooney brought so much joy to Debbie’s […]

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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 […]

Pet Care

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 […]