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ASPCA Behavior Team Helps Turn Terrified Dog into Loving Pet

Last December, dancer Kathlenne “Kat” B. and her boyfriend Connor M., a musician, moved to New York City from Orange County, New York to grow their careers. As part of that new chapter in their lives, they also wanted to adopt a dog. Once the couple rented an apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, they […]

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What New York’s Cat Lovers Should Know About Pet Shop Kittens

A bill that’s currently pending before the New York State Legislature to shut down the puppy mill pipeline won’t just protect puppies and dogs—if passed, it will also end the sale of kittens in New York pet stores. Our feline friends need these protections since pet stores sell kittens from the same cruel commercial industry […]

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Butter-Stealing Witches and 9 Other Bizarre Superstitions about Horses

People have been interacting with and caring for horses for thousands of years—and over the millennia, some pretty odd beliefs came into being! Horse-keeping practices have evolved over time, but these superstitions and myths continue to be passed down from one generation of horse lovers to the next. If you choose to adopt a horse, […]

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Are You Looking for a Valentine?

Valentine, aka Val, is a social little guy who loves attention, is very smart, outgoing and playfully curious. He takes some time to warm up to people but once he does, he will be your best friend! Val loves to play with toys–including pipe cleaners, string and feather wand toys, balls and laser pointers–and other […]

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Become One with Unity!

This sassy little kitty, Unity, likes things her way. Unity can be found dashing around the apartment every morning, anticipating her breakfast. But all that spazzing out leaves her tired in the afternoon, so she’s sure to be snoozing the day away within her people’s vicinity.  When she’s not sleeping, Unity loves attention and pets, […]