Pet Care

ASPCA Supports ACC and Other Agencies to Assist Pet Parents Affected by Queens Fire

As part of the NYC Animal Planning Task Force, the ASPCA recently assisted local agencies, including NYC Emergency Management and Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC), with the aftermath of an 8-alarm fire that occurred in a Jackson Heights Queens apartment building on April 6. The following day, we received an update from The Red […]

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Six Reasons to Adopt a Horse

We want to make horse adoption just as commonplace as dog and cat adoption—in our opinion, it’s the smartest way to go about adding a horse to your life! Please read on to learn about the many benefits and advantages to adoption. (If you’re already convinced that adopting a horse is right for you, go […]

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Six Horse Breeds You Should Know

A horse is a horse, of course, of course—but did you know there are over 350 different breeds of horses around the world? That’s about the same as domestic dogs, and waaaaay more than cats! Horses have been carefully bred for thousands of years, leading to a spectacular diversity of horse breeds, sizes and traits. […]

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What Is Dogfighting, Why Does It Still Happen and How Can I Stop It?

National Dogfighting Awareness Day (NDFAD) is on April 8, and we are calling on YOU, our supporters and animal lovers alike, and asking you to take a stand against dogfighting, one of the most horrific forms of animal cruelty. To help you better understand dogfighting and how you can help victims, we compiled a list […]

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Help Us Celebrate Our 155th Birthday with a Facebook® or Instagram® Fundraiser

It’s our 155th birthday–we know, we know we look great for 155! And for our big day, there’s only one present we really want … for our supporters and animal lovers alike to create Facebook or Instagram Fundraisers benefitting the ASPCA. And just for fun, and to make it even easier for you, we are […]