The ASPCA collaborates with farmers across the country who are committed to higher animal welfare standards and who are so vividly demonstrating that there are humane and viable alternatives to factory farming when it comes to raising animals for food. As Congress continues to shape the 2023 Farm Bill, we are working to ensure that the […]
How to Keep Your Pets Safe During Flea and Tick Season
With the weather warming up, pet parents are taking the opportunity to go on longer walks and spend time with their pets in the great outdoors. Unfortunately, more time outdoors means more opportunities for your pet to catch fleas and ticks. So, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) wants to remind you of the importance of […]
These Bonded Bros Love to Snuggle and Play!
Looking for a pair of playful and curious brothers to join your family in the Los Angeles area? This adventurous duo may be perfect for you! Rocky and Bullwinkle are here to save the day! Rocky is a handsome guy with a sweet personality. His dark tabby markings on his forehead make him look like […]
One Right Horse Opens a Whole New World for 12-Year-Old
Camdyn W. was hoping to adopt a horse for her twelfth birthday when she came across Tatum, an American Saddlebred gelding in his 20s, on the ASPCA’s adoptable horse listing site, My Right Horse (MRH). “I looked at several horses, but when I saw Tatum, I knew he was the one,” says Camdyn. “My other horse, Huckleberry, […]
ASPCA, NYC Agencies and Local Youth Work Together to Help Community Cats
The ASPCA Community Engagement staff recently held a series of workshops for the NYPD’s Law Enforcement Explorers and NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services’ Youth Leadership Council to build something creative and exciting but very beneficial: shelters for community cats. At workshops in local libraries and schools, the teams worked together to build nearly 25 community cat shelters for cat caretakers […]
How to Safely Treat Your House with Insecticides
As the weather warms, we start to see more of our smallest neighbors—insects. While these tiny creatures are an essential part of our ecosystem, their populations can sometimes grow out of control, becoming a nuisance or even a danger. In these cases, many turn to chemical defense in the form of insecticides to keep the […]
Interview: Horse Chat with Carson Kressley!
Carson Kressley is well known for cutting-edge fashion design and his unforgettable star turns on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, RuPaul’s Drag Race and other hit television shows. But many people don’t know that Kressley is an avid horse enthusiast and equestrian! We caught up with Kressley just in time for Adopt a Horse […]
Triumphant Titan Wants to Conquer the World with You!
Looking for a tri-state area climbing partner to scale Mount Olympus with you? Titan is ready and willing to be at your side! Here at the Adoption Center, we’re giant fans of Titan—and for good reason! Though he’s a big fellow, he won’t pull you up the mountain or down the block. He’s far more […]
Congratulations – You're Thinking About Adopting a Horse!
Congratulations! You’ve decided to bring a new horse home and are excited to investigate equine adoption. As you start the search for your new equine bestie, there are a few important questions to ask yourself. These’ll help guide your search and ensure you end up with your right horse. 1. What are your goals with […]
A Fairytale Ending For Fiona
Brooke L.’s horse-crazy daughter, Riley, had been taking riding lessons for two years before the family decided to visit Equine Affaire in Columbus, Ohio. The four-day, April expo attracts thousands of equine enthusiasts for shopping, competitions and demonstrations. Riley was delighted by the event and begged her parents to visit the Breeds Barn so she […]