Pet Care

A Second Chance for Soba

Second chances happen every day at the ASPCA—cruelty victims become beloved family pets, homeless animals settle into new digs, and so many are finally given the love they deserve. Rescue dogs are so much more than their pasts or their breed, and we are so fortunate to be able to make so many happy endings […]

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A Blessing for Benji—and the Residents of Liberty City.

It was a hot June day when Virginia W. noticed that her 10-year-old Shepherd-mix, Benji, was listless and coughing. “He wasn’t feeling good,” Virginia recalls. “He didn’t look like himself. I knew there was something going on.” A resident of Liberty City in Miami, Virginia had visited the  new ASPCA Community Veterinary Center (CVC) last […]

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Animal Welfare Groups Impacted by Pandemic Bolstered by ASPCA Funds

Organizations nationwide have been assisted by the our  COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Initiative, a multi-million dollar effort benefitting pets and animal welfare groups affected by the pandemic. Our response is a lifeline in emergencies like this, and thanks to our ASPCA Guardians, we can reach animals and communities who desperately need us. As part of the […]

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Is Fostering a Mistake? Get the REAL Scoop on Foster Dogs

During the month of October, we’re taking time to celebrate our rescued canine counterparts and encourage our friends nationwide to open their hearts and their homes to a dog in need—even if just temporarily as a foster caregiver.  An important step in the journeys of countless shelter animals is time in foster homes, and sadly, […]

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Two Major Chicken Producers Commit to Better Welfare

We are proud to have worked with Mary’s Free Range Chicken and Naked Truth Chicken to develop these companies’ recent commitments to raising healthier breeds of chickens in more humane conditions in line with the ASPCA-supported Better Chicken Commitment. The Better Chicken Commitment is a set of standards at the heart of a global campaign […]

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Finding Help and Hope After a Hurricane

A day before Hurricane Laura slammed into Louisiana on August 27, Henry “Andy” Roach made one of the hardest decisions of his life. He only had room in his pickup truck for the four adults he needed to evacuate, including his 88-year-old mother, and had no choice but to leave behind his two beloved dogs, […]