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How A Tiny Dog Healed A Huge Loss

Margaret with her daughters Taline and Nora, after adopting Cosette. In April 2020, Margaret J. suffered the greatest loss of her life when her husband of 21 years—and father to their two daughters, Taline, 20, and Nora, 17—died of COVID-19. “He was my Harry,” says Margaret about her husband, who emigrated to the United States […]

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Helping a Pet Owner in Miami, One Cat at a Time

Like many of his animal-loving neighbors in Liberty City, Miami, Anthony “Tony” D. watched eagerly as the ASPCA Community Veterinary Center (CVC) was being constructed. “I’ve lived in the Liberty City area for a number of years and watched the Center go up,” says Tony. “I looked forward to its opening.”  Recommended: Study shows positive […]

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90 Rescued Dogs Are On the Road to Recovery

In May, the ASPCA assisted in the rescue of more than 90 dogs from a dilapidated, single-wide trailer in Ohio. Many of the dogs were found with untreated medical conditions like skin infections, severe vision impairment, open wounds and bite marks. Some were found pregnant, and many were extremely fearful. Since the rescue, the dogs […]

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Chief Needs a Home!

Want to help a well deserving dog live his best life? Meet Chief! Described by his previous family as “a big teddy bear,” Chief hasn’t really been a fan of the shelter. We want nothing more than to get him into a home where he can let that teddy bear side shine, and we’re calling […]

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Where’s Wally? In a New Home!

Cat and Justin were looking to expand their family by four paws but were having trouble finding the right canine to fit their family. After months of looking for a mellow, older companion for their five-year-old Labrador-mix, Finn, they remained optimistic and hoped that the right dog would eventually cross their path. One fateful day […]

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Historic U.S. House Vote to End Horse Slaughter

In a momentous victory last night, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to ban the slaughter of our nation’s equines, supporting the Carter-Fitzpatrick amendment to the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3864), a sweeping transportation and infrastructure bill. Our deepest thanks go out to Representatives Troy Carter (D-LA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), who eloquently made […]

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Four Ways Fourth of July Fireworks Can Harm Our Pets

The Fourth of July is just a few days away! While some of us may want to kick back and enjoy a fireworks show at the end of the night, it’s important to remember that the loud noises can be frightening and chemicals from fireworks are not safe for our furry friends. In order to […]