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Who Made the Cut? Five Adoptable Horses with Fabulous Hair!

Have you herd the news? May is #AdoptAHorse Month, a celebratory time to explore horse adoption and help horses find loving new homes. Right now, there are hundreds of adoptable horses looking for homes across the country.  And the horses themselves? It’s fair to say they’re getting their hair done and putting their best hoof […]

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Keep Your Pets Safe from Fleas and Ticks

The weather is getting warmer, so you know what that means—more time 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 keeping your pet safe from fleas and ticks during the […]

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Your Votes Have Been Counted! See the Winning Mini Horse Name

One special little Miniature Horse needed your help—he needed a neigh-m! Earlier this week, we asked you to vote for your favorite option: Hairy Styles, Taika, Milkshake or Terk. Ready to hear the whinny-ing name?    This Mini’s new name is Milkshake! If you voted for the winner, know that we’re clapping our hooves and […]

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Top 10 Funniest Pet Names of 2021

During 2021, our staff at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) assisted 401,550 animals. With each call, they kept track of the pets’ names and at the end of the year, compiled a list of the funniest, most creative names they received calls about. Check out the incredible pet names below! Source: Read Full Article

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Five Benefits of Adopting Your #RightHorse

There has never been a better time to explore equine adoption—as the ASPCA’s Right Horse Adoption Partners are committed to helping you find your next horse. Adoptable horses are just like the loveable, capable horses you will find available for sale, and there are many exciting benefits to adopting. Here are five special perks when […]

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Defying the Odds: Athena’s Story

https://www.youtube.com/embed//G2tNGjKHFmk Amanda was in the saddle before she could walk. She spent her childhood sharing her parents’ love of horses, a passion that led her to volunteer at a local rescue as an adult. It was there that she met a horse named Athena. Athena was thin, having experienced a period of neglect prior to […]

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Sudden Allergic Reaction Prompts a Queen’s Visit

Jonayra B. had just returned home from a 15-minute errand when she discovered her five-month-old Chihuahua, Queen, in distress. “Her whole face and her limbs were swollen,” says Jonayra. “I was confused and didn’t know what to do. There are no emergency veterinary clinics near my house.” Jonayra, who lives in East New York, Brooklyn […]

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Can You Spot the Pony?

In honor of May being Adopt a Horse Month, we invite you to put your knowledge to the test. Did you know that there’s a difference between “ponies” and “horses”? They are the same species but they are not the same category. There’s one little detail that determines if an equine fits into the “pony” […]

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Equine Adoption: A Childhood Dream Come True

Jessica was captivated by the magic of horses from an early age. Eager to learn and unable to own a horse of her own, she seized every opportunity to spend time with horses and develop her riding skills. Jessica regularly attended riding camps and practiced her horsemanship by riding friends’ horses. As Jessica grew older, […]

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Gardening Safety 101: Your Guide to Keeping Your Pet Safe

Spring has sprung and we are itching to get outside and spend some time in the garden! But before you do, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) has some helpful tips to keep your furry friends safe in your springtime garden. Plant with a Plan  While many plants may be gorgeous additions to your garden, there […]