Pet Care

From Humble Beginnings to Blue-Ribbon Winnings

Una encountered many hardships before coming into the care of the West Virginia Horse Network. She had every reason to doubt humans, but against the odds, instantly put her trust in a young rider named Cariana. When Una arrived at West Virginia Horse Network’s (WVHN) main property, there was a flurry of excitement. As part […]

Pet Care

A Recipe for Success for Roux

Elliot W. was volunteering at Asheville Humane Society (AHS) in December 2018, when he met a stray Labrador-mix who’d been picked up by Animal Control officers. Named Wavy Gravy after a 60’s peace activist and entertainer, it turned out that the dog wasn’t as “chill” as his namesake. Sadly, Wavy Gravy was extremely fearful at […]

Pet Care

Subaru Loves Pets, and So Do We!

This October, we’ll be celebrating Subaru Loves Pets Month! Subaru of America. Inc. and its retailers are working once again to help local animal rescues and shelters. During this time, Subaru retailers will be partnering with local animal welfare organizations to promote adoptable pets and host adoption events virtually or in person, as permitted.  In […]

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Popular Fall Plants: Which Ones Are Pet-Friendly?

As the days get shorter and the nights get chillier, it’s no surprise that we like to surround ourselves with things that bring us joy—pets and plants! But some plants aren’t suitable for our furry friends. To help keep animals safe this autumn season, our experts at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) have curated […]

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New Research Confirms Modern Chickens Suffer from Unnatural Growth Rates

Results were released today from a first-of-its-kind study examining how broiler (meat) chickens’ breeds and growth rates influence their welfare. The study eliminates any doubt that the root of chickens’ suffering is their breeding and has the potential to improve the lives of billions of chickens who currently suffer in high numbers from injuries and […]

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Some Extra Special Kitties Need Your Help to Find Homes!

At the ASPCA Adoption Center, we’re so fortunate to have the pleasure of meeting so many special, unique and completely lovable animals every day. And we work our hardest to help these dogs and cats find the homes they deserve. But some of our favorite furry friends have special needs and require special, open-minded adopters. That’s […]