Pet Care

10 Ways to Help Dogs in Need This Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, otherwise known as Dogtober, and we want to give you the tools and information you need to get involved this month and help animals in need! But there isn’t just one way to help give back to shelter dogs. Here are our top 10 ways you can help […]

Pet Care

Top 10 Funniest Pet Names of 2020

During 2020, our staff at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received calls from hundreds of thousands of pet parents. 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 Care

The Top 10 Male and Female Pet Names of 2020

Throughout 2020, our veterinarians at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) helped over 370,590 animals. During this time, they kept records of each and every case and at the end of the year, rounded up the records and pulled together both the top 10 male and female pet names they received calls about in 2020. See […]

Pet Care

The Official Top 10 Pet Toxins of 2020

Every year, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) compiles a list of the top toxins commonly reported that year. In 2020 alone, APCC helped more than 370,500 animals, providing their pet parents with lifesaving information and easy-to-use safety guides. This week is National Poison Prevention Week, and the perfect time to share the top […]

Health News

Less than 10 percent of U.S. population has antibodies to SARS-CoV-2

(HealthDay)—Fewer than 10 percent of the U.S. adult population formed antibodies against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) during the first wave of the pandemic, according to a study published online Sept. 25 in The Lancet. Shuchi Anand, M.D., from the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California, and colleagues conducted a […]