Pet Care

On the Scene: Animals Rescued from Neglect

On Thursday, September 16, the ASPCA assisted the Caruthersville Police Department with the rescue of 20 animals from filthy, unsafe conditions in southeast Missouri. In the care of the ASPCA, these dogs will receive the medical treatment and behavioral work they need to aid in their recovery and prepare them for adoption.  The ASPCA depends […]

Health News

Right light on the mother’s belly may be important to the fetus

There may be a link between exposure to light during pregnancy and fetal brain development. New findings by researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, working in collaboration with American colleagues, may provide better understanding of certain neurological diseases later in life. “Ultimately, this discovery may open up possibilities for using the right kind of light stimulation […]

Pet Care

California Ban on a Cruel Practice Set to Take Effect—and the Meat Industry Is Fighting Tooth and Nail to Stop It

By: Paul Willis, Niman Ranch Founding Hog Farmer and Nancy Roulston, Sr. Director of Corporate Policy, ASPCA It’s time for the pig farming industry to stop fighting the future of agriculture and embrace public demand for higher welfare practices. The majority of the pig farming industry is still using gestation crates—confining pregnant pigs for nearly […]

Kids Health

The Best Hammocks On Amazon In 2021

All prices are current as of time of publication. If you click a link and buy a product from a merchant, we may be paid an affiliate commission. Whether you’re hiking in the mountains or lounging in your backyard, chances are you will always find a use for a hammock, once you have one. Hammocks […]

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CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines

The nation’s top health agency is expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging, according to a federal official. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to release the data. […]

Kids Health

This Couch Went Viral On TikTok, Heres Why

TikTok is the capitalist crystal ball that seems to predict many people’s upcoming purchases. The video app coerces gently, like a never-ending shop display of everything you never knew you needed. Before long, you might be one of the 4 billion viewers of a product uploading to #TikTokMadeMeBuyIt — whether it’s a viral Zara dress […]

Pet Care

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 […]