Pet Care

You Have to Meet Gusto!

Mucho Gusto! If you have a soft spot for sweet seniors, you have to meet Gusto! With his tiny feet and disproportionate body, Gusto has been affectionately described as a “misshapen potato of love!” He greets everyone with chirps and meows and enjoys sitting on laps, receiving rubs and scratches and sending the occasional email […]

Pet Care

Kayak Is Here to Take You on a Wild Ride

As you may have guessed from her name, Kayak loves outdoor adventures and would love an adopter who wants to take her along! The people who know Kayak best tell us “she has a relaxed and sweet demeanor,” “loves sitting down and relaxing by the river” and “enjoys watching boats and other things on beautiful […]

Pet Care

Will You Help Give Autumn Her Second Chance?

Just in time for Autumn, our girl Autumn is ready to find a loving home! But we need your help.  Autumn arrived at the ASPCA after being found with a gunshot wound to the neck. Luckily and miraculously, this resilient girl survived and fully recovered. Understandably, Autumn is a nervous gal and is learning how […]

Health News

How should you sleep during pregnancy?

One of the first questions you may ask when you get pregnant is how should you sleep during pregnancy? You may have been told it’s essential to lie on your side during pregnancy, and even warned you could be harming your baby if you lie on your back.  Here, we take a look at the […]

Pet Care

What Can You Do for Your Pet’s Storm Phobia?

Does your pet shake, pace or drool when a storm rolls through? Do they try to run out of the door and chew or dig through a wall or the floor? If so, don’t worry—you’re not alone! Thunderstorm phobia, also known as Astraphobia, or fear of thunderstorms, is a common issue in dogs. However, their […]

Kids Health

What You Didn’t Know About Kathy Griffin’s Mansion

Ovidiu Hrubaru/Shutterstock By Haley Van Horn/Sept. 2, 2021 2:12 pm EDT Kathy Griffin is a comedy legend — she’s been making people laugh for decades. According to The Chicago Tribune, Griffin has made over $75 million just from making people laugh. From her appearances on “Seinfeld” to her show Bravo show “My Life on the D […]

Health News

Should You Apply Bug Repellent Or Sunscreen First?

Experts agree that daily sunscreen is a must, not only to minimize the emergence of new wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots, but also to help reduce the risk of skin-related cancers, like melanoma (via Skin Cancer Foundation). In addition to SPF, when outdoors, especially in the warmer weather, you might also want to use bug repellent […]

Pet Care

Can You Give Your Pets an Antihistamine?

Allergy season is in full bloom, which unfortunately means lots of pollen in the air causing runny noses, coughs and scratchy throats. To prevent allergy symptoms, many people turn to antihistamines, and sometimes they’re even used for our pets’ allergies!  Given at a therapeutic dose, some antihistamines are safe for our furry friends. However, an […]