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 days.” She’s done well in […]

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Suspected Dogfighting Victims in Our Care

This summer, the ASPCA assisted with the removal of 81 dogs out of a total 89 who were rescued from an alleged dogfighting ring operating across Long Island, in New York City and in several other states. The majority of those dogs were brought to an emergency ASPCA shelter—and more than two months later, we are still dedicated to their […]

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7 Scary Things About Factory Farming

Like scenes out of a horror movie, billions of animals are trapped in a terrifying place … a place lurking with disease … on a toxic landscape scarred by pollution. Scarier still is that the horror of factory farming is deliberately masqueraded as idyllic family farms by trickster marketing designed to keep caring Americans from helping.  This Halloween, we highlight […]

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Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections Linked to Pet Store Puppies

Researchers have been tracking a drug-resistant bacteria transmitted from pet store puppies to humans–Campylobacter jejuni. Findings are outlined in a recent report published in JAMA Network Open. Campylobacter is an infection that can cause intestinal problems in people exposed to undercooked food or contaminated water. The infection might be uncomfortable, but typically people recover on their own. Older people, pregnant […]

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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 to trust humans again. Which […]

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Are You Ready to Double Dutch Your Way into Love?

Meet Dutch! This handsome senior man is nothing other than a loveable gentleman—what more could you ask for? Dutch is thriving in his foster home and can’t wait to thrive with you, too!  According to the people that know him best, Dutch settles in “pretty quickly,” enjoys following his people around, getting butt scratches, head kisses and chewing on treats. […]

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Pet Safety Tips: How to Keep Your Pet Safe in Fall

Goodbye, hot, sticky weather! Hello, crisp, cool air! Fall is here and our pets are likely more excited for the change of seasons than we are. But as the leaves change and the apple cider gets stocked on shelves, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) wants to remind you of the hazards that come along with the cooler weather.  […]

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Ride in Style: Decoding Horseback Riding

If you’ve been thinking about trying your hoof at horseback riding and have dreamed of getting more involved with horses, know that there are many exciting riding styles and equine sports to discover. And, there are horses looking for homes right now who already have various levels of training.   Learn about the two major styles of riding as you […]

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