Bumble® Teams Up With the ASPCA to Help Fidos in Need Find Their Matches

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month this October, the ASPCA has teamed up with the networking app Bumble® to connect potential adopters with their dream dog during our #FindYourFido campaign. To help more Fidos find “the one,” Bumble® will be kicking off #FindYourFido by featuring adoptable dogs in their app from select shelters in five cities across the country […]

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New York Is the Latest State to Reject Pet Leasing

We have good news to report for pets in New York! On September 24, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill outlawing the leasing of dogs and cats in New York.  Puppies sold in pet stores, many of which are sourced from puppy mills, are often accompanied by soaring sticker prices. To make puppies appear more affordable, pet sellers partner with private lending […]

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A Sudden Love Connection Helps Nero Find a Home

Ray Li was on his way to visit a friend in Stuyvesant Town in Manhattan’s Lower East Side when he noticed the ASPCA’s Mobile Adoptions Vehicle parked nearby.  As he neared the vehicle, Ray spotted a black-and-white kitten behind a glass window.  “Our eyes met for less than one second,” Ray explains. “I took a picture, and our eyes met […]

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Nearly 20,000 ASPCA Supporters Raise Their Voices for Pigs

You may remember that last February, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a dangerous proposal that would remove line speed limits at pig slaughterhouses across the country. The removal of limits could allow slaughterhouses to handle a mind-boggling 1,300 or more pigs per hour and risk improper stunning in the rush to process them quickly, causing these vulnerable animals even greater […]

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Two Special Needs Dogs Get a Lift to a Loving Home

Among the victims of severe weather that battered western Kentucky last February was a pair of two-year-old German Shepherd-mixes. Stranded on a hill and marooned by rising floodwaters, the dogs were rescued by Good Samaritans who drove them to a local shelter. “They were very scared, and trembling and whining,” recalls Kathy Baird, Animal Service Coordinator at the Union County […]

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ASPCA Assists in the Removal of Over 30 Dogs from a New York Apartment

Last month, the ASPCA assisted the New York City Police Department (NYPD) in the removal of 33 dogs from a small New York City apartment. The Shih Tzu-mixes were discovered after neighbors complained about excessive barking and a foul smell coming from the apartment. The dogs were found in overcrowded, unkempt conditions and were in need of care and immediate […]

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Skateboarding Cat Amazes the Internet

(Photo Credit: FikMik, Bigstock.com) A real live skateboarding cat has achieved Internet celebrity fame! Get ready to share the latest Fetch! Pet Care video of the week with everyone who loves cats (and even a few naysayers who still believe that a cat can’t be trained). Now, press play and watch the amazing GoPro footage of Didga the incredible skateboarding […]

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8 Imperatives to Prepare for a Pet Sitter – Fetch! Pet Care

Your vacation is scheduled and you prefer to have your pet stay at home while you are away. In choosing the perfect sitter you should of course interview them, check references and make sure the sitter is licensed, bonded and insured, and LOVES pets. But there are some additional steps you should also take to help ensure your pet will receive […]

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