The ASPCA relies on mobile veterinarians to provide life-saving services in the field. That’s why we’re grateful that Congress passed the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, which clarifies that veterinarians may transport and dispense controlled substances in the course of practicing outside of their registered locations.
Living in the home of a hoarder takes a toll on animals, and Comet the cat was no exception. He arrived at the ASPCA with a host of medical and behavioral issues, but thanks to a loving and patient adopter, he has blossomed into a truly “stellar” pet. Read his Happy Tail today!
Lighting up can be just as harmful to your pets as it is to you: a recent study by the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine underscores the link between secondhand smoke and cancer in pets. Learn the stats, symptoms, and what you can do to help keep your animals safe.pet
Every year, hundreds of animals are lost, injured or killed during transport in the cargo holds of airplanes. Today, the ASPCA commends the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for formally addressing this animal welfare problem and expanding airline accountability for these tragedies.