September is National Preparedness Month, and we’re helping pet parents get ready to face a natural disaster or emergency before it strikes. Here are three things you can do this month to help your pets weather a storm.
When a mini dachshund named Aaron was surrendered to the ASPCA, he had a whole host of behavioral and medical problems—including a broken leg. We knew that we would need a patient adopter willing to earn his trust, and fortunately, a lifelong dachshund-lover named Marissa was up for the challenge.
ASPCA volunteers give their time and love to animals in our care, and we rely on them to help with many aspects of our shelter operations. If you’re thinking of joining our volunteer team, read up on the requirements, opportunities, and application process now.
What should you do if you come across a stray animal? If you find a lost cat or dog, it’s best to take the animal to your local shelter. Wildlife rehabilitators will help in the case of an injured or orphaned bird, squirrel or rabbit.
Fresh Step litter, a longtime supporter of the ASPCA, is upping its commitment to cats and shelters in need with the launch of Million Meow Mission, a program giving shoppers a new way to help homeless cats lead happier, healthier lives.