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Contact Us

Thank you for contacting the ASPCA. To help us use our staff's time more effectively, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions first, to see if your question has already been answered.

Helping Animals

1. Report Cruelty:
In New York City: 311 (or 911 for crimes in progress)
In NJ: (800) 582-5979 / online form
Outside NYC and NJ: Reporting Cruelty FAQ.

2. Found/Lost/Stray Animals:
NYC Only: Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) at 311
Outside of NYC: Find a Shelter Database

3. Humane Legislation and Lobbying:
[email protected]

4. Volunteer:
ASPCA Adoption Center in NYC Only: Learn More
Outside of NYC: Contact your local shelter for volunteer opportunities.


NYC Only:
(212) 876-7700, ext. 4120 or visit the Adoption Center online for a list of available dogs and cats, applications, directions and hours.

Outside of NYC:
Find a Shelter Database

Taking Care of Your Pet

1. Animal Poison Control Center:
(888) 426-4435 (Read our Poison FAQ)

2. Medical Emergencies:
The ASPCA does not provide medical emergency advice over the phone or email. We urge you to take your pet to a local vet immediately.

3. Pet Loss Support:
(877) 474-3310 (Counseling for bereaved pet parents only, not a resource for cremation/burial information)

Supporting the ASPCA

1. Donations & Membership:
(800) 628-0028

2. ASPCA Store:
(888) 277-2210 (888-ASPCA-10)

3. Strategic Cause Partnerships:
View Partners

4. Founders Society:
(866) 319-7870

New York City Services

(Read our NYC FAQ)

ASPCA Adoption Center:
(212) 876-7700, ext. 4120 (Adoptable Animal List)

Barking Dogs: 311

ASPCA Animal Hospital:
(646) 259-4080

Report Cruelty:
311 or 911

Dog Licenses:
NYC Residents / NY State Residents

Found/Lost/Stray Animals:
Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) at 311

Pet Loss: View Resources

Spay/Neuter Clinic:
View calendar and upcoming locations.


1. Public Inquiries:
[email protected]
(888) 666-2279
2. Media Inquiries:
(212) 876-7700, ext. 4655, [email protected]
3. Email Unsubscribe Requests:
[email protected]

4. Mailing List Address Change Or Removal
[email protected]

General Phone Number:

If these topics do not address your concerns, please call (212) 876-7700 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EST

Write to Us:

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
424 E. 92nd St
New York, NY 10128-6804