For the seventh year in a row, the ASPCA has been selected to participate in the Subaru “Share the Love” event, which kicks off today, November 20, and runs through January 2, 2015. For every new vehicle sold or leased between November 20, 2014 and January 2, 2015, Subaru will donate $250 to the purchaser’s choice among four national charity partners or local Hometown Charity selected by participating retailers, with a minimum guaranteed donation of $250,000 to each national charity.
Since 2008, Subaru has donated more than $9 million to the ASPCA through this event, thanks to all the Subaru customers and ASPCA supporters, like you, who chose the ASPCA when they purchased or leased a new vehicle. Now, you have the chance to support and spread the word for us once again this year!
Please help us spread the word about the ASPCA’s participation in the annual Subaru “Share the Love” event! Bring a friend along to an adoption event near you, tweet a photo of you and your pet using the hashtag #aspcaSTL, and be sure to tag @aspca and @Subaru_usa.
November is Senior Pet Month at the ASPCA! To celebrate, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite senior pets.
Olivia is a sweet and social cat who would love to be your new best friend. This pretty lady loves attention from her favorite people, but prefers it on her own terms—let her sniff your hand, and once you’re friends, she’ll happily let you scratch her head and face.
It may take Olivia some time to adjust to her new home, but with the help of some yummy treats and her favorite toys, she’ll start to relax in no time. Although she likes affection, Olivia prefers not be picked up and is sensitive to touch around her stomach and tail. This sweet girl would like to be the only cat in the household and would do best with an experienced adopter familiar with feline body language. Adopt Olivia today!
Olivia is available for adoption at the ASPCA Adoption Center. If you are interested in adopting, please call our Adoptions Department in New York City at (212) 876-7700 ext. 4120. To learn more about Olivia, please visit her profile page.
Every now and then, we come across a special dog in our Adoption Center who needs a little extra help finding a home. This week, we’re turning our Adoption Spotlight to Guadalupe, a sweet three-year-old pup who is sure to make some lucky adopter very happy!
Guadalupe came to the ASPCA in May after being rescued from an abusive situation. At first, she was very frightened and hesitant to come out of her kennel, but after extensive training—including learning leash manners with the help of a fake dog—she began to come out of her shell. In fact, once she got comfortable, Guadalupe let us all see what a hilarious goofball she really is!
Guadalupe loves to look at herself in the mirror, chew on pig ears, and put her toys in a pile while she plays with them. She is much more comfortable with women than with men, but she has been living with a foster family since September and has grown to love her foster dad. She enjoys trips to the countryside and has been slowly meeting new dogs and people. Because Guadalupe is nervous with all the busyness of city life, she would do best in a home in the suburbs or the country.
Guadalupe is a very special girl who has been through a lot. She would love nothing more than to open her heart to her very own forever family!
If you are interested in adopting Guadalupe, please contact the ASPCA Adoption Center at (212) 876-7700 ext. 4120.
If you’re in the market for a new best friend, look no further than Ruth. She may seem shy at first, but don’t be fooled—once this pretty girl gets to know you, she’ll stick by your side like glue. With a little patience, a lot of love and her favorite toys, Ruth will warm up to her new family in no time.
This sweet girl plays well with others and would make a great best friend to your resident dog. Like most New Yorkers, Ruth loves to be on the move and prefers daily exercise to stay happy and healthy. She’d be thrilled to join you for a jog through the park or spend an afternoon playing with her canine buddies at the dog park. Ruth would do best with an experienced adopter in a household with kids ages 10-and-up. Adopt Ruth today!
Ruth is available for adoption at the ASPCA Adoption Center. If you are interested in adopting, please call our Adoptions department in New York City at (212) 876-7700 ext. 4120. To learn more about Ruth, please visit her profile page.
Attention animal lovers: November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and we’d love for you to consider giving a home to an older cat or dog in need. Animal shelters across the country are full of animals of all shapes, sizes, breeds and ages, but senior pets are typically the most difficult to place.
We’re on the brink of the holiday season, and we can’t think of a better time to provide a home for a shelter pet. Visit our Adopt section to find available senior dogs and cats near you, and help one less animal spend the holiday season in a shelter.
Are you the proud parent of a senior pet? Tell us in the comments!