New York City pet parents and animal advocates, we’ve compiled the answers to your most frequently asked questions here. Feel free to bookmark this page for easy reference.
Where can I adopt a pet in New York City?
Does the ASPCA offer veterinary care?
How can I report cruelty to animals in New York City?
Where can I get my pet spayed/neutered in NYC for free/low-cost?
I want to work with animals. What are some career options at the ASPCA in New York City?
Can I volunteer at the ASPCA?
How can I get involved in promoting animal-friendly legislation in New York City?
I think my dog would be a great visiting dog. How can I get involved in animal assisted therapy in New York City?
Does the ASPCA offer any resources to animal rescuers in New York City?
Where in New York City can I go for emergency pet care late at night and after regular business hours?
Where can I find a pet transportation service in New York City?
If my pet comes into contact with a biological or chemical agent, what should I do?
My pet has died in my home. What should I do?
What is microchipping, and why is it important?
How can I find a reliable pet sitter in New York City?
My landlord wants to evict me because I have a pet. What can I do?
I found a stray cat or dog in New York City. What should I do?
Do I have to get a license for my dog in New York City?
What are the leash laws in New York City, and how do I find out which parks have off-leash hours?
How can I train my dog to respond to basic commands?
Which species are illegal to own in New York City?
Who should I call about too much poop on my neighborhood streets?
My neighbor’s dog barks constantly! To whom can I complain?
I found an injured wild animal in New York City. Who can I call for help?
How do you know when someone has too many animals? Is there anything a concerned neighbor or friend can do to help?
I’d like to get involved in helping stray cats in New York City.
I'm under 14 and too young to volunteer at most shelters in New York City. How can I help animals?
How can I make sure my whole family—including pets—is prepared in the event of an emergency?