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ASPCA Spay/Neuter Advocates Go Door-to-Door on Two Coasts to Protect Community Pets

The last Tuesday of every February is World Spay Day. To celebrate this day—and highlight the life-saving importance of spay/neuter serviceswe checked in with some of the ASPCA’s own Spay/Neuter Advocates who are on the ground every day making a difference in the lives of animals and their families.

ASPCA Hosts Community Pet Party in the Bronx

More than 120 cats and dogs braved chilly temperatures for free vaccines and microchips during a “Community Pet Party” hosted by the ASPCA and the NYPD’s 49th Precinct on Saturday, November 15 at Bronx Park East in the Bronx, New York.

Longtime Bronx resident Ceferino Miranda was one of the first in line with his Westie, Chiquita, one of three dogs he brought. He found Chiquita in the streets and now cares for five dogs. “I was going to get all their vaccines earlier this month,” said the Vietnam veteran, “but I fell short.”

Subaru "Shares the Love": Visit Your Local Retailer for Pet Adoption Events This Weekend and All Season Long

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.

Tune In to December’s Animal Legislation Webinars!

Guest blog by Jessica Johnson, Senior Manager of Grassroots Advocacy for ASPCA Government Relations.

Are you interested in learning more about key animal-protection issues? Want to find out how you can do more to help the animals in your area? If so, please join me and my fellow ASPCA experts for our free December Webinar Series, where we will discuss several important areas of animal legislation, what has been accomplished, and what work still needs to be done!

Honoring Those Who Make a Difference for Animals

Guest Blog by Matt Bershadker, ASPCA President & CEO

One of the most remarkable things about animal advocacy is that, while our mission has never been more urgent, the opportunity to create substantial and lasting change has never been more obtainable.

Whether you represent an organization with strong support and national reach like the ASPCA, or are simply in a position to make a difference locally, every effort has a life-saving impact.

2014 Humane Awards: Meet the Dog, Cat and Kid of the Year

The ASPCA’s annual Humane Awards Luncheon is one of the most exciting events of the year. It is our chance to honor and recognize the heroes—both animal and human—who have made a positive and lasting impact on the world of animal welfare, and this year’s winners are certainly worth celebrating!

The 2014 Humane Awards winners include:

ASPCA Cat of the Year

Happy Graduation Day: ASPCA Hosts "Kittergarten" Commencement

It may be just the start of November, but a group of kittens is getting out of school early this year! On November 4, the ASPCA hosted a ceremony for a class of felines who recently graduated from our kitten nursery. These kittens—many of whom came in as neonates and were in jeopardy from the moment they were born—have received extensive medical and behavioral rehabilitation and will be available for adoption at the ASPCA Adoption Center.

INFO SESSION: Health and Healing Through Animal Assisted Therapy

It is well known that pets can bring joy and enrichment to an adopter’s life, but did you know that animals can also make a major impact on the lives of strangers? Through Animal Assisted Therapy, your pet’s paws and purrs can provide health, healing and comfort to people in need.

It’s National Cat Day! Today, We’re Helping Deliver Kittens Right to Your Door

In honor of the cutest holiday around, we’re joining forces for the second year running with car service Uber and humor site I Can Has Cheezburger for UberKITTENS, a very special seven city kitten event.

A Great Weekend for Animals: ASPCA Mega Match-a-Thon Participants Find Homes for 4,865 Cats and Dogs in Just Three Days

We have exciting news! In just one weekend, animal welfare groups in 33 communities nationwide found homes for 4,865 cats and dogs during the ASPCA’s 2014 Mega Match-a-thon October 17-19.


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