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Political Power Players Pair Up at Paws for Love!

Pictured: Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) and Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA)'s picture

Happy Birthday to Us! The ASPCA Turns 148

ORANGE you excited?! Today is the ASPCA’s birthday! That’s right, the oldest humane organization in the Western Hemisphere is turning the big 1-4-8.'s picture

Celebrate National Dog Fighting Awareness Day with 6 Rescues Ready for Adoption

Last August, the ASPCA played a major role in the second-largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history. The raid, which spanned Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia, led to the rescue of hundreds of dogs ranging in age from several days to 10-12 years. At the time, we knew that these dogs would have long journeys ahead of them—many suffered physically and emotionally at the hands of their abusers.'s picture

Why We Need National Dog Fighting Awareness Day

By ASPCA President and CEO Matt Bershadker's picture

Join Us in Celebrating Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

Here at the ASPCA, April is our favorite month of the year. April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, and while we work to fight animal cruelty year-round, we’re looking forward to a few special opportunities to spread the word about important animal welfare issues this month.'s picture

Vans Releases Dog- and Cat-Themed Shoes, Hosts Event in Support of the ASPCA

Here at the ASPCA, we’re of the mindset that if you love animals, you should let the world know it! We can’t think of a better way to spread the word than by taking a stroll in adorable Vans X ASPCA dog- and cat-themed shoes designed in support of the ASPCA’s life-saving work for animals.'s picture

Get Involved: How You Can Help Animals at ASPCA-Sponsored Lobby Days

Connecticut State Representative Brenda Kupchick (right) speaks at Voices for Animals Day.

When Brenda Kupchick’s son was nine years old, he begged her for a puppy. Eventually, she gave in and purchased a female beagle at a pet shop. “Over the next 12 years, that dog cost us $16,000 in vet bills,” admits Kupchick, now a Connecticut state representative. “Not only did she cost us a lot of money, but a lot of heartache, as well.”'s picture

Is Anything In Your Home Poisonous to Your Pets? Join Our Twitter Chat to Find Out!

Do you know which pet poisons are lurking in your home? Each year, thousands of pets accidentally ingest dangerous but common household items. Onions, grapes, gardening mulch—the culprits are surprising! In honor of National Poison Awareness Month, we’re holding a live Twitter chat Wednesday, March 5 with Dr. Tina Wismer, Medical Director of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.'s picture

New Yorkers: Join Us in Union Square this Sunday!

It’s an exciting time for shelter pets in New York City. This Sunday in Union Square, Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) will unveil its first dedicated Mobile Adoption Center.'s picture

Four ASPCA Staff Members Honored as “New York’s Kindest”

AC&C honors ASPCA partners (right) as “New York’s Kindest”

Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) celebrated “New York’s Kindest” in a gala at the National Arts Club on Friday, December 6.  Among those honored at the ceremony were four of the ASPCA’s own: Julie Morris, Gail Buchwald, Michelle Villagomez and Heidi Miller.

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