Duyệt bởi
Danh mục: Pet’c Care

ASPCA Happy Tails: A Second Chance for Chandler

ASPCA Happy Tails: A Second Chance for Chandler

Sometimes, it takes a village to save a life. In New York City, multiple organizations—including the ASPCA, the NYPD and Animal Care Centers (ACC) of NYC—teamed up to ensure that a six-month-old kitten named Chandler got a fair shot at a second chance. The fluffy, gray kitten was discovered clinging to life on Rockaway Beach in late February. NYPD officers responded to a call about an injured cat and took Chandler to a nearby veterinarian for an initial exam and…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

BREAKING: ASPCA Responders Help Animals Displaced by Devastating Fire in New Mexico

BREAKING: ASPCA Responders Help Animals Displaced by Devastating Fire in New Mexico

At the request of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture and the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, ASPCA responders arrived in Albuquerque on Monday to help shelter and care for nearly 500 animals displaced by the devastating “Dog Head Fire” in New Mexico’s Manzano Mountains. Hundreds of evacuated animals are being cared for at three locations in Bernalillo and Torrance Counties: Los Vecinos Community Center; Bernalillo County Animal Shelter; and Torrance County Estancia Emergency Animal Shelter….

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

ASPCA Pit Bull Joins NYPD Commissioner for “Take Your Dog to Work Day”

ASPCA Pit Bull Joins NYPD Commissioner for “Take Your Dog to Work Day”

New York City Police (NYPD) Commissioner William Bratton joined the ASPCA in highlighting the importance of pet adoption by inviting a special canine to join him on the job for Take Your Dog to Work Day. Zaza, a two-year-old pit bull mix, joined Commissioner Bratton during his Friday morning routine, which included a promotion ceremony and press conference at One Police Plaza. Zaza was one of two dogs rescued by officers from Brooklyn’s 63rd Precinct in April 2016. She was…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

Pet Safety Tips for a Happy, Healthy Fourth of July

Pet Safety Tips for a Happy, Healthy Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is a great holiday for friends, food and fun in the sun. But while it might be tempting to include your pet in your Independence Day festivities, it’s important to remember that certain items, events and activities can be hazardous for animals. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) offers the following tips: Food Safety Never leave alcoholic drinks unattended where pets can reach them. Alcoholic beverages have the potential to poison pets. If ingested, the…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

ASPCA Happy Tails: A “Little” Light

ASPCA Happy Tails: A “Little” Light

Have you ever heard someone describe a major change as “the difference between night and day”? For most people, it’s just an expression, but for a two-year-old pit bull named Little, it was reality. You see, last summer, Little and another dog, Big, were found chained up in a dark basement with no access to food or water. It was a heartbreaking situation, but thankfully, the dogs were rescued by the NYPD just in time. Now, nearly one year later,…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

“Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” Tips for Adopters

“Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” Tips for Adopters

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and we are so excited for all the cats and kittens who have found new homes. But as the month winds to a close, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) wants to remind all adopters—both first-timers and old pros—that it’s important to check your home for hazards and toxins before welcoming a new furry friend. Just recently, the APCC fielded a call from an adopter who brought home two adult cats, Charlie…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

Make Horse Adoption Your First Option: A Q&A With Beth Behrs

Make Horse Adoption Your First Option: A Q&A With Beth Behrs

The 2016 ASPCA Help a Horse Day was the most successful celebration yet, with 187 equine rescues and sanctuaries hosting community events around the country. More than 33,000 community members came out to join in the fun at celebrations that included movie screenings, book signings, spring festivals and even a mini horse wedding! Adding to the excitement surrounding this year’s contest was 2 Broke Girls actress and horse advocate Beth Behrs, who teamed up with the ASPCA to help spread…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

ASPCA Relocation Team Breaks Records; Transports 1,000th Cat

ASPCA Relocation Team Breaks Records; Transports 1,000th Cat

For a special cat named Michael, the ASPCA’s Relocation Team made a life-changing difference. The friendly feline was living at an animal shelter in Los Angeles, one of the many cities across the country that struggle with high intake rates. Our Relocation Team moves animals from these areas—where likelihood of adoption is lower—to locations where they have a better chance at finding a home. Michael was one such animal, and last month, he became the 1,000th cat to catch a…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

House of Representatives Takes a Puppy Play-Break at Paws for Celebration

House of Representatives Takes a Puppy Play-Break at Paws for Celebration

On July 6, 2016, the ASPCA and the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus (CAPC) co-hosted the fifth annual “Paws for Celebration,” a Capitol Hill animal adoption event that brings attention to shelter animals and honors rescue organizations locally and across the country. CAPC co-chair Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and the ASPCA’s Vice President of Federal Affairs, Richard Patch, spoke to the crowd, which included members of Congress, congressional staff and adoptable animals. Once again, we were honored with the presence of…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

Want Animals to Live Cage-Free? Vote Yes on 3!

Want Animals to Live Cage-Free? Vote Yes on 3!

Big news for farm animals! On Election Day, Massachusetts voters will have the historic opportunity to vote YES on ballot question number 3 to ensure that mother sows, egg-laying hens and calves raised for veal have at least enough room to stand up, turn around and extend their limbs or wings. Fueled by more than 1,000 volunteers across the state and backed by a diverse coalition of environmental, workers’ rights, farming and animal groups, including the ASPCA, the Citizens for…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

For Fearful Dogs, a Fresh Coat of Paint Makes All the Difference

For Fearful Dogs, a Fresh Coat of Paint Makes All the Difference

Before and after. The crowded nature of New York City means that people—and buildings—are always moving upward rather than outward. At the ASPCA Adoption Center and Canine Annex for Recovery and Enrichment (CARE) in Manhattan, dogs must get used to riding in elevators and climbing stairs in order to go outside for walks. But for some dogs, stairs can be especially frightening. “Many of the dogs we work with have most likely never encountered stairs before,” says Victoria Wells, Senior…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

ASPCA Happy Tails: Omar’s Long Journey Home

ASPCA Happy Tails: Omar’s Long Journey Home

Looking at Omar today, one would never guess that the goofy, grinning dog has been through so much. But the truth is that after being adopted and returned several times, this Shar-Pei/pit bull mix has experienced many ups-and-downs in his seven-and-a-half years. Thankfully, after a long and winding journey, Omar has finally found a loving home that will last a lifetime. Here is his Happy Tail. We first met Omar all the way back in 2008, when he was just…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

Three Ways to Get Involved During No Pet Store Puppies Day

Three Ways to Get Involved During No Pet Store Puppies Day

Join us Thursday, July 21, as we take a stand against puppy mills and observe No Pet Store Puppies Day. Every year, tens of thousands of dogs suffer in puppy mills where they are forced to live in overcrowded, unsanitary conditions. Many suffer from behavioral and hereditary problems as a result of irresponsible breeding practices. Please take the following three actions to help fight puppy mills! Watch and Share Our VideoWe know buying a puppy from a pet store or…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm

Your Votes Have Been Counted! See the Winning Mini Horse Name

Your Votes Have Been Counted! See the Winning Mini Horse Name

One special little Miniature Horse needed your help—he needed a neigh-m! Earlier this week, we asked you to vote for your favorite option: Hairy Styles, Taika, Milkshake or Terk. Ready to hear the whinny-ing name?    This Mini’s new name is Milkshake! If you voted for the winner, know that we’re clapping our hooves and giving you a round of nickering applause. If your favorite name wasn’t picked, you can go adopt a #RightHorse of your own and give them…

Đọc Thêm Đọc Thêm