End Of Life Care | ASPCA
Pet Hospice Care. Pet hospice care, also known as palliative care, is an option if your pet is suffering from a terminal illness and a cure is not possible. The goal is to make a pet’s final days or weeks more pleasant with the proper use of pain medications, dietary strategies and human interaction.
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Adoptable Dogs in Your Local Shelter l Adopt a Pet l ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Adopt a Pet; Adoptable Dogs in Your Local Shelter. Use the nationwide database of dogs looking for good homes below! Search by zip code to meet available dogs in your area. Please note, these dogs are from rescues and shelters nationwide and are not …
Getting Started | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Your Pet Portfolio should be kept in a safe but accessible place with your other important papers. Copies should be distributed to all parties in your pet’s circle of care. For more information about deciding which arrangement works best for your pet, please see our analysis of informal vs. formal arrangements.
Spay/Neuter Your Pet | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) By spaying or neutering your pet, you’ll help control the pet homelessness crisis, which results in millions of healthy dogs and cats being euthanized in the United States each year simply because there aren’t enough homes to go around. There are also medical and behavioral benefits to spaying (female pets) and neutering (male pets) your animals.
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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Facts about Pet Ownership in the U.S.: It's estimated that 78 million dogs and 85.8 million cats are owned in the United States. Approximately 44% of all households in the United States have a dog, and 35% have a cat. (Source: American Pet Products Association 2015-2016 (APPA))
Toxic and Non-Toxic Plant List - Dogs | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Pet Care; Animal Poison Control; Toxic and Non-Toxic Plant List - Dogs. Plants Toxic to Dogs. Adam-and-Eve (Arum, Lord-and-Ladies, Wake Robin, Starch Root, Bobbins, Cuckoo Plant) | Scientific Names: Arum maculatum | Family: Araceae . African Wonder Tree | Scientific Names: Ricinus communis | Family:
How Pets Change Our Lives | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 14, 2021 · – Maria S., Marbles’ pet parent. Lily “The experience with Lily has been amazing. The best decision I have ever taken in my life and she is an amazing companion. I will always remember the kindness of all the ASPCA team.” – Marco B., Lily’s pet parent. Marty “Making a dog part of your life makes life better. We’re devoted to Marty.
Adopt a Pet | Dogs | Cats | NYC | Adoption Tips | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 14, 2021 · Adopt a Pet Locally. Read on for all the information you need to prepare to adopt a cat, kitten, dog or puppy from an animal shelter or rescue group in your area. Find a Shelter. Our helpful guide for ways to identify animal shelters and adoptable pets in …
Pets and Sunscreen: Don’t Get Burned by the Myths! | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 07, 2019 · If you have questions about whether to use sunscreen on your pet, or which products to use, contact your local veterinarian. If your pet develops a reaction to a product or gets into your supply of sunscreen, please contact an emergency veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435 for guidance.
Pet Trust Primer | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) If you want your pet to visit the veterinarian four times a year, this can also be included. A trust that takes effect during the life of the pet owner can provide instructions for the care of the animal(s) in the event the pet owner becomes incapacitated (sick, injured, comatose, etc.).
Not What I Expected: My Sick Pet Store Puppy | Puppy Mills ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) One pet parent was blindsided by her new puppy's life-threatening medical issues, which most likely resulted from unsanitary conditions and negligent practices at the pet store or breeding facility. $10,000 and several months later, the puppy is finally on the road to recovery.
10 Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Dog | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) You’re Saving More Than One Life. It goes without saying that when you adopt a rescue pet, you’re … Unconditional Love! What Could Be Better? Many people worry about connecting with a rescued … You’re Giving a Second Chance to a Deserving Animal. Beyond just helping an animal in need, … You Get a Chance to Stay Active. Maybe you’re trying to live a more active lifestyle, or maybe … You Have Someone New to Shop For. It’s always fun to spoil your pets and bringing home a new … You’re Fighting Back Against Cruel Breeding. Puppies purchased at pet stores almost always come … Destress and Unwind with Someone Who Will Never Judge You. Life is full of stresses, but your … Increase Your Social Interactions. Getting out there with your pet can also help you make new … You’ll Have a Lifelong BFF. What could be better than having a lifelong friend? In your time with … Life Will Never Be Boring Again. One thing that’s for certain, is that life with a rescue dog brings big … See full list on aspca.org
NYC Adoption Center | View Available Dogs and Cats | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) If you already own a secure pet carrier, we encourage you to bring it with you when you come to adopt. We strongly urge all adopters, especially those adopting cats over nine months old, to invest in a secure pet carrier. For your convenience, we have these pet carriers available for purchase or rent for a fee of $35. *Some exceptions apply
Grain-Free Pet Food: Helpful or Harmful Diet? | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 27, 2020 · Most pet food companies are experts at advertising and quick to promote “trendy” diets, even if they may not be the best food for your pet. It has recently come to light that this may be the case for grain-free or BEG (boutique, exotic, grain-free) diets for dogs.
Toilet Bowl Water and Your Pets: The Dangers Aren’t Always ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 24, 2017 · Also, consider replacing their standard drinking bowls with a pet water fountain to keep your pet pleased with fresh running water. If you believe that your pet has ingested a potentially poisonous item, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at …
Announcing: The Top 10 Pet Toxins! | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Over the counter (OTC) medications were once again the most common group of toxicants pets … Human prescription medications remained number two this year with accounting for 17.2% of … Food is number three, making up 12.1% of cases. Xylitol, grapes, raisins, onions, garlic and protein … Chocolate remains at number four with 10.7% of APCC cases concerning this sweet treat. That … Veterinary products remained at 9.3% of cases. Chewable medications are tasty, and dogs will eat … Household items also remain at number six, making up 7.7% of APCC cases. Home improvement … Rodenticide exposure cases increased in number in 2019, to 6.8% of APCC caseload. Depending … Plants moved up to eighth place, making up 6.1% cases. Most of our severe cases involved cats … Insecticide exposure cases dropped this year, only accounting for 5.1% of cases. Safer product … Garden products remained in the same spot in 2019, making up 2.4% of cases. Many pets find … See full list on aspca.org
Ways to Give | Donate | Charitable Contributions | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Honor a person or pet by making a gift in their name. Choose to send a Memorial, Honor or Birthday card. Read more. Donate Your Car. Turn your old car, truck, or boat into a charitable contribution for animals. Free tow service for all vehicles and your donation may be tax-deductible.
Beware of "Puppy Leasing" | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 17, 2017 · Pet stores get a big payday with each puppy sold, but it’s a race against time because this type of “product” needs to be sold quickly, before getting too big or too old. The puppy industry is built on deception and manipulates dog-loving people like Angie into …
Disaster Prep Kits: What You Need to Keep Your Pets Safe
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 15, 2016 · If your pet is on any medications, be sure to have some extra packed away—particularly because you may not be able to reach your veterinarian in the event of a disaster. Remember that food and medication need to be regularly rotated out of your …
ASPCA Grants | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) *The above graphic reflects grants given from January 1, 2008, to July 18, 2017. The ASPCA currently does not provide financial assistance to individuals, but we encourage you to tell your local groups about our animal shelter grants, animal rescue grants and other funding opportunities!
Is That Houseplant Safe for Your Pets? | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 27, 2019 · If your pet ingests a large amount of these plants, it is best to contact your veterinarian or APCC. Jade Plant (Crassula ovata) Most exposures to Jade plants in cats and dogs cause mild gastrointestinal irritation in the form of vomiting and diarrhea. In some pets, lethargy, ataxia, muscle tremors and an elevated heart rate can occur.
ASPCA Commits $5 Million in COVID-19 Relief & Recovery ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 23, 2020 · Pet Food Distribution. The ASPCA’s response also includes the creation of regional pet food distribution centers, starting first in New York City, one of the U.S. cities most severely affected by the pandemic. The centers, provided in partnership with the Petco Foundation, will give dog and cat owners free access to critical food supplies as ...
Poison Alert: Beware of Bromethalin | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 30, 2019 · If your pet gets into bromethalin, contact your vet or APCC immediately to determine if it is an exposure that requires inducing vomit, and to gather further instruction from a veterinary professional. There are a lot of suggestions for how to induce vomit in pets online, and these recommendations may not be correct or safe for your pet, so be ...
Are There Safety Concerns About CBD Products and My Pets?
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 06, 2019 · This is leading pet owners to ask: If marijuana or CBD is helpful for some people, can it help my pet? The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) weighs in on this trending topic. A Little Background. One of the first things to understand is a breakdown of the properties associated with marijuana and CBD.
ASPCA “No Pet Store Puppies” Campaign: Don’t Buy into ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 05, 2013 · Pet Store Puppies!” and encouraging viewers to share the video on their social networks, thereby raising awareness about the connection between pet store puppies and puppy mills. Operators of puppy mills breed dogs in unsanitary, overcrowded conditions where profit is given priority over the well-being of the dogs.
Three (More) Reasons to Avoid Pet Store Puppies | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Pet store puppies make people sick. Over the past few years, pet store puppies were linked to an … Retail pet sellers often lie. Pet stores use deceptive sales tactics like assuring customers that their … Puppy-selling pet stores keep the cruel puppy mill industry alive. Cruel puppy breeders rely on pet …
Position Statement on Keeping Pets and People Together | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) First, we must ensure that our own attitudes and actions do not create further obstacles to people keeping their pets. We should treat people with dignity and respect, no matter their financial or life circumstances. We should suspend judgment and inherent bias and make sure that we do not allow people’s appearance, ethnicity, manner or language of speech, or attire influence our judgment about their ability or desire to care for their pets. We should demonstrate our commitment to these princip…
Ring In a Pet-Safe New Year with These Safety Tips | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Be sure to follow these few tips and tricks for a happy, healthy and pet-safe new year with your loved ones. Wishing you all a better, brighter year in 2021! If you suspect your pet may have ingested a hazardous substance, please contact your veterinarian or call the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) at (888) 426-4435.
Liven Up Your Space With These Pet-Friendly Plants! | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 22, 2020 · Plants can really liven up a space, but some varieties can make pets seriously sick, making it difficult to know which plants you can bring home without worry. That’s why the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) has put together a handy list of 11 common houseplants that are pet-friendly for your home and yard. 1. American Rubber Plant
What to Do if Your Pet Is Poisoned | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 20, 2019 · Pet poisonings can be scary. However, taking the right action quickly can make a big difference in helping your pet. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control (APCC), is always on standby when you need information concerning potential pet poisonings, but we want you to be as prepared as possible should something happen to your furry friend. So we’ve complied APCC’s top actions you should take …
Xylitol: The Sweetener That Is Not So Sweet for Pets | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 20, 2017 · Most pet owners are aware that while certain foods may be safe for you, they are not always safe for your pet.One common ingredient found in foods today that can be a serious concern if ingested by pets is xylitol, and the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) wants you to have all the facts about this potentially harmful ingredient.. Xylitol is sweetener that is most commonly found in ...
What Are Safety Net Programs for Pet Parents? | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 28, 2021 · Pet help lines (via phone and online) Behavior classes and/or behavior help lines; Temporary housing for animals whose pet parents are in crisis, such as in cases of homelessness or domestic violence; Assistance with housing issues, such as helping to pay a pet deposit fee
Memorial Gifts | Tribute Donations| Send a Card | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Celebrate the life of a beloved person or pet with a Memorial gift to the ASPCA. Donations made in remembrance honor your loved one's memory by helping ensure a better life for animals and giving hope to those still in need. You can choose to send the recipient the card design above by email or postal mail.
Landmark California Pet Store Ban Treats Animals as Pets ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 17, 2017 · California lawmakers passed an unprecedented piece of legislation—The Pet Rescue and Adoption Act (Assembly Bill 485)—that would make California the first state in the nation to ban the sale of commercially raised dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores across the state.
Acting on the Critical Link Between Pets, People, and ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 26, 2019 · In a 2015 ASPCA study of pet owners who reported giving up a pet within the last five years, 40 percent of those with annual incomes below $50,000 indicated that free or low-cost vet care would have prevented them from relinquishing their pets, and 30 percent said free or low-cost pet food would have helped them the most.
Retail Pet Sale Bans: Standing Against Puppy Mill Cruelty ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Retail pet sales bans often include language promoting partnerships between animal shelters/rescues and pet stores, so that stores can encourage the adoption of homeless pets instead of stocking commercially bred puppies. Of course, families can also seek out …
The Official Top 10 Pet Toxins of 2020 | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Over-the-counter (OTC) medications ranks as the number one top toxin for the third year in a row, … Human prescription medications including, and most commonly seen, antidepressant, … Human Food makes up 13 percent of 2020’s total cases. APCC received most of their calls about … Chocolate comes in at number four. APCC handles almost 76 cases per day of chocolate … Bouquets and plants jumped from number eight to number five in just one year, with 9,000 more … Household toxicants, like cleaning, beauty and home repair products, remained at number six in … Rodenticide is very common in the winter months when rodents, like mice and rats, come looking … Veterinary products moved down on the list this year, but is still very much so a risk. Chewable … Insecticide like ant baits, bug sprays and other yard products can be enticing to pets just as much … Garden products remain at number 10 for the third year in a row. Fertilizers, especially those made … See full list on aspca.org
The Trouble with Toads: Getting to the Bottom of This ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 14, 2019 · What to Do When Your Pet Crosses Paths with a Toad. First, it is always best to contact either your local veterinarian or APCC at (888) 426-4435 if you suspect any sort of poisoning or danger in regard to your pet. As long as your pet is conscious, rinse their mouth out with water for five to 10 minutes using a hose or other running water.
Community Engagement New York City | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 16, 2021 · The ASPCA recognizes that many pet owners in New York City don’t have access to vital pet care, services and supplies due to obstacles such as financial barriers, health challenges, unexpected crises, lack of nearby veterinary resources, inaccessible transportation or domestic violence.
Do Your Pets Wear an ID Tag? They Should. | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 21, 2011 · For the group of pet owners that obtained the ID tag during a visit to a veterinary hospital or spay/neuter facility, use of an ID tag significantly increased - 84.3 percent reported their pets were wearing an ID tag in the post-intervention survey, compared to only 13.8 percent pre-intervention.
Breaking News: NY Senate Passes Bill to End Retail Pet ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 21, 2020 · Today, on National No Pet Store Puppies Day, New York State moved one step closer to shutting down the puppy mill pipeline for good: By a vote of 48-12, the State Senate has just passed S. 4234-A, the New York Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill.This bill, introduced and championed by New York State Senator Michael Gianaris, would prohibit the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores across the …
Puppies and People Pay the Price of Commercial Breeding ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) “Pet stores profit from passing off sick puppy mill puppies as healthy, well-cared for pets from high-quality sources, so it’s not surprising that puppies produced in such deplorable conditions, trucked across the country, caged with other fragile, sick animals, and handled by hundreds of …
The Benefits of Walking Your Pet | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 10, 2019 · Make sure to keep your pet leashed in unfamiliar or public areas. Always have proper identification on your pet. Avoid walking in extreme weather conditions. Remember to bring plastic bags to clean up after your pet. If you are going for a longer walk, remember to bring some fresh water for you and your pet.
Los Angeles Resources | ASPCA
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Food Bank: The ASPCA, in collaboration with L.A. Regional Food Bank, provides pet food distribution at the San Gabriel Valley Family Center. This weekly food distribution occurs Thursdays between 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Upon arrival, please check in with the onsite volunteer/staff member and inform them you were referred by the ASPCA.
“Is This Safe?” Our Top Five Most Commonly Asked Questions ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) How much chocolate is too much for my pet, and does the type of chocolate matter? In order to … All the food in my house is organic and natural; that means it’s okay for my pet, too, right? In … I don’t want mice or insects in my house. How can I keep my home free of pests while still keeping … I take Prozac for depression, and I heard it’s safe for cats. Can I share my prescription with my pets … Your top ten list said that “veterinary products” are the number four top toxin. Does this mean my … See full list on aspca.org