Assistance When You Need it Most

The ASPCA provides emergency funding to qualified animal welfare organizations and government agencies whose communities suffer the impact of natural and other disasters. Click here to read through our guidelines and to submit a simple application.

Statistics Snapshot

  • Since 2008, over $76 million has been granted
  • This is nearly 7,200 grants to date (as of September 30, 2014)
  • In 2013 alone, the ASPCA awarded 1,900 grants totaling $17.4 million to 1,150 organizations
  • Learn how you can apply for a grant!


Go Ahead, Try It: Gift Adoptions This Holiday Season

Friday, December 19 2014

Ah, the holidays…. That time of year when we bust that old myth that pets shouldn’t be given as gifts. When done right, third-party adoptions can get more animals out of your doors and into permanent homes. Check out our resources for implementing this community-friendly adoption policy.

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Mickey Is Back

Thursday, December 18 2014

Read the latest in the saga of Mickey, a dog who sparked impassioned debate on both sides.

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Recent Comments

Well said. 

By Lindsay on Mickey Is Back - 12/19/2014 at 10:20pm

This is heartbreaking - the dog was not at fault, the boy's parents/ babysitter were. Why are they not...

By mizzemm on A Dog Named Mickey - 12/19/2014 at 2:55pm

I agree with Emily.  The Mickey's "champions" have taken a tragic situation and inadvertantly made it...

By Becky on Mickey Is Back - 12/19/2014 at 2:53pm

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