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Statistics Snapshot

  • ​Since 2008, over $100 million has been granted ​
  • This is over 9,300 grants to date (as of June 30, 2016)
  • ​In 2016 to date, the ASPCA awarded over 550 grants totaling $6.1 million to 441 organizations ​
  • Learn how you can apply for a grant!

From Our Blog

How Many Cats Do We Need to Sterilize to Reach Zero Population Growth?

Friday, February 24 2017

The ASPCA’s Margaret Slater, DVM, PhD, shares some interesting results from research on free-roaming cats she conducted with Stephen L. Zawistowski, PhD, CAAB, Science Advisor Emeritus.

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Can We Predict Which Dogs Are a Danger to Cats?

Thursday, February 23 2017

Dr. Emily Weiss digs into a new study that could shift how you assess for predatory behavior in dogs.

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Getting Better Answers by Asking Better Questions

Tuesday, February 21 2017

Need a reason to take a coffee break? Here’s a little communications tip you can try during the next conversation you have.

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How-to Line ‘Em Up For Canine Kisses

Get some love, raise some funds, have some fun! Try a Valentine-themed canine kissing booth.

Tips Help a Horse Day (Or Any Event) Planning Made Simple

These "top tips" downloads can help you navigate the waters of event planning, photography, media and more.

Tools Calendar Resources for March

Here are March resources that map to our shelter-specific 2017 calendar. 

Tools Calendar Resources for February

Here are February resources that map to our shelter-specific 2017 calendar.

Tips Top Ten Tips: Caring For Ferals in Winter

Here are some quick tips to help feral cat caretakers and their colonies make it safely through the cold winter months.