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  • Since 2008, over $89 million has been granted
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  • In 2014 alone, the ASPCA awarded nearly 1,300 grants totaling $14.4 million to 850 organizations
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Prostates and Food Guarding…

Thursday, October 8 2015

How are PSA tests and food guarding assessments alike, and what does it mean for the dogs in our shelters? Dr. Emily Weiss explains it all.

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From First Date to After the Honeymoon—Adopting a Dog Into a Multi-Dog Household

Wednesday, October 7 2015

Rockstar canine behaviorist and trainer Patricia McConnell, PhD, CAAB, shares sage advice on multi-dog households here.

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I am not familar with any research focused just on college populations - however, we likely need to only...

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I have always had cats and dogs, i am 62 years old. I have never neutered or spayed a cat or dog. All my...

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I wonder if you could comment on whether there has been any research on college students as adopters (of...

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If dogs can reach it, they'll most likely eat it. This is a fact all veterinarians know well, particularly those who field calls at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.

Whenever a new product comes on the market, it's our job to learn all we can about it. Some time ago we started getting more and more calls about pets ingesting compounded creams for muscle pain relief, and we found an assortment of ingredients that have proven to be problematic in more than one species.  

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