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!


When Bad Is Good

Thursday, October 23 2014

“High-energy, high prey drive, not terribly social, kind of a jerk…” Who’d want a dog like that? You may be surprised, says Dr. Emily Weiss.

Many of us have noted there are some amazing behaviorally and medically sound dogs and cats in shelters around the country. There also happen to be not a small number of behaviorally and/or medically challenged dogs and cats in many shelter...

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Wordless Wednesday

Wednesday, October 22 2014

Halloween is a big holiday for you guys—we love seeing the parades, adoption events and special promotions. And HELLO animals in costume! Many agencies take advantage of the chance to promote available animals by dressing 'em up, and inviting the community to join the fun with costume contests both online and in person. Dig this family of hillbillies who participated in Asheville Humane Society...

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Recent Comments

Hi Kathy, Hope all is going well. Miss working with you, All good here...Gordy 

By Gordon Maker on Getting to Know Dr. Kathleen Makolinski - 10/20/2014 at 10:01am

Thanks for sharing Dr. Slater.  I changed my mind about TNR in 2008.  We started our TNR program in late...

By Heidi Nielsen on Why Are Conversations About Free-Roaming Cats So Difficult? - 10/18/2014 at 10:06am

These are published studies and city records quoted from city officials. Unlike much of the material used...

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