The ASPCA believes animals in shelters must routinely receive necessary and appropriate care. Our shelter medicine experts, Animal Poison Control Center staff and network of shelter partners provide expertise on disease management, intake and poison control to help you keep the animals in your care healthy.
Urine Drug Screens for Pets: What You Need to Know
Is an OTC urine drug screen effective in treating animals who may have been exposed to drugs? The APCC says "yes" and explains how and why they should be used.
CBD, Hemp Pet Treat Dangers & Overdose Treatments
CBD (hemp oil) treats are becoming more popular to give pets, and some of the same dangers exist as with THC. Find out the symptoms and treatment plans.
Top 5 Tips for Treating Illicit Drug Exposures
An APCC webinar covered signs of a wide range of drug exposures as well as various treatment plans. Here are five top tips from that lecture.
Decoding Spay/Neuter Research, Part 2
Dr. Spain shares 3 questions to ask if you see a new study claiming to find health risks or benefits of neutering in dogs