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.
Ice Melt Toxicity in Pets
Learn the symptoms and treatments for ice melt ingestion in pets. Plus, discover pet-friendly alternatives to melting snow and ice.
Common Children’s Items that Are Toxic to Pets
Discover common items associated with children that can be toxic to pets, including candy, medications, and more.
Hazardous or Harmless? Discover Which Fall Plants Are Toxic to Pets
Some popular fall plants like mums can be toxic to pets—find out which of these ten autumn beauties might be dangerous to dogs, cats, or horses.
Association of Shelter Veterinarians Awards the ASPCA’s Dr. Stephanie Janeczko the 2020 Meritorious Service Award
Read about the Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ Meritorious Service Award, and join us in celebrating the ASPCA’s Dr. Stephanie Janeczko for being selected as the 2020 award recipient.