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.
What Is Ivermectin?
Discover how ivermectin is used in veterinary medicine and the potentially harmful side effects caused by accidental exposure in pets.
Fall Toxins to Watch Out for Around Pets
Keep your pets protected this fall by watching out for toxins, including rat poison, that can be harmful to them.
Top 10 Deadliest Pet Poisons
Veterinarians can download and share the list of the most poisonous toxins for dogs and cats with their clients.
Maddie’s Fund Awards Dr. Lila Miller the 2021 Avanzino Leadership Award
Discover how Dr. Lila Miller championed the field of shelter medicine and received a leadership award from a prominent animal welfare organization.