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.
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.
Veterinary Resources for Recognizing and Reporting Animal Cruelty and Neglect
Veterinary professionals can use these downloads to learn more about detecting and reporting animal cruelty and neglect in their practice.
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center App
Download this free app to get information about the toxicity of various foods, plants, medications, and indoor and outdoor hazards in dogs, cats, horses, and birds.
ASPCA Launches Julie Morris Shelter Medicine Residency Program
Learn about the three-year training program, approved by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP), for licensed veterinarians interested in developing deep expertise in the practice of shelter medicine.