The ASPCA’s groundbreaking studies on behavior, as well as our work at the first-ever facility dedicated to the rehabilitation of canine victims of cruelty, have resulted in programs and processes proven to save lives. From online training on dog and cat behavior topics to clever in and out-of-kennel enrichment ideas, you’ll find all the learnings and materials here.
Feline Spectrum Assessment
Feline Spectrum Assessment (FSA) is a standardized and simple four-step process for assessing incoming cats that grew out of the ASPCA’s “Is This Cat Feral?” research.
Food Guarding in Shelter Dogs
An ASPCA study provides a compelling argument against euthanizing dogs who display food guarding.
Do Underweight Dogs Resource Guard More?
Discover the research results from an ASPCA study on food aggression in dogs who have experienced food scarcity.