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.
They Did It: Doggy Day Out
Read about one agency's Doggy Day Out program that lets volunteers take dogs on trips of their choosing like hikes, beach trips, dinners and even sleepovers.
How to Use Food to Socialize Kittens
Food is the most important tool used in the socialization process. Here is a step-by-step guide to petting and playing with kitty as he eats.
Read And Relax: Animal Enrichment Program
At the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, volunteers read to dogs to provide enrichment and reduce stress.