Since it was founded in 1866, the ASPCA has been an advocate for kind and respectful treatment of animals. Our policies and positions take into consideration an animal's physiological, behavioral, social and emotional needs and the roles that individuals, organizations and communities can play to meet them.
Policy and Position Statements Regarding Companion Animals
Companion Animal Laws and Regulations
Shelter & Rescue Policies and Practices
Here is the complete list of ASPCA policies and positions.