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Statistics Snapshot

  • Since 2008, over $81 million has been granted
  • This is nearly 7,600 grants to date (as of January 1, 2015)
  • In 2014 alone, the ASPCA awarded nearly 1,300 grants totaling $14.4 million to 850 organizations
  • Learn how you can apply for a grant!


Ask the Expert: Lourdes Bravo On Running a 24-Hour Kitten Nursery

Tuesday, June 30 2015

What’s it like to run a round-the clock facility for newborn kittens? It’s as adorable as it sounds, but requires careful planning and plenty of hard work. Here, ASPCA Kitten Nursery Senior Manager Lourdes Bravo gives us the scoop.  

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Tip of the Week: What to Include On Adoption Photos

Monday, June 29 2015

Congratulations – your amazing picture of an animal up for adoption went viral on Facebook! Someone’s mother’s brother’s cousin’s friend wants to adopt… if only he could figure out where the photo originally came from.

Since you never know where your photos will end up on social media, include all relevant info on your pics to help folks locate the animal who’s caught their interest. Be...

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Recent Comments

Thank you for that FYI. It is interesting to have that piece of information on kittens, I would have...

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When kittens enter your agency accompanied by little or no background information, do you know how to determine their ages?

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