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  • ​In 2016 to date, the ASPCA awarded over 550 grants totaling $6.1 million to 441 organizations ​
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From Our Blog

We Are All Health Services Researchers

Friday, March 24 2017

Yes, sheltering professionals, that includes you! The ASPCA’s Dr. Emily Dolan gets the discussion going about the importance of what you’re doing every time you collect data to help improve services.

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That’s Our Thing

Thursday, March 23 2017

Dr. Emily Weiss shares sage advice on how to interpret those unique behaviors in dogs. (Take note: These observational skills can help get them adopted!)

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When The Checks Create Imbalances

Monday, March 20 2017

The ASPCA’s B.J. Rogers reflects on the nature of open adoptions—and what can happen when we presume the outcome is “yes.”

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How-to Line ‘Em Up For Canine Kisses

Get some love, raise some funds, have some fun! Try a Valentine-themed canine kissing booth.

Tips Help a Horse Day (Or Any Event) Planning Made Simple

These "top tips" downloads can help you navigate the waters of event planning, photography, media and more.

Tools Calendar Resources for March

Here are March resources that map to our shelter-specific 2017 calendar. 

Tools Calendar Resources for February

Here are February resources that map to our shelter-specific 2017 calendar.

Tips Top Ten Tips: Caring For Ferals in Winter

Here are some quick tips to help feral cat caretakers and their colonies make it safely through the cold winter months.