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ASPCApro Blog

A Campaign in Review or, How You ROCKED Adoption Ambassadors 2016!

Wednesday, April 26 2017

The ASPCA’s B.J. Rogers shares a quick snapshot of last year’s campaign results. The clear winner? Cats!

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Cats Can Do Wha...?

Friday, April 21 2017

Looking for a great way to get cats noticed? See if this idea from Dr. Emily Weiss rings a bell.

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The President’s Blog: Are Animal Shelter Outcomes Improving?

Wednesday, April 19 2017

Matt Bershadker, ASPCA President & CEO, shares recent trends in nationwide shelter data that show how far we’ve come as a field—and what we need to do next.

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Most Popular Tools & Tips

Research Pets as Gifts

Get those ribbons ready: Research shows no increased risk of relinquishment for dogs and cats received as gifts.​

Forms & Samples Customizable Guides for Cat & Dog Foster Homes

These guides for cat and dog foster homes are in Word, so you can customize them for your specific needs.

Tips Five Winter Tips for Keeping Horses Healthy

Follow these winter horse care tips to keep your equines healthy and warm in winter!

Tips Tips for Adopting Animals Directly from Foster Homes

Successful foster programs, like Adoption Ambassadors, empower foster parents to place animals directly into their new homes – use these practical tips to make it a smooth process.