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Telling the Full Story of America's Animal Shelters

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 12.22.2016 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

While some reasonable estimates exist, the true number of U.S. animals sheltered at a national level has never actually been counted, much less shared. This lack of clarity severely impedes our ability to best serve our country's homeless animals.

How To Put On The Purr-fect Wedding Day

Joice Wirkus | Posted 06.11.2016 | Weddings
Joice Wirkus

As if planning a wedding wasn't overwhelming enough, adding your pet to the mix may just be the thing that turns you into a Bridezilla.

New Poll Shows America Is Realizing The Truth: CAT PEOPLE ARE AWESOME

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.10.2015 | Green

We're on the verge of kitten season, that meow-gical time of year when animal shelters are overflowing with felines who need new homes. If you've b...

We Love Shelter Pets! According To This Report, You Do Too

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.15.2014 | Good News

Shelter pets are the best! You know it, we know it and a new report shows we're far from alone in holding -- possibly also hugging and cuddling -- thi...

Cat People Way More Likely To Date Dog People Than Vice Versa. Plus Other Fun Facts About Pets And Dating

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.14.2014 | Good News

If you're single and ready to mingle, run to your local animal shelter. Now. A survey by and PetSmart Charities released last month shows...

Decoding Your Date's "PET-sonality"

Whitney Casey | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Whitney Casey

In honor of Pet Appreciation Week, I wanted to call out to all singles who are pet lovers out there and share some insight on how to decode your date's "pet-sonality." Here are some fun tips to learn more about your mate based on the pet they may own!

New Web Series Follows Life-Saving Journey for Dogs

Josh Duhamel | Posted 04.27.2014 | Impact
Josh Duhamel

Loving families adopted many of the dogs within a matter of days. After many months on the road filming and interviewing, we are finally ready to show the world what great work the Rescue Waggin' program is doing, all over the country.

How We Were the Voice for Animals in 2012

Ed Sayres | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green
Ed Sayres

From rescuing animals imperiled following natural disasters and cruelty situations to working with animal shelters to increase their adoption rates, the ASPCA witnessed many successes throughout the country.

Celebrate Saving Pets This Holiday Season

Bret Michaels | Posted 11.26.2012 | Impact
Bret Michaels

Adoption doesn't take a hero and it's easy to do. As long as you're ready to love and care for a pet, you can help save a life. No matter how you're able to help, you can bring us one step closer to ending the pet homelessness problem for good.

ASPCA Helping Those Affected By Hurricane Sandy

Ed Sayres | Posted 11.01.2012 | New York
Ed Sayres

As the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast assess the devastating destruction of Hurricane Sandy, I hope that you are all safe and sound inside with your pets. The ASPCA is on the ground, ready to help animals trapped or in danger

Saving Pets' Lives Starts With Adoption

Josh Duhamel | Posted 01.28.2015 | Impact
Josh Duhamel

Through my personal experience with adopting Meatloaf, I know that not only is adoption the right thing to do, but adopted pets are the best pets you can have.

PHOTOS: New Funding Makes Pit Bulls More Adoptable

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There's good news for pit bulls and the people who love them. In December, HuffPost reported on a Washington Humane Society pit bull ...

Arin Greenwood

D.C. Pit Bulls Adoption Program Runs Out Of Funding | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For the last year, Kirstyn Northrop Cobb's job has been to convince people in the D.C. area to adopt more pit bulls. The Washington Huma...