ASPCA - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Overview
The ASPCA mission, as stated by founder Henry Bergh, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.” The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide.
Today, The ASPCA continues to be at the forefront of developments designed to protect and promote the welfare of animals. The organization helps thousands of animals every year, striving to make America a humane community in which all animals are treated with respect and kindness.
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I adopted the nicest, most adorable cat from the ASPCA on 92nd Street. The process was efficient and the staff was knowledgable and understanding. I especially appreciated how patient they were through the decision process. They had specialists and vets on-site for consultations and were able to ... more »
The Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry has been honored to have the financial support of the ASPCA since our first year of operation helping us to expand the pantry's services in a number of ways. The mission of the ASPCA is shared by the HVPFP to keep animals out of shelters and at home with their ... more »
I am a volunteer, long time supporter/contributor, and recent adopter. I have learned so much about how to care for and train animals so that they have the best chance to find a forever home. The shelter is clean, well staffed, bright and cheerful. The animals who are lucky enough to be there ... more »