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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In the past, all my cats were street rescues, so I got what the universe gave me. This time I wanted a companion for a lonesome cat (his companions had passed on to kitty heaven) and so I decided to go to the ASPCA. While the questions asked initially made me feel like I didn't know about cats, in... more »
I adopted a dog from the ASPCA and was so impressed with the entire staff and facility. After only 4 months I went back and adopted a handicapped dog. They met with my family and our other dogs to ensure there was a match with the new addition. We also met with the vet who went over all the dogs ... more »