The beloved actress didn’t consider herself an “activist,” but she devoted her fame and fortune to the health and welfare of animals.
Category: Animal Welfare
Adopting a Pet During the COVID-19 Crisis? Read This Checklist.
Sadly, animal shelters are beginning to report an uptick in abandoned pets. Please read this pre-adoption checklist before you go get a new pet.
What Happens to My Pet If I Catch COVID-19?
It’s crucial to plan ahead so your pet isn’t left uncared for if you get sickened by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Here’s how to prepare now — just in case.
Hurricane Preparations: A Checklist for Pet Parents
If you live in the path of an approaching hurricane, here’s a quick list of the things you should be considering right now. Don’t wait until it’s too late.
Why Not to Be Ashamed If You Have to Return a Shelter Pet
Every adoption isn’t a perfect match.
How to Help Feral Cats: From Feeding & TNR to Fostering (Expert Guide)
You can help feral cats in many ways, including helping to spay and neuter them and even letting cats live in your old barn.
You Don’t Want Your Dog Anymore. What Do You Do?
It’s a shame you don’t want your dog anymore, but sometimes it simply can’t be helped. Here are a few options for finding your pet a new home.
Layla, One of the Last Rescued “Vicktory Dogs,” Has Died
June Is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
Even if you can’t adopt a cat, you can celebrate this month with these 5 ideas for supporting cat adoption causes.
Summer Is Coming — And So Is Kitten Season
Cat lovers, especially those who do rescue, dread summertime. Learn what you can do to help during kitten season this year.
Apartment Dog Guide: Your Guide to Getting a Dog for Apartment Living
Housing is scarce and rents are high, so how do you find a dog-friendly apartment, even in a “no-pets” building? Here are some clever ideas.
How Kids Can Help Animals in Shelters: An Expert Guide
Teach them the value of social responsibility by allowing them to volunteer — or help shelters in a variety of ways. Here’s where to start.
The Serious Link Between Domestic Violence and Animal Cruelty
Thanks to a new law, fewer victims of domestic violence have to make the heartbreaking choice of escaping their abuser or staying to protect their pet.
What Are Barn Cat Programs?
A barn cat program gives “community cats” safe outdoor homes with food and water — and the cats control the rodent population.
How Haku the Cat Was Broken — And Then Put Back Together Again
Haku was extremely lucky — not all cats that fall from high distances survive. Sadly, the ASPCA sees dozens of cases of high-rise falls every year.