In August, the ASPCA teamed up with the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Literacy Leaders program to encourage first and second graders to write letters on behalf of our adoptable pets. See the students’ adorable letters and drawings.
While it is well-known that reading is beneficial for small children, it has come to light that reading out loud to timid pets may be helpful to their behavioral development. In this guest blog by Emily Schneider, Emily shares her experiences with family reading time, including her son and two dogs.
Summer travel season is in full swing, and we think family trips are always more fun when you bring your furry friends along. If you’re planning to hit the road this summer with your pets in tow, be sure to check out these travel safety tips before you go.
Does your dog love to swim? While many dogs enjoy a good paddle around the lake, others don’t feel comfortable in the water. Guest blogger Danielle Sullivan shares her family’s story of testing the waters with their two pups.
Shopping for items for the whole family? Why not help animals in need while you shop? Here are a few products featured in the ASPCA Online Store and offered by our partners that support animals nationwide.
When guest blogger Erin S. returned to work after her maternity leave, it took time to learn to juggle work, caring for her daughter and caring for her pets. At the same time, the family’s dog, Mr. Happy, struggled with separation anxiety. Read Erin’s story.