Are your kids heading back to school? For some pets, the sudden absence of a family member can trigger separation anxiety. As guest blogger Mary Dell Harrington’s daughter heads off to college, she plans to keep a watchful eye on the family dog, Moose, to ensure he doesn’t become anxious or sad.
The chicken industry has designated September as National Chicken Month, so here at the ASPCA, we’re using this month as an opportunity to discuss important chicken welfare issues. Learn more about food labels in this first installment of a three-part series by the ASPCA Farm team.
With autumn just around the corner, the warm and sunny days of summer are drawing to a close. While summer has likely been a time of outdoor activities galore for your kids and pets, ASPCA guest blogger Keri Matthews shares her ideas for indoor activities during the cool and rainy days ahead.
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.
Is your child’s science class scheduled to participate in animal dissection? ASPCA guest blogger Sandy De Lisle discusses the options and alternatives to dissection available to elementary, middle and high school students.