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News: Guest Posts
Spice's Amazing Transformation
Spice was a victim of extreme neglect. He came to the ASPCA after being confined in a squalid basement without adequate access to food or water. At just 32 pounds, Spice was severely underweight. Veterinarians and staff at the ASPCA Animal Hospital nursed him back to health and helped him gain a life-saving 20 pounds. Spice’s life today couldn’t be any further from that cold, dark basement. After...
News: Guest Posts
Timmy's Amazing Transformation
Timmy was one of 367 dogs rescued during a massive multi-state dog fighting bust last year. Only eight weeks old, he was chained up, cowering and vulnerable when the ASPCA found him and brought him to safety. Victims of dog fighting are destined for a life of cruelty. They are frequently held in horrific conditions without adequate access to food or water, and dogs who lose fights are often...
Good Dog: Behavior & Training
Zack's Amazing Transformation
Zack was one of about 150 Jack Russell Terriers and Shiba Inus rescued from a Michigan puppy mill in 2013. He was hungry, sick, and shaking violently when the ASPCA's Field Investigations & Response (FIR) Team lifted him up and brought him to safety. Despite the horrible suffering of dogs like Zack, puppy mills operate all over the United States. Dogs in mills are forced to breed repeatedly,...