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The mission of SPCA International is simple but vast: to advance the safety and well-being of animals.

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Pet Advice
Quick tips and helpful guidance on how to take care of your animals and ensure their health, from treating fleas to de-clawing and healing anxiety.
WHEN YOU LOSE A PET
Anyone who considers a pet a beloved friend, companion, or family member knows, or one day will know, the intense pain that accompanies the loss of that friend.
SPAY AND NEUTER
Learn more about our global efforts to help reduce pet overpopulation.
DOG MEAT TRADE
Sadly, dogs are tortured, slaughtered, and eaten by humans in several countries. Combating the dog meat trade is complicated, but there are plenty of ways you can get involved.
NATURAL DISASTERS
Animals are dependent on people to survive when disasters strike. Don’t let your animals down. Understand the value of advanced planning.
SPANISH GREYHOUNDS
Every year in Spain tens of thousands of Spanish Greyhounds (Galgos) are abused and brutally killed by the men who bred them.

OUR IMPACT

SPCA International has helped to spay and neuter thousands of animals worldwide.​

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      • Financial Grants to Shelters & Rescue Groups
      • Veterinary Supply Aid and Spay & Neuter
      • Advocacy
      • Facilitated Adoptions

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      Executive Blog

      Pets and Mental Health
      It may seem obvious to long-time pet parents, but pet ownership provides numerous mental health benefits. Amidst the pandemic, more and more people are learning what many of us have long understood – pets boost our wellbeing with their unconditional love, quirky habits and daily needs. They provide emotional support and zero judgement.

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      Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Animals
      It might surprise you, but there is currently no federal law against animal cruelty. While all 50 states consider animal cruelty a felony offense, the lack of federal law means local law enforcement often struggles with cases involving federal land or multiple states.
      Pets and Mental Health
      It may seem obvious to long-time pet parents, but pet ownership provides numerous mental health benefits. Amidst the pandemic, more and more people are learning what many of us have long understood – pets boost our wellbeing with their unconditional love, quirky habits and daily needs. They provide emotional support and zero judgement.
      March is National Pet Poison Prevention Month, so resident pet health expert, Emma has rounded up some tips to remind us all how to keep pets safe. From human medications to certain foods, some items are best kept out of our furry friends’ reach.

      Animal Spotlight

      Thor & Athena
      In November 2019 at 4 weeks-old Thor and Athena were dumped with their family at a shelter in Kabul, Afghanistan. Our partners Mission K9 Rescue and War Paws made it their mission to find this fur family loving homes in the United States. This bonded pair is located in Houston, TX and is looking for their forever home. Could it be yours?
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      THE HERNANDEZ FAMILY

      Operation Military Pets helped U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Hernandez’s family stay together.

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