June 17, 2020Here at SPCA International, our Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide program is constantly helping soldiers stationed around the globe rescue their pets when their overseas tours of duty end. Recently, we asked some of the soldiers who have been helped by our program to share their experience in a short video.
June 4, 2020With our SPCA International headquarters located in New York City, we have felt the profound effects of COVID-19. When we look back on COVID-19, I hope we remember the good that came out of this harrowing situation. I hope we remember to reduce our pollution, slow down our lives, and generously share our planet with …
May 24, 2020On May 20th, the National Park Service removed hunting and trapping prohibitions on Alaska national preserves. The new guidelines remove protections implemented in 2015 and will allow hunting and trapping practices that are being opposed by conservationists and many hunters.
April 21, 2020Here at SPCA International, we’re celebrating Earth Day this April 22nd, and we hope you are too. Granted, we aren’t throwing a big bash, but we’re taking a few minutes to recognize the importance of caring for the environment.
April 2, 2020By Meredith Ayan, Executive Director
Animal shelters across the nation house thousands of dogs
and cats in need of loving homes. That’s why I am heartened by the newly
proposed New York State Senate Bill that would ban pet stores from selling dogs,
cats and rabbits. Instead, pet stores would be encouraged to offer spaces to
local shelters to showcase …
March 20, 2020Many dedicated people are sharing their time, energy and financial resources to make sure animals stay safe. Here at SPCA International, we’re working hard to deliver aid to the organizations that need it most. As the situation evolves, we’ll keep you updated with the latest developments and needs of animal welfare organizations around the globe. …
March 8, 2020By Meredith Ayan, Executive Director
March 8th is International Women’s Day, so I want
to take a moment to honor all of the amazing women in the field of animal
Animal welfare is by and large a women’s movement. That’s
not to say there aren’t some amazing men involved with animal welfare, because
there certainly are. However, the vast …
February 19, 2020A recent report has shed light on the horrendous living conditions of U.S trained bomb-sniffing dogs now living in Jordan. These dogs work under the hot sun all day to keep our allies safe but are living with very little food and water in filthy kennels. Steps are now being taken in Jordan to improve …
February 6, 2020By Meredith Ayan, Executive Director
Here at SPCA International, we talk a lot about spay and
neuter. I know it can seem like a tired subject because it is such a common
practice here in North America. However, in many developing countries around
the world, sterilizing pets is a new concept, and it is just starting to catch
November 22, 2019Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday. It is a lot to take in. Fortunately, Giving Tuesday is a day focused on speaking up for the causes we care about. It is a global day of giving when people all over the world unite with personal donations that come together to make a big impact for …