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June 22, 2012

Stay Flea Free this Summer

How to Get Rid of Fleas and Ticks
June 20 marked the first day of summer, and things are heating up. It’s especially hopping for flea and tick populations, which are booming after a mild, dry winter. But these little parasites can cause big problems for our pets—check out our advice for getting rid of summer pests for good. Read more...
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Horse Slaughter

Congress Takes First Step Toward Preventing Horse Slaughter
On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee passed the Moran Amendment to ban the use of federal funds for horse slaughter inspections. Now it’s on to the full House and Senate!
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Travel Safe

Seven Hundred Success Stories in Joplin
A year ago, the ASPCA hosted our largest adoption event ever in Joplin, Missouri, finding homes for animals orphaned by the tornado. In just two days, more than 700 of them found homes.
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The Rescued Dog

ASPCA Happy Tails: No Substitute
Tofu was sick when he came to the ASPCA, so we placed him in a foster home to recuperate. That foster home quickly turned into a forever home.
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Attend a Meeting

Team ASPCA Is Coming to a City Near You!
Want to get fit and help raise money for animals? Join us for the L.A. Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Halloween Half Marathon in October! Attend a no-obligation info session near you.
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Adopt these Cats!

ASPCA Pet of the Week: Our Bonded Pairs
This week, we’re celebrating Adopt a Shelter Cat Month with six kitties—our three bonded pairs of feline BFFs! Find out why it’s twice as nice to take home a pair of cats.
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