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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog month and @mervinthechihuahua wants you to #FindYourFido! Visit to learn more 🐶🐾


We met Juice on Christmas Eve, 2016 after he was found tied to a pole and abandoned on a construction lot. Brought in by the NYPD, the team at the ASPCA Animal Recovery Center (ARC) immediately set out to help the ailing dog who was underweight and suffered from unidentified bite wounds on his body, ear infections and a skin infection. In early February 2017, Juice was moved from ARC to the Adoption Center, and the search for his new home began. But we were faced with a challenge: Juice, like many dogs, did not acclimate well to life in a shelter setting. He was anxious and extremely vocal when potential adopters would walk by his enclosure. It wasn’t until Juice met Gemar, a young man who began working a summer job with the ASPCA, that he was finally given his chance. Watch their story and read the rest of Juice’s heartwarming happy tail: (link in bio!)
#FindYourFido #adoptdontshop


With our #FindYourFido campaign in full swing, you may be wondering...who is Fido? 🐶🐾Learn how you can get involved at!


Happy Monday! It's always a treat when @milothemuppetdog & @tacothedawg visit the @aspca offices 🐶🐾❤️


We first met Morgan in late June, when she was brought to the ASPCA by a Good Samaritan who’d found the eight-month-old pit bull-mix abandoned underneath a footbridge in NYC. Though she wasn’t critically injured, Morgan’s unkempt and filthy coat, along with other signs of neglect, indicated that she’d been on her own for some time. After her arrival and initial examination, Morgan spent just over a month in the ASPCA’s Animal Recovery Center (ARC), where she was cleaned up and able to receive proper care. Once Morgan was ready to move to the ASPCA Adoption Center and begin her search for a loving home, it was only a matter of weeks before the lovable gray-and-white pup caught an adopter’s eye. To read the rest of Morgan’s journey of finding love and family, visit (link in bio!) #FindYourFido #AdoptDontShop


At the request of the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture, the ASPCA is establishing an emergency shelter in St. Croix to provide much-needed housing and care for hundreds of animals displaced by Hurricane Maria. Your help is needed, please donate today by visiting


Hurricane Maria spared nothing in its path—including the largest animal shelter in St. Croix.

Per a request from FEMA, the ASPCA deployed an assessment team to the island. One of this team’s top priorities was to check on the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center. This shelter is a vital resource to the island’s homeless dogs and cats. Fortunately, more than 100 shelter animals were evacuated off the island before Maria hit. To read the full update, visit


In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Fido is making his way around #NYC! Here he is hanging out with @FDNY members from #Engine207 and #Ladder110 🐶🚒 Has Fido popped up in your city yet? Tag us and use the hashtag #FindYourFido! For more info, visit


Officer Pardo of the @nypd found his Fido today! 🐶 He's going home with sweet Avery, who clearly couldn't be happier! 💕 #FindYourFido #adoptdontshop


#NYC: Stop by the #FindYourFido & Friends Adoption event in Central Park with @nycacc and @nypd till 5pm today! Meet adorable adoptable dogs, cats, kittens and bunnies ❤️🐾 Proud sponsor @nylabone is here doing giveaways! #adoptdontshop


Bayou is being fostered by an ASPCA employee, how adorable is this cutie? #FindYourFido #adoptdontshop


October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and we’ve teamed up with shelters all across the country to bring attention to homeless dogs with our #FindYourFido campaign! Who is Fido, you ask? Fido could be any dog, in any shelter, in any city or town. Fido could be big or small, fluffy or sleek, lazy or playful—but most importantly, every Fido needs a home. Learn how you can get involved all month long at 🐶❤️🐾


Sweet, playful Tori was brought to the ASPCA in June by NYPD officers after she’d been found abandoned and tethered on a rooftop. Everyone at the ASPCA Adoption Center hoped that the two-year-old pit bull-mix would soon find not only the loving home she deserved, but a pet parent that truly deserved her and the love she had to give. After being adopted and returned twice, ASPCA staff and volunteers never gave up hope that a family fit for Tori wasn’t far away. Fortunately for Tori, they were absolutely right. By mid-August, Kevin T. came into the Adoption Center with his sights set on Tori. “As soon as I saw her, I was in love, “ Kevin said about his first introduction with Tori. To read more about their immediate bond and how Tori is settling into her new home, visit (link in bio!)
#adoptdontshop #adoptaspca


Whiskey is celebrating #TongueOutTuesday! This friendly guy was transported from Texas to the ASPCA in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Stop by our Adoption Center in #NYC and meet this lovable guy! 🐾❤️ #adoptaspca #adoptdontshop


It's a very special day at our NYC Adoption Center! We're here with Mateo, who's fulfilling his wish to volunteer with the ASPCA through @makeawishamerica. Follow Mateo's special day on our IG Story today! 😺#WagsandWishes (@makeawishmetrony)


September is Special Needs Pet Month, and we're celebrating with one of our favorite stories! Watch this teaser of Chispi’s amazing transformation and visit (link in bio) to view the full video and read her story ❤️ hint: she gets new wheels!


Roscoe was rescued by the ASPCA at the request of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office last July 16 with 25 other cats and one dog from an overcrowded mobile home in Marshallville, Ohio. The animals were surrendered by their owner before being transported to several shelters—including Citizens for Humane Action Animal Shelter (CHA), which took in nine cats for adoption. It was there that Roscoe met Laurie S. – a cat lover who had recently lost the second of her two Maine Coon cats – an orange-and-white, long-haired beauty named Norman. Roscoe and Laurie turned out to be the perfect match, read the rest of their heartwarming story at
#cats #catsofinstagram #adoptdont shop


Just another day at the ASPCA office, Fernando led today's meeting! 🐾


Meet Banana! This soft-spoken guy is a very affectionate kitty 😽His favorite pastime is lounging the day away on your lap as you read or work. Swipe left to watch his video! Interested in adopting Banana? Visit for more info! #cat #catsofinstagram #adoptdontshop


View exclusive footage of our disaster response efforts in Florida, our member support helps make life-saving work like this possible! Visit to learn more.


Happy Friday! 😽We're going #live with some adorable #kittens, make sure to tune in! For more info on adopting, visit
#kitten #adoptdontshop


In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, reuniting dogs and cats with their owners is a top priority. ASPCA responder E.G. Aguilar returns Princess, Marilyn Kilgore’s cat, to her at her home in Sour Lake, which was damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Read more: (link in bio!)


IRMA UPDATE: More pics from the transport of shelter animals that arrived at the ASPCA mega emergency shelter in South Carolina. Please be safe out there!
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IRMA UPDATE: We are on the ground right now transporting and caring for hundreds of shelter animals affected by Hurricane Irma. Please be safe out there! #hurricaneirma #irma #rescue #animalrescue


IRMA UPDATE: ASPCA responders are working to relocate hundreds of shelter animals to safer grounds where they can ride out the storm. Stay tuned for more updates: #hurricaneirma #irma #aspcaresponds


As the ASPCA readies for Irma, the ASPCA Disaster Response Team has been working tirelessly in Texas to relocate shelter animals, move supplies, rescue and shelter displaced pets, and provide other resources where they’re needed most. Your support is what makes our life-saving work possible, wherever and whenever we are needed. Please donate today at (link in bio)


HAPPENING NOW: The ASPCA is on the road transporting hundreds of animals out of affected shelters in Texas and Louisiana! Your support is needed now. Please visit to help today! #hurricaneharvey #dogsonthemove #rescue


The ASPCA's disaster response team is on the ground with search-and-rescue, sheltering and relocation teams ready to assist displaced animals affected by #HurricaneHarvey. You can help us make the most of all of our life-saving efforts by donating today at


Happy #NationalDogDay!! ❤️🐶🐾 Leave us a comment and tell us why you love dogs! #adoptdontshop #adoptaspca


Professional #kitten rescuer @kittenxlady is taking over our Instagram Story today at 3pm EST! Watch her meet some adorable #kittens from our Los Angeles Foster Program, featuring special guest Baby Marm! 🍼🐱 #adoptdontshop #kittenlady