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ASPCA

  1. 1. ASPCA<br />The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals<br />
  2. 2. 1to1<br />1st in America <br />1 of the largest in the World<br />
  3. 3. Henry Bergh<br />Founding Father<br />Convinced NY Legislature to incorporate ASPCA on April 10, 1866<br />
  4. 4. “provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”<br />-Henry Bergh, 1866<br />Target Mission<br />
  5. 5. CommunityOutreach<br />8<br />Programs or Services<br />
  6. 6. ASPCA Onyx & Breezy Shefts Adoption Center<br />12,000 sq. feet<br />300 cats and dogs<br />2 labs for namesake<br />1,000’s adopted yearly<br />
  7. 7. Mobile Adoption Center<br />Travels to match owners with animals<br />4 days a week<br />
  8. 8. ASPCA Partnership<br />Started in 2007<br />3 year partnerships<br />Target communities<br />To have positive outcomes for all at risk animals in U.S.<br />
  9. 9. Meet Your Match<br />Research based adoption<br />Matches preferences with specific behaviors<br />
  10. 10. ASPCAPro.org<br />Tools & resources for animal welfare professionals nationwide<br />
  11. 11. Animal – Based Therapy<br />Trains dogs, cats, and humans<br />Brings love, hope & cheer to medical mental health facilities & schools<br />
  12. 12. Disaster Readiness<br />Preparedness:<br /> educates, and prepares people to manage pet needs in emergency or disaster<br />Response:<br />12 person group<br /> deploys when asked by government<br />2, 20ft trailers with rescue equipment<br />
  13. 13. ASPCA Equine Fund<br />Assists equine rescues and sanctuaries w/ capital improvements and education programs<br />
  14. 14. AnimalHealthServices<br />6<br />Programs or Services<br />
  15. 15. Animal Behavior Center<br />Located in Urbana, IL<br />Educational Services<br />Continuing Education<br />Pet Behavior Research<br />Sound practical advice for pet owners<br />
  16. 16. Animal Poison Control Center<br />Urbana, IL<br />24 hrs/ 365 days<br />30 licensed vets<br />Live on-call assistance<br />Consultation<br />
  17. 17. Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital<br />General, emergency, & specialized veterinary care<br />2007:<br /> treated 25,287animals<br />4,393walk-in emergencies<br />
  18. 18. Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic Outreach<br />Free & low cost spay/neuter surgery & rabies vaccinations<br />State-of-the-art surgical suites<br />
  19. 19. Grief Counseling<br />Pet Loss Hotline for owners grieving the loss of their pet<br />
  20. 20. Veterinary Outreach<br />3 veterinarians<br />Expert consulting<br />Developing written material on veterinary issues<br />Specialized training<br />
  21. 21. Anti-CrueltyInitiatives<br />3<br />Programs or Services<br />
  22. 22. Field Services<br />Focuses on primary mission<br />Resources & training in successful prosecution of Animal Cruelty<br />Nation’s premier specialist in veterinary forensics<br />
  23. 23. Government Relations<br />Ensures strongest possible protections for animals<br />Through legislation & public policy that fight animal cruelty<br />
  24. 24. Humane Law Enforcement<br />Investigation, citation, & arrest<br />Upholds & enforces animal cruelty laws<br />Training to other law enforcement & animal protection agencies<br />
  25. 25. Policy & Position Statements<br />Many different policies and positions<br />Learn More at:<br />ASPCA.org/about-us/policy-positions<br />
  26. 26. Photo Copyrights:<br />Slide 1: Jessica Bachman personal photos<br />Slide 3:http://www.examiner.com/animal-shelters-in-san-francisco/henry- bergh-leadership-award-picture-1<br />Slides 6-11: Jessica Bachman personal photos<br />Slide 13: Jessica Bachman personal photos<br />Slide 16: Jessica Bachman personal photos<br />Slides 18-19: Jessica Bachman personal photos<br />Slides 23-24: Jessica Bachman personal photos<br />

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