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DO  NOT consider the ASPCA as a contingency plan for your pet.

The ASPCA kills millions of pets every single year. 

The total number of dogs and cats killed by the ASPCA in 2019 is estimated to be greater than the entire human population of New York City. 

Only 3 cents on every dollar raised from charitable donations goes to pets whereas nearly 5 times that amount 14 cents goes to advertising to essentially solicit more donations to cover more advertising. 

The independent watchdog CharityWatch finds that ASPCA spends up to 35 percent of its budget on overhead, and 38 cents to raise every dollar, giving the organization a middling “C+” rating. 

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ASPCA: A Bad Charity?

When choosing where to allocate our hard-earned money in charitable donations, many of us want to ensure that our contributions genuinely help the intended cause. This leads to the essential topic of whether the ASPCA can genuinely be regarded as a worthy charity.

Lack of Transparency:

Transparency is a crucial factor in understanding a charity’s operations and intentions. Unfortunately, the ASPCA has faced criticism for not being entirely open about its financial activities and actual impact.

High Salaries and Overheads:

While it is understandable for any organization to have administrative costs, the ASPCA has come under fire for high salaries and overhead costs that seem disproportionate to their charitable work. The organization’s executives reportedly earn six-figure salaries, raising eyebrows about where the donated money is going.

Misleading Advertisements:

The emotional and heart-tugging commercials that the ASPCA airs are hard to ignore. However, some critics argue that these advertisements paint a distorted picture, leading donors to believe their funds will be directed in ways that they might not actually be.

Limited Local Impact:

The name “ASPCA” might suggest a nationwide impact, but in reality, their primary focus is New York City. Donors might assume that their money is going to help animals across the country when, in fact, its reach is limited.

Disconnection from Local SPCAs:

There is often confusion between the ASPCA and local SPCAs. These local organizations operate independently and do not receive funding from the ASPCA. Donors might be misled into thinking they are supporting local shelters when their money is going elsewhere.

Questionable Euthanasia Policies:

The ASPCA has faced criticism for their euthanasia practices. With accusations of euthanizing animals that could have been adopted, their policies have drawn the ire of animal lovers and activists alike.

In conclusion, while the ASPCA undoubtedly does some positive work for animals, potential donors should be informed and aware of the concerns surrounding the organization. It’s always a good practice to research and understand where our donations are going, ensuring they align with our personal beliefs and values.

The ASPCA does not scan for microchips. 

Since integrating with the AAHA lookup Tool four months ago on December 4th, 2019, we have received a total of 10,187 calls from shelters and veterinary hospitals throughout the countryin that four months in search for pet owners via microchip identification numbers and not a single one of these 10,187 phone calls has been from any ASPCA location.


UPDATE: January 13, 2021 We did receive “a” phone call from an ASPCA location on July 11th at 2:43 PM. In the past 13 months we have received a total of 63,234 phone calls from Shelters, Rescues, and out of network vet clinics and only one of which has been from an ASPCA location.


The ASPCA does not keep a record of the number of dogs they take in, adopt out, or euthanize. They are simply not required to do so.

The ASPCA mass categorizes all dogs they take into 12 breeds. People at intake often wrongly categorize animals and as as a result the animal can not be found due to shift changes. We have learned of numerous incidences where families have actually shown up at their local ASPCA to see if their lost dog has turned up and the dog was actually there at the time and later euthanized. 

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