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What are some things to know about ASPCA adoptions?

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The primary animal shelter run by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is located in Manhattan, New York. The society works in partnership with shelters across the United States to ensure abandoned animals get the chance to be adopted or fostered by a new family.

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The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in New York allows residents of New York City to adopt or foster unwanted pets. Photos and more information about animals currently available for adoption is available on the official website. There is an emphasis on dogs and cats, but other animals may also be up for adoption.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has a nationwide database of dogs and cats looking for new homes. It is possible to search by ZIP code to discover dogs in the local area. Search results for dogs and cats up for adoption can be narrowed down using breed, sex, age and size, as well as qualities such as being declawed, house-trained and being good with cats.

Shelters run by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals are located in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Houston and other U.S. locations. Animals up for adoption in Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals shelters not only include cats and dogs, but also equine animals, small mammals and birds. The price of the adoption varies depending on the animal. Birds and rodents cost between $3 and $15, while dogs can cost between $95 and $195, as of 2016.

In order to be considered eligible to adopt from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, potential owners must be over 18 years of age, have proof of current address, have the consent of all adults in the household, and be willing to pay an adoption fee.

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