August 2, 2013 House Training Dos and Don'ts Whether you're the proud pet parent of a puppy or a full-grown dog, chances are, at some point, you and your pooch have had some words about where he should and shouldn't relieve himself. Think you know all the right ways to house train? Some of our dos and don'ts might surprise you. Find out what not to do when house training your pet. Read more... ASPCA Happy Tail: Two's Company When Allison B. visited the ASPCA Adoption Center in Manhattan for the first time earlier this month, she left with not one, but two kittens. She named them Sierra and Tobias. Read her twice-as-sweet adoption story. Tell the USDA: Don't Back Down on Disaster Plan Rule Outcry from special interests has caused the UDSA to pull back from its new rule requiring certain animal enterprises to have a disaster plan. Someone pays for this lack of planning: you. Contact Secretary Vilsack today! “Paw Patrol” Exclusives from Nick Jr. and the ASPCA The ASPCA has partnered with Nick Jr. on its animal-themed show “Paw Patrol.” Parents of young children: Check out these coloring pages and pet adoption checklist, available only at ASPCA.org. Reminder: Vote for Your Favorite $100K Challenge Photos We received hundreds of adorable submissions from folks who adopted pets during our annual shelter competition. Visit our $100K Challenge Pinterest board to vote for your favorite photo—and hurry, voting closes on Monday. ASPCA Pet of the Week: Samson Suburban and rural adopters: Samson is a soulful, affectionate guy who needs help learning the world isn't so scary after all. He's looking for an adopter who can draw on previous experience with fearful dogs. Is it you?