Pets, Poverty and the Pandemic
The impact on animal welfare
Matthew Bershadker is president and CEO of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the first animal welfare organization in America and a national leader in the rescue and protection of at-risk animals.
Under Matt’s leadership, the ASPCA has established and expanded critical animal protection, community support, and COVID-19 response programs across the country with the goal of creating systemic change for animals in need.
A lifelong animal lover, Matt joined the ASPCA in 2001.