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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The ASPCA commended New Jersey lawmakers today for unanimously voting in favor of a bill requiring pet stores to disclose the origins of the dogs they sell and prohibit them from sourcing animals from breeders who fail to meet even the most basic care standards prescribed by federal and state law.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds Ohio lawmakers for passing S.B. 177, which will help Ohio’s families and companion animals by giving judges the clear legal authority to include pets in protective orders for victims of domestic violence. The bill now heads to Gov. John Kasich to be signed into law.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama concluded sentencing today for eight individuals arrested during the second largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history in August 2013.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
A group of outstanding animals and people – including a therapy cat, a 10-year-old girl with a special wish, a twelve-term Congressman and a resilient pit bull– will be honored at this year’s ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) Humane Awards Luncheon in New York City.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
At the request of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina (USASC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting with a federal operation involving drugs and dog fighting in and around the Columbia, S.C. area.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for children and adults, but scary costumes, decorations and toxic treats can be frightening and dangerous for household pets. To help pet owners avoid the real-life nightmare of a vet visit during the witching hour, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) released a list of the top five threats to pets on Halloween.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) announced today that animals seized last month from an overcrowded mobile home in rural Kendall, Wis. will be transferred to Dane County Humane Society in Madison to be made available for adoption.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Southern Pines Animal Shelter in Hattiesburg, Miss. has won Division Three of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden, Colo. has won Division Four of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that two shelters in Central California have finished in first and second place in the nation in the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

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