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Latest Press Releases
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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
As National Animal Poison Prevention Month kicks off, The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that, for the first time ever, over-the-counter medications and supplements surpassed prescription medications to take the top spot on the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets, according to the annual data of cases handled by the APCC.
Friday, February 26, 2016
The ASPCA commends Indiana lawmakers for unanimously passing H.B. 1201, a critical bill that will require shelters to spay/neuter dogs and cats prior to adoption. This comprehensive statewide spay/neuter law will dramatically decrease pet homelessness numbers and euthanasia rates at Indiana shelters. H.B. 1201 now heads to Gov. Mike Pence for his approval.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
The ASPCA commends federal lawmakers for introducing legislation that will significantly improve the process of caring for animal victims connected to federal animal fighting cases.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
At the request of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA is assisting with evidence collection and managing the removal and sheltering of 47 dogs, four cats and a horse living in an overcrowded home in Bell, Fla. The investigation was initiated by the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office when a concerned citizen reported a dead horse in the front yard of the residence as well as several dogs who appeared to be neglected.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The ASPCA today announced that the more than 50 dogs seized from a puppy mill in Mio, Mich. are now available for adoption at the Roscommon County Animal Shelter. The dogs were rescued by the ASPCA and Oscoda County Sheriff’s Department last December following complaints of abuse and neglect at the facility.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
At the request of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting with the seizure and care of nearly 600 animals from The Haven, a 122-acre unlicensed, self-described animal rescue in Raeford, N.C. The owners of the facility were arrested on charges of animal cruelty after a search warrant was served Wednesday morning.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Animal Assistance Foundation have joined forces to provide a grant totaling $30,000 to Pets Forever. The funds will support Pets Forever’s efforts to provide low-income elderly and disabled Larimer County residents with supplies, services and resources that will help them maintain ownership of their pets.
Friday, January 15, 2016
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the recipients of this year’s ASPCA Midwest Disaster Resiliency Grants—a program that provides much-needed funding, training, and expertise to local communities to better serve and assist animals and pet owners during and after disasters.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that in 2015 it awarded over $1 million in equine-related grants to support 124 organizations across the country in their efforts to rescue and rehabilitate horses.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has launched a campaign -- including a compelling video – urging the public to actively support stronger animal fighting sentencing guidelines by submitting comments to the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC) during a public commenting period which runs through March 21.


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