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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, June 26, 2008
NEW YORK, June 26, 2008—The ASPCA is assisting in Tennessee’s largest-ever puppy mill raid of more than 700 dogs, lending a special forensic cruelty investigation team that includes two forensic veterinarians, as well as its "Mobile Animal Crim...
Friday, June 20, 2008
NEW YORK, June 20, 2008—The ASPCA today announced it will award a $12,000 grant to the Morgan County Animal Shelter in Martinsville, Ind., following the recent and devastating floods in the state. “This grant will assist with the care and m...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
NEW YORK, June 17, 2008—The ASPCA today responded to recent news reports surrounding Helena-West Helena, Ark., Mayor James Valley’s involvement in the release of stray dogs to a nearby national forest due to inadequate shelter space. “Lack ...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
WHO: Two experts from the ASPCA Dr. Randall Lockwood, Senior Vice President of Anti-Cruelty Initiatives and Legislative Services, and Dr. Lila Miller, Vice President of Veterinary Outreach will be in Portland, Maine, this week, pres...
Thursday, April 10, 2008
NEW YORK, April 10, 2008—Four key staff members of the ASPCA were recognized today for their invaluable assistance in the 2007 federal investigation of former NFL star Michael Vick, in a private award ceremony presided over by United States Att...
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
NEW YORK, April 1, 2008—Since 1866, the ASPCA has led the way in providing effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals in the United States. Now, the organization’s history is chronicled in HERITAGE OF CARE: The American Society fo...
Monday, March 31, 2008
NEW YORK, March 31, 2008—The ASPCA today announced that Dr. Robert W. Reisman, Medical Coordinator of Animal Cruelty Cases at the ASPCA Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital, was named Veterinarian of the Year by the Veterinary Medical Association of ...
Friday, March 14, 2008
NEW YORK, March 14, 2008—In one of the largest anti-cruelty raids of recent times, more than 600 cats living in squalor are being removed from the property known as the “Tiger Ranch Cat Sanctuary” in Tarentum, Pa. by a team of 120 animal welfar...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
NEW YORK, March 12, 2008—When the urge to adopt strikes, few potential pet parents consider the costs of pet ownership, which can often be far greater (and run longer) than they anticipated. The ASPCA today released its updated guide to pet cos...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
NEW YORK, March 12, 2008—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Bronx resident Jose Semprit on March 6 for misdemeanor animal cruelty. Mr. Semprit, 61, was arrested by ASPCA Special Agent Kristi Adams after a concerned neighbor...


ASPCA in the News

huffingtonpost.com – May 29, 2014
How to Fight a Puppy Mill

dnainfo.com – May 28, 2014
ASPCA to Open Facility for Orphaned Kittens and Abused Dogs

petcarenews.com – May 28, 2014
5 Ways to be an Effective Advocate for Animals

usatoday.com – May 24, 2014
Senior dogs still have love to give

washingtontimes.com – April 3, 2014
13 arrested in Milwaukee dogfighting investigation

jsonline.com – April 3, 2014
12 Milwaukee residents charged in dogfighting investigation

washingtonpost.com – April 3, 2014
Md. General Assembly makes all dog owners liable for attack regardless of animal’s breed

abcnews.go.com – March 28, 2014
Critics: Kentucky Senators 'Snuck' 'Ag-Gag' into Animal Rights Bill

Today – February 20, 2014
Chow down! Homemade food for your pooch

washingtontimes.com – February 21, 2014
Animal advocates lobby state on pet shop breeders

connectionnewspapers.com – February 20, 2014
Letter: Ending Fox Penning

wtsp.com – February 19, 2014
74 Greyhounds killed at Florida tracks in seven months

mysuncoast.com – February 19, 2014
Groups push state lawmakers to increase regulation of dog racing

huffingtonpost.com – February 17, 2014
Michigan Wolves Don't Need to Die