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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
At the request of the Stone County Sheriff’s Department, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today removed nearly 100 dogs from Innocent Hearts Animal Rescue, a self-described no-kill dog rescue in Mountain View, Ark. Following the Stone County Sheriff’s investigation into neglect at the facility, Innocent Hearts Animal Rescue acknowledged they lacked sufficient resources to continue to care for the dogs, and voluntarily surrendered them to the ASPCA.
Monday, February 23, 2015
At the request of Humane Society International (HSI), two of the 23 dogs rescued from a meat farm in South Korea were transported to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison, N.J., and are being transferred over to the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center at St. Hubert’s today.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the first grant recipients as part of its Midwest Disaster Resiliency Program—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, February 19, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is one of three animal welfare organizations nationwide to be featured in this weekend’s primetime television special “Best in Shelter with Jill Rappaport,” which will showcase the special appeal of shelter pets. The program will air locally on NBC® 4 New York on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET and on NBC Owned Television Stations and NECN.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Humane groups GREY2K USA and the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today released the first-ever national report on greyhound racing in the United States.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commended New Jersey legislators Sen. James Holzapfel (R-Ocean), Asm. Gregory McGuckin (R-Ocean), Asm. David Wolfe (R-Ocean) and Gov. Chris Christie for enacting a measure to create more accountability in New Jersey’s pet store industry.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Federal lawmakers today introduced a bill to require much needed protections for farm animals used for agricultural research at federal facilities. The bill follows a New York Times article that revealed egregious animal cruelty at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, a federal livestock research facility in Nebraska.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal Welfare Institute, The Humane Society of the United States, and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud the naming of Reps. Mike Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., and Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., as the new co-chairs of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus for the 114th Congress.
Friday, January 30, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that in 2014 its Equine Fund awarded over $1.1 million in grants to support 169 equine rescues and sanctuaries across the country.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Maryland Votes for Animals were joined by advocates from across Maryland at 'Voices for Animals Day' in Annapolis today to meet state lawmakers to push for legislation to increase protections for animals.

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