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Latest Press Releases
Monday, March 23, 2015
Today, Return to Freedom, the founding organization of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), signed a cooperative agreement with the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) to humanely manage more than 1,500 horses in the Virginia Range, which encompasses more than 280,000 acres.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) has received a $10,000 grant from the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) after a large-scale rescue of animals including horses, goats and fowl last month.
Friday, March 13, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it awarded close to $14.5 million in the form of 1,288 grants to 844 unique animal welfare organizations in 2014.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
At the request of the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting in the removal, transport, sheltering and medical treatment of more than 130 dogs from a large, substandard breeding facility—frequently referred to as a puppy mill—in Needham, Ala.
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.

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