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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that in 2013 it awarded approximately $1.4 million in grants to support equine rescues and sanctuaries in 43 states and the District of Columbia.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
In anticipation of multiple winter storms hitting the central and eastern U.S. this week, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) urges pet owners to take measures to keep their families and pets safe. Winter storm Maximus has already affected 30 states, many of which will also be affected by Nika later this week.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today officially launched its ASPCA Partner Community program in Charlotte, N.C. The program is a collaborative and innovative effort to increase the number of lives saved among at-risk and homeless pets in the area, and is part of a national initiative called The ASPCA Partnership.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a provision to crack down on animal fighting in the Farm Bill conference report.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released the names of the 50 animal shelters that will compete in the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with a total of $600,000 in prize grants up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs.
Monday, January 27, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. Congress for advancing the final Farm Bill conference report that includes language to crackdown on animal fighting and rejects the dangerous King Amendment.
Friday, January 24, 2014
After a successful four-month pilot program in the Bronx, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) have announced the full citywide rollout of their strategic and pioneering collaboration to provide broader and enhanced protection to New York City’s animals and quicker enforcement of animal cruelty laws.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), at the request of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office and Pulaski County Attorney's Office, is assisting in the removal, transport, sheltering and medical treatment of more than 40 dogs from a large, substandard breeding facility—frequently referred to as a puppy mill—called Dream Catcher Kennels in Nancy, Ky.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Recognizing the need for continued education in the field of veterinary forensic sciences, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the University of Florida’s Maples Center for Forensic Medicine today announced a new graduate program that will give students the opportunity to earn a Master of Science degree in Veterinary Forensic Sciences from the University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville, Fla.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Virginia voters overwhelmingly oppose the practice of “fox penning” by a more than 9-to-1 margin – and a large majority support legislation to prohibit the practice. A new poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research surveyed 625 statewide voters on various animal welfare issues.

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