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Latest Press Releases
Friday, July 26, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the launch of the Moving Animals Places (MAP) program, an interactive and free Web-based map application that will help connect animal shelters across the country. Developed in collaboration with Fujitsu and using technology courtesy of salesforce.com, MAP is the first resource of its kind that allows participating shelters with surplus animals (sources) to find and partner with shelters that have available space and a higher demand for adoptable animals (destinations).
Monday, July 22, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has awarded a grant of $10,000 to the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), which will be used to bolster its National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse (NCPAA) program that works to assist and train prosecutors and other professionals on the effective handling of animal abuse cases.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Texas Humane Heroes in Leander, Texas is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Two of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for finding homes for 408 pets during the first 30 days of the three-month competition, an increase of 192 lives saved over the same month last year.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Canyon County Animal Shelter in Caldwell, Idaho is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Three of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for sending 704 pets home during the first 30 days of the three-month competition; an increase of 267 lives saved over the same month last year.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 18,336 pets were adopted or reunited with their owners during the first month of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, a three-month competition where 49 animal shelters from across the country are working to increase adoptions in order to win a piece of the more than $600,000 in ASPCA prize grants, including a grand prize of $100,000.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Citizens for Animal Protection in Houston, Texas is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Four of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for sending 627 pets home during the first 30 days of the three-month competition; an increase of 232 lives saved over the same month last year.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Riverside County Department of Animal Services in Jurupa Valley, Calif. is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Five of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for sending 1,382 pets home during the first 30 days of the three-month competition, an increase of 309 lives saved over the same month last year.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Humane Society of Pinellas in Clearwater, Fla. is at the top of the leaderboard in Division One of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for finding homes for 325 pets during the first 30 days of the three-month competition, an increase of 153 lives saved over the same month last year.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
The Humane Society of Pinellas has been awarded an $8,000 grant from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to form and train the Humane Society Pinellas Response Team, a group of animal responders that will be dedicated to...
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
According to a new list released today by the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), five very common and dangerous conditions could affect your pets this summer. These conditions can cost thousands of dollars to...

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