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Latest Press Releases
Friday, June 28, 2013
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), and Animal Protection of New Mexico are dismayed over the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recent decision to approve an application for a...
Saturday, June 22, 2013
NEW YORK--The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today announced that it has completed its work in The Carroll Petrie Foundation Dog Rescue Project, a $1 million initiative that has funded much-needed treatments...
Saturday, June 22, 2013
NEW YORK--The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) commends the New York Senate for passing a bill to regulate pet dealers in the final hours of the state's 2013 session. The bill, S. 3753-A, sponsored by Sen. Mark...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for approving an amendment to its fiscal year 2014 Agriculture Appropriations bill that would prevent the use of taxpayer dollars by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to inspect horse slaughter facilities.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The ASPCA applauds Nevada legislators for passing nine animal-friendly bills during the 2013 legislative session. Among the new laws that increase protections for horses and companion animals are those banning the intentional tripping of horses,...
Friday, June 14, 2013
In an effort to give dozens of dogs a new "leash" on life, the ASPCA is funding the transport of 52 dogs from the Great Plains SPCA locations in Merriam, Kan. and Independence, Mo. to Pets Alive Animal Sanctuary in Middletown, N.Y. The transport...
Thursday, June 13, 2013
The ASPCA commends the members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for approving an amendment to its fiscal year 2014 Agriculture Appropriations bill that would prevent the use of taxpayer dollars by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), at the request of the Indiana Gaming Commission, Gaming Control Division and Monroe County Humane Association, is assisting in the forensic evidence collection, removal, transport and sheltering of more than 60 fighting roosters from a property in Spencer, Ind.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The ASPCA today announced the launch of a new tool on its "No Pet Store Puppies" website that allows consumers to link pet stores that sell puppies with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) licensed commercial dog breeders that supply puppies to...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The ASPCA commends the U.S. Senate for passing the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act as part of  the Farm Bill (Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 – S. 954). This provision would make attending an animal fight a federal offense...

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