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Latest Press Releases
Friday, January 25, 2013
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), in conjunction with the Bronx District Attorney’s Office, today announced that Raul Sanchez has pleaded guilty for his role in a major dog fighting operation in the Bronx....
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The ASPCA commends U.S. Reps. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), John Campbell (R-Calif.), and Jim Moran (D-Va.) for reintroducing legislation to strengthen laws against animal fighting.  The Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
SaveABunny, Inc., a volunteer-based, non-profit animal rescue group, today announced it has been chosen to receive a $25,000 "Angels in Top Hats" grant from the ASPCA for its commitment to rescuing rabbits. This grant will fund urgently needed...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The ASPCA today announced that it awarded more than $1.8 million in the form of over 250 grants to support equine welfare groups in 42 states and the District of Columbia in 2012. The grants were primarily awarded as part of the ASPCA Equine Fund,...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The ASPCA today released the names of the 50 animal shelters that will compete in the 2013 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. ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The ASPCA today released the findings from a recent poll of more than 1,000 pet guardians across the country, which has uncovered new data on people planning for their pets' futures in the event that the human caretaker dies. The survey shows that...
Monday, January 14, 2013
Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) agents of the ASPCA have arrested two suspects on separate animal cruelty incidents. The animal victims, three puppies, suffered from various forms of neglect.  ...
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States, Farm Sanctuary, Mercy For Animals, Compassion Over Killing, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)are urging the New Hampshire House...
Monday, January 7, 2013
The ASPCA today announced the appointment of Dr. Jed Rogers to the position of senior vice president of Animal Health Services. In this position, Dr. Rogers will oversee the Animal Health Services teams which include the ASPCA's Animal Poison...
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The ASPCA today announced that applications are now open in the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with $600,000 in prize grants to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs. ...


ASPCA in the News

washingtontimes.com – April 3, 2014
13 arrested in Milwaukee dogfighting investigation

jsonline.com – April 3, 2014
12 Milwaukee residents charged in dogfighting investigation

washingtonpost.com – April 3, 2014
Md. General Assembly makes all dog owners liable for attack regardless of animal’s breed

abcnews.go.com – March 28, 2014
Critics: Kentucky Senators 'Snuck' 'Ag-Gag' into Animal Rights Bill

Today – February 20, 2014
Chow down! Homemade food for your pooch

washingtontimes.com – February 21, 2014
Animal advocates lobby state on pet shop breeders

connectionnewspapers.com – February 20, 2014
Letter: Ending Fox Penning

wtsp.com – February 19, 2014
74 Greyhounds killed at Florida tracks in seven months

mysuncoast.com – February 19, 2014
Groups push state lawmakers to increase regulation of dog racing

huffingtonpost.com – February 17, 2014
Michigan Wolves Don't Need to Die