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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden, Colo. is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Four of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Clay County Animal Care and Control in Green Cove Springs, Fla. is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Two of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Monday, July 14, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the 1,000th equine grant awarded by the ASPCA Equine Fund.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act (H.R. 1528), which will enable veterinarians to more easily perform life-saving services for animals in crisis.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Nearly one-in-five lost pets goes missing after being scared by the sound of fireworks, thunderstorms or other loud noises according to recent survey findings. Because having the right information at your fingertips is key when the unthinkable happens, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has developed its first-ever interactive smart phone app to help pet parents find their lost animals.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced two new members in its Field Investigations and Response team: John Bolin will serve as Northeast regional investigator, and Elizabeth Serca-Dominguez as manager of disaster response.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the five winners of the 2014 ASPCA Help a Horse Day Celebration contest, a nationwide grant competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the lifesaving year-round work they do to care for at-risk horses.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today urged Gov. Jerry Brown to sign AB 1810, which removes a state mandate to euthanize any animal abandoned at an animal care facility, including veterinary offices, spay/neuter clinics, animal hospitals, and grooming facilities, if a new home is not found within 24 days.
Friday, June 13, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 4,914 dogs and cats were adopted in the first week of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. A total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) received a $10,000 grant from the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to purchase specialized equipment to investigate animal cruelty and neglect cases.

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ASPCA in the News

huffingtonpost.com – May 29, 2014
How to Fight a Puppy Mill

dnainfo.com – May 28, 2014
ASPCA to Open Facility for Orphaned Kittens and Abused Dogs

petcarenews.com – May 28, 2014
5 Ways to be an Effective Advocate for Animals

usatoday.com – May 24, 2014
Senior dogs still have love to give

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