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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that it has been awarded more than $1.4 million in funding from Subaru of America, Inc. as a result of its participation in the Subaru “Share the Love” event. Sixty-two percent of the donation the ASPCA received already...
Monday, March 26, 2012
Velet at the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in Manhattan NEW YORK—Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) agents of the ASPCA ...
Friday, March 23, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that 108 shelters spanning the nation have been selected to compete in the “Qualifying Heat” of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.  The contenders now must get their supporters to vote online from April 5-16, and...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
In response to concerns from the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), measures will be put in place to ensure that puppy mill dogs will no longer be sold via Marketplace on Facebook, an action the ASPCA believes...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week, the ASPCA applauds Reps. John Campbell (R-Calif.) and Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) for introducing H.R. 4214, legislation to protect pets and wildlife from the deadly poisons...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The ASPCA today announced it will provide more than $340,000 to 15 local municipal shelters, animal control agencies and non-profits throughout the state of New York to create and expand low-cost spay/neuter programs. ...
Monday, March 19, 2012
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), through its Shelter Response Partnership network, is transporting 136 dogs from Rowan County, Ky., to various rescue groups throughout the Midwest and Northeast following...
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and the ASPCA applaud the Idaho House of Representatives for passing a bill that would strengthen the state’s cockfighting ban and provide for stronger penalties in cases of animal torture. ...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The two largest animal protection organizations in the country are adding their voices to those in Utah who are urging Gov. Gary Herbert to veto Utah’s notorious “ag gag” bill, H.B. 0187, which would criminalize the investigation of animal...


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