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Latest Press Releases
Saturday, September 13, 2008
NEW YORK, September 13, 2008 - The ASPCA today advised pet owners to discontinue using certain dog and cat foods manufactured by Mars Petcare US, which has voluntarily issued a nationwide recall because of potential contamination with Salmonell...
Sunday, August 31, 2008
NEW YORK, August 31, 2008 - In its first day of pre-storm assistance on the Gulf Coast, the ASPCA helped care for 38 evacuated animals from St. John Parish Animal Shelter in La Place, La., which is now closed until after Hurricane Gustav. ...
Saturday, August 30, 2008
NEW YORK, August 30, 2008 - The ASPCA has deployed a team of disaster response experts to assist the state of Louisiana in pre- and post-storm evacuation and sheltering in anticipation of Hurricane Gustav. Louisiana state officials have declare...
Friday, August 29, 2008
NEW YORK, August 29, 2008 - Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Kwang Lee of Queens on August 25 for neglecting his two dogs, a Pomeranian and Chihuahua, both six years old. ASPCA Special Agent Joanne Sandano responded to a...
Friday, August 22, 2008
NEW YORK, August 22, 2008 - The ASPCA today announced that it was again part of a team of animal welfare agencies, led by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), as well as the Appalachian Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s office and...
Thursday, August 21, 2008
NEW YORK, August 21, 2008 - The ASPCA today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Saranac Technical Rescue Team (STRT) in Saranac, New York, to expand the ASPCA’s Disaster Response capabilities. Specifically, the ASPCA has prov...
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
NEW YORK, August 20, 2008 - The ASPCA today applauded the indictment in the case of Tennessee’s largest-ever puppy mill raid of more than 700 dogs earlier this summer. A grand jury formally indicted Patricia Adkisson yesterday on 24 felony coun...
Friday, August 15, 2008
NEW YORK, August 15, 2008 - Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested two New Yorkers this past week for misdemeanor animal cruelty. On August 11, ASPCA Special Agent Kristi Adams arrested Francesca Sullivan, 21, of Brooklyn on o...
Thursday, August 14, 2008
NEW YORK, August 14, 2008 - The ASPCA today responded to recent news reports surrounding the operators of both E & A and A & J Kennels of Kutztown, Pa. shooting 80 dogs after state dog wardens ordered medical exams on many of their animals to e...
Friday, August 1, 2008
NEW YORK, August 1,2008-Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Russell Hobbs on July 25 for animal cruelty. ASPCA Special Agent Peter Rivas arrested Hobbs, 32, of 2100 Harrison Avenue in the Bronx, for abandoning his sick eight...


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petcarenews.com – May 28, 2014
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usatoday.com – May 24, 2014
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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