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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
NEW YORK, March 12, 2008—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Bronx resident Jose Semprit on March 6 for misdemeanor animal cruelty. Mr. Semprit, 61, was arrested by ASPCA Special Agent Kristi Adams after a concerned neighbor...
Friday, March 7, 2008
NEW YORK, March 7, 2008—The ASPCA today urged the United States Marine Corps to release the findings of its investigation of a video clip recently seen on several social networking sites wherein a member of the United States Military—seemingly ...
Thursday, February 28, 2008
NEW YORK, February 28, 2008—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the arrested Manhattan resident Irvin Bennett, on February 26, on charges of felony animal cruelty. Mr. Bennett, 21, of 621 East 9th Street, was arrested by ASPCA Special Agent K...
Friday, February 8, 2008
NEW YORK, February 8, 2008—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Manhattan resident Diana Elias on Tuesday, February 5, on charges of misdemeanor animal cruelty. Ms. Elias, 52, of 114 E. 122nd Street, was arrested by ASPCA Spe...
Friday, February 1, 2008
NEW YORK, February 11, 2008—The ASPCA today announced that Dr. Steven R. Hansen, board-certified veterinary toxicologist and director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center in Urbana, Ill., was named 2007 Veterinarian of the Year (sponsore...
Friday, January 25, 2008
NEW YORK, January 25, 2008—With today’s sentencing hearing in Richmond, Va., of dogfighter Oscar E. Allen, who pleaded guilty in October 2007 to the same dogfighting conspiracy charge as suspended NFL quarterback Michael Vick and his other co-d...
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
NEW YORK, January 22, 2008—Special Agent Jennifer Sarasky of the ASPCA arrested Mr. Nicholas Kaiassas on January 15, 2008, for Animal Cruelty. On December 30, 2007, Special Agent Sarasky discovered an emaciated female pit bull, caged and se...
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
NEW YORK, December 4, 2008 - Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Cedric Flemming of the Bronx on November 20 for neglecting his seven-year-old dog, a female St. Bernard mix. ASPCA Special Agent John DeLaTorre responded to a ...
Friday, December 28, 2007
NEW YORK, December 28, 2007—The ASPCA announces the arrest of Bronx resident Robert Tull, a suspect in the striking and killing of a four-and-a-half-month-old male cat in front of a building at 1581 Fulton Avenue, Bronx. The arrest, made by ASP...
Friday, December 28, 2007
NEW YORK, December 10, 2007—The ASPCA applauded the strong and appropriate sentence received today by NFL quarterback, Michael Vick, as he appeared before Judge Henry Hudson in Richmond, Va. Vick, who pleaded guilty in August 2007 to federal ch...

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