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Latest Press Releases
Monday, July 23, 2007
NEW YORK, July 23, 2007 — The ASPCA today revealed that it is currently assisting in the federal investigation against Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and three other individuals, who were indicted on July 17 by a federal grand jury in...
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
NEW YORK, July 18, 2007 — The ASPCA today responded to news reports on the federal indictment of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick. Said President & CEO Ed Sayres, “It is gratifying to see federal authorities taking an active role i...
Monday, July 16, 2007
NEW YORK, July 16, 2007 — WHAT: On Tuesday July 17th, the ASPCA will unveil a third mobile spay/neuter clinic in its fleet during a special ceremony at the ASPCA headquarters in Manhattan. The new 685 square-foot mobile spay/neuter van was...
Thursday, July 12, 2007
NEW YORK, July 12, 2007— STATEMENT: Following is the ASPCA’s official position on carriage horses: the ASPCA is not opposed to the use of horses and other equines in pulling carts and carriages for hire, provided that all of the anima...
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
NEW YORK, July 10, 2007 — The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today proudly announced the release of a new textbook designed to better help veterinarians and animal welfare professionals in the understanding an...
Thursday, July 5, 2007
NEW YORK, July 5, 2007 — The ASPCA was among the first of agencies to help provide rescue and relief efforts to animals stranded or left behind in homes after major flooding this week in the Midwest. The ASPCA was deployed on Monday, July ...
Friday, June 15, 2007
NEW YORK, June 15, 2007—Based on news reports that the U. S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regards widespread contamination of pet food with acetaminophen to be unlikely, the ASPCA believes that pet parents can ease their guard somewha...
Monday, June 11, 2007
NEW YORK, June 11, 2007 — The ASPCA today announced a $300,000 sponsorship for the Humane Alliance of Western North Carolina's National Spay/Neuter Response Team to provide a strategic training program and facilitators to mentor organizations t...
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
NEW YORK, June 6, 2007—With reports that acetaminophen has been found in brands of cat and dog food not included on the Menu Foods recall list, the ASPCA today reminded pet parents that vigilance is the key to keeping their pets safe and health...
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
NEW YORK, June 5, 2007 — The ASPCA and the makers of Fresh Step litter today announced that they are partnering again this summer to help raise awareness of the plight of homeless cats and kittens in this country. As the ASPCA marks “Adopt-A-Sh...


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washingtontimes.com – February 21, 2014
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