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Latest Press Releases
Friday, August 15, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Central California SPCA in Fresno, Calif. is again at the top of the leaderboard in Division Five of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) welcomes the new federal rule issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulating the importation of puppies.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted $20,000 toward this Saturday’s ‘Empty the Shelter’ adoption events across North Texas.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) applauds Massachusetts lawmakers for passing a measure to increase maximum jail time and monetary penalties for animal cruelty.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is urging New York municipalities to consider more effective, targeted approaches when cracking down on unregulated pet dealers in the wake of recently-passed legislation in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
Monday, August 4, 2014
For the eighth consecutive year, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) will partner with the Hampton Classic Horse Show to raise awareness of critical animal welfare issues and find forever homes for local shelter animals.
Friday, August 1, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds President Barack Obama for signing the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, legislation passed by Congress to protect animals in crisis by enabling veterinarians to more easily perform life-saving services.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) are reporting significant progress in the fight against animal cruelty in New York City since January 1, when the NYPD took the lead role in responding to all animal cruelty complaints in the five boroughs and the ASPCA expanded its direct care support for its victims.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted over $1.7 million to equine rescue groups assisting retired racehorses since launching the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative in 2010. A major grants program, the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative aids in the rescue and rehabilitation of retired racehorses to save them from slaughter.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Humane Alliance today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the opening of the new PetSmart Charities® Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Training Center, co-funded by the ASPCA.

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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