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Latest Press Releases
Friday, April 17, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and its Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) today revealed that human medications again top of the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets, according to cases handled by the APCC.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has begun transporting dogs to various animal welfare agencies in 11 states following the seizure of the dogs from a large, substandard breeding facility—frequently referred to as a puppy mill—in Needham, Ala. last month.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the participants in its 2015 ASPCA Help a Horse Day grants contest.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
A nationwide poll of law enforcement released today by the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) exposes serious obstacles for law enforcement to investigate one of the most horrific forms of animal cruelty—dog fighting. The release of the findings coincides with National Dog Fighting Awareness Day (April 8), a day created to shine a light on this widespread issue.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Three Akita dogs who were rescued from a large, commercial breeding facility have successfully completed the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) Behavioral Rehabilitation program and are now awaiting permanent homes at rescue groups in New Jersey.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Today, Return to Freedom, the founding organization of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), signed a cooperative agreement with the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) to humanely manage more than 1,500 horses in the Virginia Range, which encompasses more than 280,000 acres.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) has received a $10,000 grant from the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) after a large-scale rescue of animals including horses, goats and fowl last month.
Friday, March 13, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it awarded close to $14.5 million in the form of 1,288 grants to 844 unique animal welfare organizations in 2014.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
At the request of the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting in the removal, transport, sheltering and medical treatment of more than 130 dogs from a large, substandard breeding facility—frequently referred to as a puppy mill—in Needham, Ala.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
At the request of the Stone County Sheriff’s Department, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today removed nearly 100 dogs from Innocent Hearts Animal Rescue, a self-described no-kill dog rescue in Mountain View, Ark. Following the Stone County Sheriff’s investigation into neglect at the facility, Innocent Hearts Animal Rescue acknowledged they lacked sufficient resources to continue to care for the dogs, and voluntarily surrendered them to the ASPCA.

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