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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today urged Gov. Jerry Brown to sign AB 1810, which removes a state mandate to euthanize any animal abandoned at an animal care facility, including veterinary offices, spay/neuter clinics, animal hospitals, and grooming facilities, if a new home is not found within 24 days.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the five winners of the 2014 ASPCA Help a Horse Day Celebration contest, a nationwide grant competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the lifesaving year-round work they do to care for at-risk horses.
Friday, June 13, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 4,914 dogs and cats were adopted in the first week of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. A total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) received a $10,000 grant from the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to purchase specialized equipment to investigate animal cruelty and neglect cases.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
NEW YORK—The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today thanked Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad for enacting S.F. 2362 to protect greyhounds and restrict greyhound racing operations throughout the state.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Expanding an already deep commitment to saving the lives of New York City’s homeless and abused cats and dogs, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced plans to open a new facility dedicated to the care and treatment of two of the city’s most vulnerable animal populations.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Memorial Day is considered by many the unofficial start of summer, and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) reminds pet owners that, amidst the fun and games, pet health should be kept top of mind to help ensure a safe season for all.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today thanked Louisiana lawmakers for passing SB 523, sponsored by Sen. J.P. Morrell (D-New Orleans) giving law enforcement officers more tools to crack down on cockfighting.

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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