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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The ASPCA commends the U.S. Senate for passing the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act as part of  the Farm Bill (Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 – S. 954). This provision would make attending an animal fight a federal offense...
Thursday, June 6, 2013
The ASPCA has announced that it will be working with the New York State Office of the Attorney General on its new Animal Protection Initiative, providing critical training and support for investigating and prosecuting large scale animal cruelty...
Thursday, June 6, 2013
The ASPCA has announced its support of the National Academy of Sciences' (NAS) study that was released today, which identifies ways the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) can modify its program to manage sustainable populations of wild horses on...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
The ASPCA applauds Illinois legislators for passing four animal-friendly bills during the 2013 legislative session. The new laws include Senate Bill 1639, which will create disincentive for pet stores to sell puppy mill dogs by holding pet stores...
Monday, June 3, 2013
The ASPCA today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing, without opposition, the Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act (H.R. 126). This legislation, which was introduced by Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-N.C.), would protect the free-roaming...
Friday, May 31, 2013
The ASPCA is gearing up for tomorrow's start of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, where a total of $600,000 in prize grants are up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs....
Friday, May 31, 2013
June 1 marks the official start of what experts predict will be an extremely active Atlantic Hurricane Season and the ASPCA urges pet owners in hurricane-prone areas to develop an emergency plan in advance to keep their families and pets safe. ...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The ASPCA today announced that dogs removed from JRT John's Jack Russell and Shiba Inu Kennel in Lake City, Mich. are being placed with animal welfare groups throughout the Midwest, as well as the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center at St....
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced in a new poll conducted by Lake Research Partners that 71 percent of Iowa voters are opposed to the slaughter of U.S. horses for human consumption, and that 76 percent do not want a horse slaughter plant in their community.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Twenty-five groups representing a broad spectrum of public interests have joined together to formally announce their opposition to Senate Bill (SB) 648, North Carolina's "Commerce Protection Act." These groups, both national and local in scope,...


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