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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Congress could once again ban the use of federal funds to inspect horse slaughter plants in the United States if it follows the lead of the White House—a move that is strongly supported by The Humane Society of the United States, the ASPCA and...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The warmer spring weather is finally approaching, and the ASPCA is urging all pet owners, especially those who live in multi-story residences, to place screens in their windows to prevent their pets from falling out—incidents commonly referred to...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The ASPCA commends U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), and David Vitter (R-La.) for reintroducing legislation to strengthen laws against animal fighting. The Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition...
Friday, April 5, 2013
Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) agents of the ASPCA have arrested two suspects in separate animal cruelty incidents. The animal victims, two dogs, suffered from various forms of neglect and abuse.  ...
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The ASPCA applauds Maryland legislators for passing Senate Bill 820 to establish a statewide spay/neuter program and prevent untold animal suffering. Sponsored by Sen. Joanne C. Benson (D-24), the state House passed the bill by a landslide vote...
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The ASPCA today announced in a new poll just conducted by Lake Research Partners that 70 percent of New Mexico voters are opposed to the slaughter of U.S. horses for human consumption and do not want a horse slaughter plant in their community. The...
Monday, March 25, 2013
At the request of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the United States Attorney’s Office, the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), in conjunction with the Harrison...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Equestrian Sport Productions and Gold Coast Feed have partnered to launch the ASPCA Hay It Forward project, designed to raise awareness of equine welfare issues while...
Monday, March 18, 2013
GREY2K USA, with funding from the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), today released a report detailing the inhumane conditions and weak financial viability of greyhound racing in Texas. The report is an up-to...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), The Humane Society of the United States (The HSUS) and the Center for Science in the Public Interest applaud U.S. Sens. Mary Landrieu, D...


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usatoday.com – May 24, 2014
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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