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Latest Press Releases
Monday, May 13, 2013
The ASPCA is hailing today's decision by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to veto Senate Bill (SB) 1248/House Bill (HB) 1191 as a victory for animal welfare and consumer safety. If signed into law, this dangerous anti-whistleblower/ag-gag...
Monday, May 13, 2013
The ASPCA and the Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) today commended Texas legislators and Gov. Rick Perry for enacting a new law to prohibit the cruel practice of euthanizing animals via gas chambers. Sponsored by Sen. Kirk Watson (D-14),...
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Mounted Police Unit was joined at its headquarters by U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), the ASPCA and The Humane Society of the United States to garner public support for...
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) agents of the ASPCA have arrested two suspects in separate animal cruelty cases. Both incidents occurred in the Bronx. ...
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The ASPCA has awarded the University of Missouri extension Law Enforcement Training Institute with a $50,000 grant to provide scholarship opportunities for those interested in attending the university's National Animal Cruelty Investigations...
Friday, May 3, 2013
The ASPCA applauds West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin for signing two important measures to protect dogs in the state's commercial breeding facilities and establish a spay/neuter program to reduce animal overpopulation and homelessness....
Friday, May 3, 2013
The ASPCA applauds Vermont legislators for passing H. 50, a measure that will give officials the tools they need to enforce laws protecting breeding dogs and the puppies they produce by providing clear definitions and eliminating current legal...
Thursday, May 2, 2013
NEW YORK--The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today announced that it has named Matthew E. Bershadker President and CEO. Mr. Bershadker is a 12-year veteran of the ASPCA, serving most recently as Senior Vice...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
NEW YORK-- The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today announced that it is working with Rug Doctor, a manufacturer of do-it-yourself deep cleaning rental machines and products, to help bring pets and people t...
Saturday, April 27, 2013
NEW YORK--The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today announced that it is teaming up with Pilots N Paws to transport more than 170 dogs from shelters in Southern California to shelters in Oregon and Washington...


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