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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The ASPCA commends the U.S. Senate for passing the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act as well as a measure authorizing care for retired military dogs. These two provisions were passed with the leadership of Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT),...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Animal Planning Task Force, in an effort to reunite lost pets with their families, urges individuals looking for lost pets to visit Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C’s) lost pets website,...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
NEW YORK–The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), as part of its national "No Pet Store Puppies" campaign, today announced with a newly released poll conducted by Edge Research that 37 percent of Americans,...
Friday, November 30, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that a total of 56,232 pets found homes during the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, a three-month competition where 50 shelters from across the United States worked to increase the number of animals saved—either by...
Friday, November 30, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that Canyon County Animal Shelter in Caldwell, Idaho has won second place in the nation and topped the West division in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. The shelter will receive a $25,000 grant for its second...
Friday, November 30, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. has won the ASPCA’s $25,000 Community Engagement Award as part of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. The shelter has also won an additional ...
Friday, November 30, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that Toledo Area Humane Society in Maumee, Ohio has won the North Central division and $20,000 in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. In August, September and October, the shelter adopted or reunited 1,190 pets,...
Friday, November 30, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that City of San Antonio Animal Care Services in San Antonio, Texas has won the $100,000 grand prize in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.  The city shelter finished first in the nation and in the South Central...
Friday, November 30, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that Humane Society of Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. has won the Southeast division and $20,000 in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. In August, September and October, the shelter adopted or reunited 1,101 pets...
Friday, November 30, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) in Baltimore, Md. has won the Northeast division and $20,000 in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. In August, September and October, the shelter adopted or...

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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