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Latest Press Releases
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...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The ASPCA applauds Colorado legislators for passing Senate Bill 226, the Dog Protection Act, which will create a law enforcement training program on canine behavior to provide police officers with the tools needed to handle cases involving...
Friday, April 19, 2013
In response to the Tennessee General Assembly’s passage of Senate Bill (SB) 1248/House Bill (HB) 1191 Wednesday, the ASPCA is urging Governor Bill Haslam to veto this dangerous anti-whistleblower/ag-gag legislation. SB 1248/HB 1191 is aimed at...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The ASPCA commends the Chair of the Assembly Agriculture Committee, Assembly Member Eggman, and all of the committee's members for their willingness to listen to our concerns with AB 343, the California Cattlemen's Association anti-whistleblower...
Monday, April 15, 2013
The ASPCA has expanded its Cruelty Intervention Advocacy (CIA) program with the addition of a social worker and a caseworker who will work alongside animal response professionals to provide critical resources to pet owners who find themselves and...
Friday, April 12, 2013
Animal welfare organizations applaud members of Congress for introducing federal legislation to stop the cruel practice of “soring”—the deliberate infliction of pain to the hooves and legs of horses to produce an artificial high-stepping gait that...
Friday, April 12, 2013
Animal welfare advocates including North Carolina Voters for Animal Welfare, Susie’s Law, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Humane Society of Charlotte, SPCA of Wake County, United Animal Coalition and The...
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...


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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