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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The ASPCA today commends U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and David Vitter (R-La.) as well as Reps. Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.), Sam Farr (D-Calif.), Bill Young (R-Fl.) and Lois Capps (D-Calif.) for reintroducing legislation to establish greater federal...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The ASPCA is urging North Carolina legislators to enact legislation to regulate commercial dog breeding facilities in the state. Currently, 35 states, including neighboring Virginia and Tennessee, have laws regulating breeders, but North Carolina...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Little Guild of St. Francis for the Welfare of Animals has been awarded $12,000 in grant funding from the ASPCA to provide medical care and treatment for animals displaced during Hurricane Sandy....
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
According to a new list released today by the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the Labrador retriever led the pack when it came to cases handled by its Animal Poison Control Center (APCC). The APCC,...
Friday, February 8, 2013
In anticipation of winter storm Nemo, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) urges pet owners to make preparations ahead of the blizzard to keep their families and pets safe....
Friday, February 8, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States, Farm Sanctuary, Mercy For Animals, Compassion Over Killing, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Animal Welfare Institute and The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), are urging...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), and The Humane Society Legislative Fund (HSLF) applaud the naming of Rep. John Campbell (R...
Friday, February 1, 2013
In response to the Wyoming Joint Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources Committee's vote on Thursday to recommend approval of House Bill (HB) 126, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is urging...
Friday, February 1, 2013
The ASPCA today announced that it awarded more than $17 million in the form of 1,661 grants to 1,039 unique organizations in 2012, a 31 percent increase in the number of grants awarded the previous year. Grantees included animal shelters and...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Earlier today, the Crime Museum unveiled "Dog Fighting: The Voiceless Victims," a temporary exhibit by the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), offering an inside look at the tools used by dog fighters to raise,...


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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