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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act (H.R. 1528), which will enable veterinarians to more easily perform life-saving services for animals in crisis.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Nearly one-in-five lost pets goes missing after being scared by the sound of fireworks, thunderstorms or other loud noises according to recent survey findings. Because having the right information at your fingertips is key when the unthinkable happens, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has developed its first-ever interactive smart phone app to help pet parents find their lost animals.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced two new members in its Field Investigations and Response team: John Bolin will serve as Northeast regional investigator, and Elizabeth Serca-Dominguez as manager of disaster response.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the five winners of the 2014 ASPCA Help a Horse Day Celebration contest, a nationwide grant competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the lifesaving year-round work they do to care for at-risk horses.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today urged Gov. Jerry Brown to sign AB 1810, which removes a state mandate to euthanize any animal abandoned at an animal care facility, including veterinary offices, spay/neuter clinics, animal hospitals, and grooming facilities, if a new home is not found within 24 days.
Friday, June 13, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 4,914 dogs and cats were adopted in the first week of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. A total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) received a $10,000 grant from the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to purchase specialized equipment to investigate animal cruelty and neglect cases.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
NEW YORK—The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today thanked Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad for enacting S.F. 2362 to protect greyhounds and restrict greyhound racing operations throughout the state.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Expanding an already deep commitment to saving the lives of New York City’s homeless and abused cats and dogs, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced plans to open a new facility dedicated to the care and treatment of two of the city’s most vulnerable animal populations.

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