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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The ASPCA today announced the three finalists in the running to win the ASPCA’s $25,000 Community Engagement Award: Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Humane Society of Central Washington in Yakima, Wash.; and...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The ASPCA today commended the Ohio House of Representatives for passing Senate Bill 130 by a vote of 89-5, requiring commercial dog breeding facilities to be licensed and inspected for the first time in the state’s history. The ASPCA had worked to...
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), at the request of the Ocean County Health Department and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department in Toms River, N.J., has dispatched its disaster response team to conduct water...
Saturday, October 27, 2012
At the request of the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM), animal welfare agencies in the OEM's Animal Planning Task Force urge pet owners to develop an emergency evacuation plan to keep their families and pets safe before Hurricane...
Friday, October 26, 2012
The ASPCA today announced the arrest of Queens resident Crystal Lashley for allegedly neglecting her 6 ½-year-old female German shepherd mix, named Briana. ...
Friday, October 26, 2012
The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) and the National Link Coalition today launched the first-ever toolkit to help communities build coalitions to address the link between animal cruelty and human violence. The...
Friday, October 26, 2012
In anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) urges pet owners to develop an emergency evacuation plan to keep their families and pets safe before the storm makes landfall on the East...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The ASPCA today commended Pennsylvania legislators and Gov. Tom Corbett for enacting the Animal Euthanasia Method Act to prohibit the cruel practice of euthanizing animals via gas chambers. Sponsored by Rep. John Maher (R-Allegheny), the new law...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that it has granted $11.1 million dollars to animal welfare organizations across the country through the first three quarters of 2012. A total of 1,103 grants were issued to 781 organizations in all 50 states nationwide...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
On Sunday, November 4, the ASPCA will join officials from the Alltech National Horse Show to award the ASPCA Maclay National Championship medal and trophy to the nation's top junior rider in Lexington, Ky. ...

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