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Latest Press Releases
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) agents of the ASPCA arrested Bronx resident Gillian Irving on Friday, April 20 for allegedly neglecting and starving her two seven-month-old pit bulls, named Cagney and Lacey....
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that it has established the ASPCA Julie Morris Scholarship Program, which will provide animal welfare professionals across the country access to important education and training by granting $100,000 a year for the next...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that a study of nearly 1,500 adopters from five animal shelters across the country has uncovered the reasons behind why adopters chose the particular pet they took home....
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The ASPCA today revealed the 50 contestants in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, which were selected after 12 days of online voting by their supporters and more than 600,000 votes cast. These 50 contenders now will gear up for a three...
Monday, April 16, 2012
The ASPCA today announced a $100,000 grant to the Science and Conservation Center in Billings, Mont. to construct the Henry Bergh Training Annex, named after the ASPCA’s founder, to train professionals in administering fertility control to wild...
Friday, April 13, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Front Range Equine Rescue and Animal Protection of New Mexico condemn plans to open a horse slaughter plant in Roswell, N.M....
Friday, April 6, 2012
The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today announced that 224 animal welfare groups in 53 communities across the country found homes for 6,144 animals during the ASPCA's first-ever ASPCA 'Mega Match-a-thon' weekend...
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Qualifying Heat voting period of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge is now underway, the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced today. A total of 108 shelters spanning the nation must now get...
Friday, March 30, 2012
BOISE, Idaho (March 30, 2012) — The Humane Society of the United States and the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) are encouraged by the Idaho legislature’s passage of a bill that would strengthen the state’s...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
With temperatures above normal in many parts of the country, 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...


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