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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that Louisville, Ky. will become an ASPCA Partner Community in an effort to save the lives of more  at-risk and homeless pets through a collaborative effort called The ASPCA Partnership. ...
Monday, May 21, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that more than 100,000 consumers have taken its "No Pet Store Puppies" pledge to help fight puppy mill cruelty by refusing to shop at pet stores and on websites that sell puppies. The national campaign, launched last July...
Friday, May 18, 2012
The ASPCA today commends the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the "Canine Members of the Armed Forces Act." This legislation streamlines the adoption process for military dogs and ensures veterinary care for retired dogs at no expense to...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
In response to the recent spike in pet food recalls, the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center has some suggestions on how to best keep two-legged and four-legged family members safe: ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The ASPCA today announced a $151,100 grant to Farm Forward that will be used to promote humane poultry welfare at Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch in Lindsborg, Kan. Good Shepherd, which is run by farmer Frank Reese, raises pasture-based, vegetarian...
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The ASPCA applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) newly proposed rule calling for greater federal oversight of puppy mills and online dog sales. The rule would, for the first time in history, require commercial breeders who sell their...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) applauds Connecticut legislators for passing three important measures to protect the state’s citizens and animals. The legislation now moves to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for his...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that it has granted $5 million dollars to animal welfare organizations across the country in just the first three months of 2012. A total of 488 grants were issued to 392 organizations in 45 states nationwide in the first...
Monday, May 7, 2012
Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) agents of the ASPCA today arrested Brooklyn resident Leedell Walker for allegedly neglecting and starving his three-year-old male pit bull, named Drew. ...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The ASPCA today applauded Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman for taking legal action against the board of directors of Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), following an investigation into TRF’s failure to provide proper and basic care for...


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huffingtonpost.com – May 29, 2014
How to Fight a Puppy Mill

dnainfo.com – May 28, 2014
ASPCA to Open Facility for Orphaned Kittens and Abused Dogs

petcarenews.com – May 28, 2014
5 Ways to be an Effective Advocate for Animals

usatoday.com – May 24, 2014
Senior dogs still have love to give

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