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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Before the third season of 'Extreme Couponing' premieres on TLC on May 28, the ASPCA is issuing a challenge to 'Extreme Couponers' everywhere: consider using your bargain-shopping prowess to help your local animal shelter or rescue group....
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The ASPCA applauds New York state lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo for enacting A.9158/S.6383 to extend the expiring state law effectively preventing any new, state-licensed live bird markets in New York City. In 2008, New York state...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Animal protection organizations are calling on California legislators to reject an eleventh hour attempt to gut an animal protection law passed in 2004 which is set to take effect this July....
Monday, April 30, 2012
The ASPCA has announced the creation of a Legal Advocacy department to increase legal protections for animals across the country. The department will provide “second chair” legal support through the coordination of legal and other expert services...
Monday, April 30, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that it will be the beneficiary of the opening night preview party for the Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Spring Show NYC at the Park Avenue Armory on Wednesday, May 2. Adoptable animals from the ASPCA...
Friday, April 27, 2012
The ASPCA teamed up with the Louisiana SPCA (LA/SPCA) in New Orleans, La., AnimalWorks in Alcoa, Tenn. and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison, N.J. to relocate 43 dogs in a transport operation this week....
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
As part of the “Horses on the Hill” event, celebrities, school children and citizen advocates joined Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., sponsor of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176 / H.R. 2966), at the Capitol to urge legislators to...
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....


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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