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Latest Press Releases
Friday, October 5, 2012
The ASPCA today applauded the M. Wells Dinette, located in the Museum of Modern Art’s PS1 gallery, for reversing its recent announcement of plans to serve horsemeat.  ASPCA Equine Welfare Ambassador Georgina Bloomberg joined the ASPCA in speaking...
Friday, September 28, 2012
October is officially recognized as Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month and the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is urging animal lovers across the country to commemorate the occasion by doing their part to help raise...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The ASPCA today commended California legislators and Gov. Jerry Brown for enacting Senate Bill 1221 to prohibit the cruel and unsporting practice of "hounding" bears and bobcats. Sponsored by Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), the new law bans the use...
Friday, September 21, 2012
The ASPCA today commended New Jersey legislators and Gov. Chris Christie for enacting a measure to prohibit the slaughter of horses for human consumption. The new law also bans the transport of horses to slaughter, as well as the sale and...
Friday, September 14, 2012
The ASPCA today announced the establishment of The Carroll Petrie Foundation Dog Rescue Project, a new $1 million initiative that will fund much-needed treatments and services for shelter dogs and puppies at municipal animal sheltering...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that 19,114 pets were adopted or reunited with their owners during the first 30 days of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, a three-month competition where 50 animal shelters from across the country will work to...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The ASPCA today applauds Reps. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Steve Cohen (D-TN) for introducing legislation to amend the federal Horse Protection Act of 1970 to eradicate the abusive practice of horse soring. H.R. 6388 will enhance the U.S. Department...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that Canyon County Animal Shelter in Caldwell, Idaho is at the top of the leaderboard in the West Division of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, as 569 pets were adopted or reunited with their owners during the...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that City of San Antonio Animal Care Services in San Antonio, Texas is at the top of the leaderboard in the South Central liision of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, as 1,135 pets were adopted or reunited with...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that Humane Society of Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. is at the top of the leaderboard in the Southeast Region of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, as 366 pets were adopted or reunited with their owners during the...

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