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Latest Press Releases
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and the ASPCA applaud the Idaho House of Representatives for passing a bill that would strengthen the state’s cockfighting ban and provide for stronger penalties in cases of animal torture. ...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The two largest animal protection organizations in the country are adding their voices to those in Utah who are urging Gov. Gary Herbert to veto Utah’s notorious “ag gag” bill, H.B. 0187, which would criminalize the investigation of animal...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that applications are now open in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with more than $500,000 in prize grants to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs. ...
Monday, March 12, 2012
The ASPCA today announced the appointment of Rachel Touroo, DVM, as director of its Veterinary Forensics department. She will be based at the University of Florida in Gainesville....
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2012 Humane Awards and invites the public to contribute submissions. The ASPCA Humane Awards honor animal heroes as well as individuals who have made a significant impact on the...
Friday, March 2, 2012
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), at the request of the Taney County Health Department Animal Control Division in Branson, Mo., has dispatched its disaster response team to provide emergency supplies to aid...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The ASPCA today announced that it has teamed up with television personality, bestselling author and philanthropist Rachael Ray for the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with more than $500,000 in prize grants to help shelters save more...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
In response to the Iowa General Assembly’s passage of House File (HF) 589 Tuesday, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is urging Governor Terry Branstad to veto the dangerous “ag-gag” bill. HF 589 would...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), under the authority of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Madison County Animal Control in northern Florida, is managing the medical triage and sheltering of more than...


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

petcarenews.com – May 28, 2014
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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