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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Together with local agencies and city officials in a press conference at City Hall, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today officially launched its ASPCA Partner Community program in Albuquerque, N.M. in an effort to save the lives of more at-risk and homeless pets through a collaborative effort called The ASPCA Partnership.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
At the request of the New York State Attorney General’s Office, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®)—in conjunction with the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police—is assisting in the forensic evidence collection, removal, transport and sheltering of as many as 3,000 fighting roosters from three counties spanning Queens, Kings and Ulster, N.Y.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) unveiled its first dedicated Mobile Adoption Center, sponsored by the ASPCA and FENWICK KEATS Real Estate in Union Square Park on Sunday, celebrating the milestone with an inaugural adoption event featuring animals from AC&C who are looking for loving homes.
Friday, February 7, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. Congress for passing a provision in the Farm Bill to crack down on animal fighting, and thanks President Barack Obama for signing this measure into law.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) announced today that dogs seized last month from a substandard breeding facility called Dream Catcher Kennels in Nancy, Ky. will be transferred to Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and Capital Area Humane Society (CAHS) in Columbus, Ohio, to be made available for adoption.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that in 2013 it awarded approximately $1.4 million in grants to support equine rescues and sanctuaries in 43 states and the District of Columbia.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
In anticipation of multiple winter storms hitting the central and eastern U.S. this week, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) urges pet owners to take measures to keep their families and pets safe. Winter storm Maximus has already affected 30 states, many of which will also be affected by Nika later this week.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today officially launched its ASPCA Partner Community program in Charlotte, N.C. The program is a collaborative and innovative effort to increase the number of lives saved among at-risk and homeless pets in the area, and is part of a national initiative called The ASPCA Partnership.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a provision to crack down on animal fighting in the Farm Bill conference report.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released the names of the 50 animal shelters that will compete in the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with a total of $600,000 in prize grants up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs.

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ASPCA in the News

huffingtonpost.com – May 29, 2014
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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