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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
New Yorkers concerned about animal welfare converged on the state Capitol in Albany for New York ‘Voices for Animals Day’ on Wednesday to lobby for stronger state laws to protect pets across the state.
Friday, May 9, 2014
The ASPCA is urging Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to sign two important humane bills that unanimously passed both chambers in the final days of the 2014 state legislative session in Connecticut.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The ASPCA today invited residents from across the state to an animal adoption event at California ‘Voices for Animals Day,’ where they had the opportunity to engage state lawmakers in support of humane legislation. Advocates met with legislators to discuss issues impacting the welfare of California’s animals, including A.B. 2326, sponsored by Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento), a bill that would provide a modest tax deduction for adoption fees.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Illinois citizens concerned about animal welfare converged on the state capitol for ‘Voices for Animals Day’ in Springfield on Wednesday to lobby for better laws to protect animals. The event was sponsored by the ASPCA, Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), Born Free USA, and the Illinois Animal Welfare Federation.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The ASPCA today announced that it will make a $25 million, multi-year commitment to save the lives of animals in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Monday, May 5, 2014
At the request of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (Virginia ABC), the ASPCA assisted in the forensic evidence collection, removal, transport and sheltering of more than 550 birds from three properties near Pound, Va. The birds are part of a large cockfighting investigation on which the ASPCA is working with state, local and federal law enforcement agencies.
Friday, May 2, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted nearly $4.5 million to animal welfare organizations across the country through the first three months of 2014.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends Rep. Dina Titus, D- Nev., for introducing The Animal Emergency Planning Act of 2014, legislation requiring facilities regulated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to create contingency plans for emergencies to better protect animals during disaster situations.
Friday, April 25, 2014
At the request of the Buffalo Police Department and SPCA Serving Erie County, N.Y., the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting in evidence collection and the removal of 21 dogs seized during a dog fighting raid in Buffalo, N.Y.


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usatoday.com – May 24, 2014
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washingtontimes.com – April 3, 2014
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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
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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