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Latest Press Releases
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.
Monday, April 14, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced participants in its 2014 ASPCA Help a Horse Day grants contest, a nationwide competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the lifesaving year-round work they do to care for local at-risk horses who’ve been abused, neglected or find themselves homeless.
Friday, April 11, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is pleased with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision expanding the emergency exception to the warrant requirement to protect animals in danger of imminent harm.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is teaming up with Google and Yahoo for the first-ever Google+ Hangout adoption event celebrating National Pet Day.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) applauds Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for signing three bills to protect animals and pet owners during the 2014 legislative session.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
As part of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month in April, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) designates April 8 National Dog Fighting Awareness Day to raise awareness of the prevalence of dog fighting in the U.S., reveal little-known truths about the blood sport, and encourage animal lovers nationwide to take action against one of the most brutal forms of animal cruelty.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
In a new report released today by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that human medications once again tops the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets. Within the human medications category, a majority of cases (4,151) involved cardiac medications used often to control heart rate and blood pressure.

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