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Latest Press Releases
Friday, October 25, 2013
The ASPCA, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) today honored Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) with a Freshman Humane Legislator Award in recognition of his work on behalf of animals.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that animal welfare groups in 36 communities across the country found homes for 5,685 animals during the ASPCA’s 2013 ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ weekend from October 18-20.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
A coalition of 16 animal protection organizations, led by GREY2K USA, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and the Humane Society of the United States, sent a letter to the Florida House and Senate Gaming Committees calling for passage of two greyhound protection measures.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Best Friends Animal Society® today announced that they are working together on an effort to help save the lives of more shelter animals in the city of Los Angeles through the holiday season.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for children and adults, but scary costumes, decorations and treats can be frightening and even dangerous for dogs and cats.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it will offer a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of four newborn kittens that were found with their throats slashed behind a building in Riverhead.
Friday, October 4, 2013
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 38 animal rescue organizations are receiving grant funding to participate in nationwide ASPCA ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ events, which will take place from October 18-20, 2013. The ASPCA is granting more than $278,000 to support a host of large-scale adoption events held nationwide in an effort to save more lives of shelter animals.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was called upon by federal and local authorities to manage the transport and care of 16 more dogs surrendered by two defendants arrested in connection with the second largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has announced two new hires to strengthen the recently established partnership with the NYPD.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Jacksonville Humane Society in Jacksonville, Fla. has finished in second place in Division Three of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

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ASPCA in the News

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