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Latest Press Releases
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Tuesday, November 3, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 1,000 animals have been treated as a result of their life-saving partnership with the New York City Police Department, which launched citywide in January 2014. With this partnership, the NYPD took the lead role in responding to all animal cruelty complaints in the five boroughs and the ASPCA expanded its direct care support for its victims, as well as training, veterinary forensic and legal support for the NYPD.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
A group of exceptional animals and people – including a courageous guide dog, a 12-year-old girl dedicated to improving her local animal shelter, and a population of neonate kittens – will be honored at this year’s ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) Humane Awards Luncheon in New York City.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Members of the NARSC (National Animal Rescue and Sheltering Coalition), including the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), are assisting Georgetown County Emergency Management with emergency sheltering as well as conducting water rescues for animals affected by severe flooding in Georgetown County, S.C.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Today the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) announced the completion of a critical expansion project that will accommodate housing and behavioral rehabilitation for New York City canine cruelty victims.
Friday, October 2, 2015
In anticipation of Hurricane Joaquin, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) urges pet owners to develop emergency evacuation plans to keep their families and pets safe.
Friday, October 2, 2015
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 16 animal welfare organizations from across the country have received grant funding to hold community adoption events during the 4th Annual ASPCA ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ event presented by Subaru.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
At the request of the Huntersville Police Department, the ASPCA is assisting with evidence collection and the removal of 23 pit bulls allegedly housed and fought at a property in Huntersville, N.C., approximately 12 miles north of downtown Charlotte. The Animal Care & Control Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is also working to support local authorities with the investigation.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The ASPCA is encouraging people to take the new “Change Your Chicken Challenge,” in which consumers pledge to, for 30 days, shift their chicken purchases to only higher-welfare certified products that prohibit the most extreme factory farming practices.
Monday, September 21, 2015
The Humane Society of the United States, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association filed a legal petition with the United States Department of Agriculture urging the agency to improve the standards of care for dogs kept in commercial breeding facilities.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Professional responders conduct field rescues to save pets and livestock left behind, assist local agency with sheltering effort.


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