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Latest Press Releases
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.
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.