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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) announced today that dogs seized last month from a substandard breeding facility called Dream Catcher Kennels in Nancy, Ky. will be transferred to Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and Capital Area Humane Society (CAHS) in Columbus, Ohio, to be made available for adoption.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that in 2013 it awarded approximately $1.4 million in grants to support equine rescues and sanctuaries in 43 states and the District of Columbia.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
In anticipation of multiple winter storms hitting the central and eastern U.S. this week, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) urges pet owners to take measures to keep their families and pets safe. Winter storm Maximus has already affected 30 states, many of which will also be affected by Nika later this week.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today officially launched its ASPCA Partner Community program in Charlotte, N.C. The program is a collaborative and innovative effort to increase the number of lives saved among at-risk and homeless pets in the area, and is part of a national initiative called The ASPCA Partnership.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a provision to crack down on animal fighting in the Farm Bill conference report.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released the names of the 50 animal shelters that will compete in the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with a total of $600,000 in prize grants up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and award-winning animal advocate Jill Rappaport, announced today they are developing “Best in ShelterTM”, a television series and prime-time special showcasing the special appeal of shelter pets.
Monday, January 27, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. Congress for advancing the final Farm Bill conference report that includes language to crackdown on animal fighting and rejects the dangerous King Amendment.
Friday, January 24, 2014
After a successful four-month pilot program in the Bronx, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) have announced the full citywide rollout of their strategic and pioneering collaboration to provide broader and enhanced protection to New York City’s animals and quicker enforcement of animal cruelty laws.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), at the request of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office and Pulaski County Attorney's Office, is assisting in the removal, transport, sheltering and medical treatment of more than 40 dogs from a large, substandard breeding facility—frequently referred to as a puppy mill—called Dream Catcher Kennels in Nancy, Ky.

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ASPCA in the News

huffingtonpost.com – May 29, 2014
How to Fight a Puppy Mill

dnainfo.com – May 28, 2014
ASPCA to Open Facility for Orphaned Kittens and Abused Dogs

petcarenews.com – May 28, 2014
5 Ways to be an Effective Advocate for Animals

usatoday.com – May 24, 2014
Senior dogs still have love to give

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