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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, December 19, 2013
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s release of its long-awaited policy is drawing criticism from a group of leading animal welfare organizations, including The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), Farm Sanctuary, Animal Welfare Approved, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released its list of the top 10 dog and cat stories of 2013. Selected by ASPCA staff, each captured national attention and illustrates the remarkable impact dogs and cats have on our lives.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released findings from its latest research study, which busts a major myth about giving pets as gifts, potentially saving more homeless animals’ lives in the process.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
The ASPCA, as part of its national "No Pet Stores Puppies" campaign, urges holiday shoppers to help fight puppy mill cruelty by refusing to shop at pet stores and on websites that sell puppies.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
In recognition of the valuable and dangerous work animal control officers across the country carry out each day, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced a $100,000 grant to the National Animal Control Association (NACA) to help protect its officers.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the launch of the ASPCA and Subaru “Share the Love” event Rescue Ride program, which will transport hundreds of homeless dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters to ones in which they have a better chance of being adopted this holiday season.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
It may be the “most wonderful time of the year,” but traditionally joyous holiday customs can present special dangers for pets, cautions the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®).
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is currently on the ground assisting Spokane County Regional Animal Protective Services (SCRAPS) in Spokane, Wash. with the sheltering, daily care and eventual placement of 63 horses seized on November 15 as part of an animal cruelty investigation.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
In an open letter delivered today to the National Chicken Council (NCC), the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), along with a growing base of supporters, called upon the organization to improve the standards of care for the chickens that are raised for meat in the United States. The NCC’s revised welfare guidelines are expected to be released before the end of this year.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
A group of outstanding animals and people—including a cat who provided support for a soldier on the front lines of the War in Afghanistan and a 6-year-old who left behind a legacy of kindness to animals—will be honored at this year’s ASPCA Humane Awards Luncheon in New York City.

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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