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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Memphis, Tenn. — A search warrant was executed early Tuesday morning by local Memphis law enforcement at the request of the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office to investigate allegations of animal cruelty taking place at the City of Memphi...
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Bay Springs, Miss – The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), under the authority and request of the Jasper County (Miss.) Sheriff’s Department and local animal welfare authorities, has dispatched its field inve...
Thursday, October 22, 2009
NEW YORK— The ASPCA today announced that it will be one of the charity beneficiaries of Best Friends: The Ultimate Animal Photo Contest by Photo District News (PDN) and Kodak which aims to celebrate the art of pet and animal photography while a...
Thursday, October 15, 2009
NEW YORK — Ed Sayres, President and CEO of The ASPCA released the following statement today regarding Ohio’s proposed Issue 2 and the establishment of a Livestock Care Standards Board: “The ASPCA opposes Issue 2 in Ohio. Full public debate ...
Thursday, October 15, 2009
NEW YORK—Ten remarkable animals and people, including a piano-playing cat and the task force who participated in the largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history, will be honored for their heroic deeds at this year's ASPCA Humane Awards Luncheon i...
Monday, October 12, 2009
NEW YORK—On October 3, 2009, Diamond Pet Foods announced that it was voluntarily recalling Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat Food and Premium Edge Hairball Cat Food. The recalled bags are coded: RAF0501A22X, RAF0501A2X, RAH0501A22X, and RAH0501A2X...
Monday, October 5, 2009
NEW YORK — The ASPCA today announced a grant of $4,000 to New Leash on Life (formerly The Humane Association of Wilson County) in Lebanon, Tenn. The grant funding will be used by the organization to spay/neuter and vaccinate a minimum of 160 fe...
Monday, October 5, 2009
NEW YORK—The ASPCA today announced a grant of $5,000 to the Willamette Humane Society in Salem, Ore.  The grant funding will be used by the group to provide neglected and abused equines with hay and medical care while they are in protective cus...
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
NEW YORK — The ASPCA has awarded $10,000 to the Humane Society of North Texas to support current and anticipated activities related to ongoing equine and livestock investigations and rescue. Funds will be dedicated to equine rescue and rehabili...
Monday, September 28, 2009
NEW YORK— Several Animal Behavior Experts from the ASPCA will be in Parris Island, S.C. from October 6-8 to conduct behavior assessments of over 100 dogs living with their pet parents who could potentially be subject to a breed ban in the Tri-C...

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