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Latest Press Releases
Friday, March 12, 2010
NEW YORK—During a rally and hearing at City Hall today, the ASPCA and NYCLASS (New Yorkers for Clean, Livable and Safe Streets) announced their support for Intro. 86, sponsored by New York City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito. This legisla...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
NEW YORK—Saverio Colarusso, a carriage driver from the West 38th street stable, appeared at the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) court in response to summonses issued by the Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) agents of the ASPCA and pled guilty t...
Friday, March 5, 2010
NEW YORK — The ASPCA today announced a grant of $2,500 to the City of Tiptonville Animal Services in Tiptonville, Tenn.  The grant funding will be used to provide equipment necessary in the humane capture, transport and housing of stray animals...
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
NEW YORK—The ASPCA today announced the Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative—a major initiative made possible by a generous donor—that will aid in the rescue of retired racehorses from neglect, abuse, and slaughter.  Six equine rescues and ...
Monday, March 1, 2010
NEW YORK—The ASPCA today applauded the recent passage of HB 281 by the Virginia State Legislature. The bill, which passed the House of Delegates by a 93-2 vote and the Senate unanimously, increases the penalties for repeated acts of animal crue...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
NEW YORK—The ASPCA has appointed two regional directors to its newly created ASPCA Field Investigations and Response team: Kyle Held will serve as Midwest Director and Kathryn Destreza as Southeast Director. "Both Mr. Held and Ms. Destreza...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
NEW YORK—The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), under the authority of the Washington County, Ga. Sheriff's Office, today removed 26 alleged fighting and breeding dogs from a 25-acre property near Sandersvill...
Monday, February 15, 2010
WHAT: Precocious pooches of all shapes and sizes will strut their stuff at the ASPCA’s 5th Annual “Best in Show” talent competition on February 12th at the ASPCA Adoptions Center in Manhattan. The talent show celebrates “I Love NYC Pets Mo...
Sunday, February 7, 2010
WHAT: The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ), in collaboration with Pet Airways, is transferring 34 dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Holly Springs, Miss. to New York City for adoption. WHEN: Sunday, Febr...
Thursday, February 4, 2010
NEW YORK – The ASPCA , under the authority and request of Shirley C. Byers of the Marshall Co. Prosecutor's Office in Marshall County, Miss., is managing operations in the investigation of a local puppy mill where more than 75 dogs are being se...

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