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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
NEW YORK—Three of the country’s most prominent animal welfare organizations—in what they are terming the most significant financial litigation in animal welfare history—have filed suit in New York’s  Surrogate Court to intervene in the matter o...
Monday, July 27, 2009
NEW YORK— The ASPCA today issued a statement from ASPCA President and CEO Ed Sayres in response to suspended NFL star and convicted dogfighter Michael Vick's conditional reinstatement to the National Football League: "Leaders are challenged...
Monday, July 20, 2009
NEW YORK— The ASPCA issued a statement from ASPCA President and CEO Ed Sayres prompted by suspended NFL star and convicted dogfighter Michael Vick's release today from federal custody: "I have spent over 35 years in animal welfare, and curr...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
NEW YORK —What is believed to be the largest dogfighting raid in U.S. history was conducted early Wednesday in an effort that included federal and state agencies, with the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) assist...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
NEW YORK—In response to the recent fatal burning of a dog named Phoenix that shocked the Baltimore community, the ASPCA and the city of Baltimore have teamed up to create an Anti-Animal Abuse Task Force. The task force, which will be unveiled t...
Monday, July 6, 2009
NEW YORK– The ASPCA today announced it has teamed up with Red Lion Hotel Corporation to support the ASPCA’s mission of providing an effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals across the United States. Guests staying at any of...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
NUEVA YORK—tras un cambio de la póliza de mascotas de la Autoridad de viviendas de la Ciudad de Nueva York (NYCHA) cual restringe propiedad de perros basada en la raza y el peso, El ASPCA (La Sociedad Americana para la Prevención de Crueldad a ...
Monday, June 8, 2009
NEW YORK—In the wake of a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) pet policy that restricts dog ownership based on breed and weight, The ASPCA and Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals have drafted and are making available a memo that outlines the...
Thursday, June 4, 2009
NEW YORK—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Bronx resident Cheyenne Cherry yesterday evening for aggravated animal cruelty, burglary, criminal mischief and  arson. On June 3, the suspect was arrested in Manhattan for illega...
Monday, June 1, 2009
NEW YORK—A suspected dogfighting operation that spanned two towns in Randolph County, Ala. was raided early Monday by Alabama’s 5th Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force, in collaboration with The ASPCA and the Humane Society of the United States. ...


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washingtontimes.com – April 3, 2014
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jsonline.com – April 3, 2014
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washingtonpost.com – April 3, 2014
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abcnews.go.com – March 28, 2014
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Today – February 20, 2014
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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
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mysuncoast.com – February 19, 2014
Groups push state lawmakers to increase regulation of dog racing

huffingtonpost.com – February 17, 2014
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