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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
NEW YORK— The ASPCA urges residents of public housing under the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to register their dogs prior to the May 1, 2009 implementation date of the revised NYCHA pet policy, which restricts dog ownership based on ...
Monday, April 27, 2009
WHAT:  The ASPCA will participate in the second annual Anti-Cruelty Town Hall Roundtable hosted by Purr Project on Wednesday, April 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Anti-Cruelty Town Hall Roundtable is open to the public and is design...
Friday, April 24, 2009
NEW YORK—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Staten Island resident Tyrone Walker this week for misdemeanor animal cruelty. On April 23, the suspect was arrested in Manhattan for neglecting and abandoning his two dogs.  The ...
Friday, April 24, 2009
WHO/WHAT:  Staff of The ASPCA will attend large animal handling and safe rescue training course in Woodstock, New York to expand their disaster response capabilities. The 12-member ASPCA Disaster Response Team will engage in a hands-on, in...
Thursday, April 16, 2009
NEW YORK— the ASPCA today announced that it has partnered with IBB Group of Companies to develop and distribute a collection of fine and fashion jewelry for both people and pets. Sporting the tagline 'Heart U Back', this unique collection ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
NEW YORK—The ASPCA will honor Martha Stewart with the ASPCA Presidential Service Award at the Twelfth Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball on Thursday, April 23 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.  The award will be presented by ASPCA President & C...
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
NEW YORK—The ASPCA today responded to the news that the Obama family received a 6-month old Portuguese water dog from Senator Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., who owns several dogs of the same breed. “The ASPCA always encourages prospective pet ...
Thursday, April 2, 2009
NEW YORK—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Manhattan resident Richard Smith earlier this week for aggravated animal cruelty and assaulting his girlfriend. On March 31, the suspect was arrested for severely beating a 2-year...
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
NEW YORK— the ASPCA today announced that Subaru of America, Inc. will support the its three ’Go Orange for Animals’ festivals in celebration of April’s Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month.  The festivals – which will feature adoptable animal...
Thursday, March 19, 2009
NEW YORK—Martha Stewart, host of “The Martha Stewart Show,” paid a visit to the ASPCA (The American Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) in Manhattan on Thursday, March 19 to tape a segment about the ASPCA, America’s first and oldest hu...


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washingtontimes.com – February 21, 2014
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mysuncoast.com – February 19, 2014
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huffingtonpost.com – February 17, 2014
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