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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, August 21, 2008
NEW YORK, August 21, 2008 - The ASPCA today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Saranac Technical Rescue Team (STRT) in Saranac, New York, to expand the ASPCA’s Disaster Response capabilities. Specifically, the ASPCA has prov...
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
NEW YORK, August 20, 2008 - The ASPCA today applauded the indictment in the case of Tennessee’s largest-ever puppy mill raid of more than 700 dogs earlier this summer. A grand jury formally indicted Patricia Adkisson yesterday on 24 felony coun...
Friday, August 15, 2008
NEW YORK, August 15, 2008 - Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested two New Yorkers this past week for misdemeanor animal cruelty. On August 11, ASPCA Special Agent Kristi Adams arrested Francesca Sullivan, 21, of Brooklyn on o...
Thursday, August 14, 2008
NEW YORK, August 14, 2008 - The ASPCA today responded to recent news reports surrounding the operators of both E & A and A & J Kennels of Kutztown, Pa. shooting 80 dogs after state dog wardens ordered medical exams on many of their animals to e...
Friday, August 1, 2008
NEW YORK, August 1,2008-Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Russell Hobbs on July 25 for animal cruelty. ASPCA Special Agent Peter Rivas arrested Hobbs, 32, of 2100 Harrison Avenue in the Bronx, for abandoning his sick eight...
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
NEW YORK, July 22, 2008—The ASPCA is proud to announce that Dr. Lila Miller, Vice President of the National Veterinary Outreach Department at the ASPCA, has received the 2008 AVMA (Animal Veterinary Medical Association) Animal Welfare Award, to...
Friday, July 18, 2008
NEW YORK, July 18, 2008—The ASPCA today announced that it was again part of a team of agencies, led by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), as well as the Appalachian Circuit District Attorney’s office and Norred & Associates, which ...
Friday, July 18, 2008
NEW YORK, July 18, 2008—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Tiffany Lewis of Brooklyn on July 16 for neglecting her six-year-old pit bull. ASPCA Special Debbie Ryan responded to a complaint inside an apartment at1516 Jeffers...
Friday, July 11, 2008
NEW YORK, July 11, 2008—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested Mr. Christakis Panayi on July 9 in Queens for animal cruelty. ASPCA Special Agent Paul Lai arrested Mr. Panayi, 38, for beating and kicking his cat, Atosa, a seven-...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
NEW YORK, July 9, 2008—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested a 15-year-old female juvenile for injuring her neighbor’s six-month-old cat. ASPCA Special Agent Debbie Koch answered an anonymous complaint at 9720 Kings Highway i...


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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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