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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
NEW YORK, November 5, 2008 - The ASPCA today applauded the flurry of recent news reports that the Obama Family will consider adopting a shelter dog when they choose their new family pet for the White House. "The unconditional love we get f...
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
NEW YORK, October 28, 2008- The ASPCA - an active supporter of Proposition 2 - today urges California voters to "Vote Yes" on November 4 for California's Standards for Confining Farm Animals Initiative, which will put a stop to some of the wors...
Friday, October 24, 2008
NEW YORK, October 24, 2008 - Yesterday’s rescue by the ASPCA) of 33 poodles from a home in Queens has generated a great deal of concern and interest among New Yorkers. "We're overwhelmed by the amount of support we’ve received since the po...
Thursday, October 23, 2008
NEW YORK, October 23, 2008 What: The ASPCA is transferring approximately 25 poodles from a home in Queens to its Manhattan headquarters.   ...
Thursday, October 16, 2008
NEW YORK, October 16, 2008 - Humane Law Enforcement officers of the ASPCA arrested Deborah Chauncey of Manhattan, on October 11, for neglecting her pit bull terrier. On August 1, New York City Animal Care & Control alerted the ASPCA about a...
Friday, October 3, 2008
NEW YORK, October 3, 2008 - Humane Law Enforcement Special Agent Joann Sandano of the ASPCA arrested Trevor Williams, 28, of Queens on October 1 for animal cruelty. Williams faces a misdemeanor charge, punishable by up to one year in priso...
Friday, September 19, 2008
NEW YORK, September 19, 2008 - Today, Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested two Bronx residents for animal cruelty. Special Agent John DeLaTorre arrested Daniel Coy, 32, outside 38 West 184th Street in the Bronx, for aggravat...
Friday, September 19, 2008
NEW YORK, September 19, 2008 - Humane Law Enforcement Special Agent Kristi Adams of the ASPCA arrested Sonja Wilson of Brooklyn yesterday for neglecting her ten-month-old Chihuahua. On August 5, Wilson relinquished her dog to New York City...
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
NEW YORK, September 17, 2008— The ASPCA has dispersed and pledged more than $75,000 in grant funding to organizations in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricanes Ike and Gustav, in addition to deploying a team of disaster response experts to as...
Monday, September 15, 2008
NEW YORK, September 15, 2008 - The ASPCA has deployed a team of disaster response experts to assist the state of Texas in dealing with the aftermath of animal casualties following Hurricane Ike. “We are working closely with the Texas State...


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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
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connectionnewspapers.com – February 20, 2014
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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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