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Latest Press Releases
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...
Thursday, July 3, 2008
NEW YORK, July 3, 2008—The ASPCA today announced that it was part of a team of animal welfare agencies, led by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), as well as the Madison County, Ga. Sheriff’s Department and Madison County Animal Con...
Thursday, June 26, 2008
NEW YORK, June 26, 2008—The ASPCA is assisting in Tennessee’s largest-ever puppy mill raid of more than 700 dogs, lending a special forensic cruelty investigation team that includes two forensic veterinarians, as well as its "Mobile Animal Crim...
Thursday, June 26, 2008
NEW YORK, June 26, 2008—Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested two men this past week for misdemeanor animal cruelty. ASPCA Special Agent Debbie Koch arrested John Monserrate, 30, in front of his home at 316 E. 164 St. in the ...
Thursday, June 26, 2008
NEW YORK, June 26, 2008—The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the nation’s oldest and most respected animal welfare organization, is proud to announce that its licensed Pet Travel & Safety Product Line will ...
Friday, June 20, 2008
NEW YORK, June 20, 2008—The ASPCA today announced it will award a $12,000 grant to the Morgan County Animal Shelter in Martinsville, Ind., following the recent and devastating floods in the state. “This grant will assist with the care and m...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
NEW YORK, June 17, 2008—The ASPCA today responded to recent news reports surrounding Helena-West Helena, Ark., Mayor James Valley’s involvement in the release of stray dogs to a nearby national forest due to inadequate shelter space. “Lack ...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
WHO: Two experts from the ASPCA Dr. Randall Lockwood, Senior Vice President of Anti-Cruelty Initiatives and Legislative Services, and Dr. Lila Miller, Vice President of Veterinary Outreach will be in Portland, Maine, this week, pres...


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usatoday.com – May 24, 2014
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washingtontimes.com – April 3, 2014
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jsonline.com – April 3, 2014
12 Milwaukee residents charged in dogfighting investigation

washingtonpost.com – April 3, 2014
Md. General Assembly makes all dog owners liable for attack regardless of animal’s breed

abcnews.go.com – March 28, 2014
Critics: Kentucky Senators 'Snuck' 'Ag-Gag' into Animal Rights Bill

Today – February 20, 2014
Chow down! Homemade food for your pooch

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
74 Greyhounds killed at Florida tracks in seven months

mysuncoast.com – February 19, 2014
Groups push state lawmakers to increase regulation of dog racing

huffingtonpost.com – February 17, 2014
Michigan Wolves Don't Need to Die