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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, December 27, 2007
NEW YORK, December 27, 2007—The ASPCA is proud to announce that Dr. Emily Weiss, the ASPCA’s senior director of shelter behavior programs and developer of ASPCA’s Meet Your Match™ family of adoption programs, has been awarded the prestigious Ev...
Saturday, December 22, 2007
NEW YORK, December 22, 2007—Special Agent Adam Gankiewicz of the ASPCA arrested two Manhattan residents on separate charges of aggravated animal cruelty, a felony, on Tuesday, December 18. Sarah Favorite of Manhattan, a 25-year-old AIDS co...
Thursday, December 20, 2007
NEW YORK, December 20, 2007—Since 1866, the ASPCA has been called upon to provide the effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals. Between 1894 and 1994, the organization handled animal control for New York City, forever changing t...
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
NEW YORK, December 11, 2007—The ASPCA today unveiled the nation’s first-ever “Mobile Animal Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Unit,” a specially-designed vehicle outfitted with state-of-the-art forensics tools as well as medical equipment tailore...
Saturday, December 8, 2007
NEW YORK, December 8, 2007—The ASPCA today announced it will support Councilman Tony Avella’s proposed bill to ban carriage horses from New York City streets. The bill is scheduled to be introduced at a meeting of the city council next Tuesday,...
Friday, November 30, 2007
NEW YORK, November 30, 2007—The ASPCA today applauded the strong sentences received by two co-defendants of NFL quarterback, Michael Vick, in the Federal investigation against them. Purnell Peace and Quanis Phillips received sentences of 18 and...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
NEW YORK, November 13, 2007—The ASPCA today said it was delighted that the nine beagles, two Rottweilers and one 100-pound-plus dog of unknown breed, who happened to be on Michael Vick's Surrey County property when the federal investigation fir...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
As an organization that lobbies for the health and well-being of the nation’s animals, the ASPCA is aggrieved to realize the unwillingness of local officials to support a humane community in our own backyard. Last month, the Port Authority of N...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
NEW YORK, November 6, 2007—Special Agent Richard Ryan of the ASPCA arrested Queens resident Pritesh Patel, 27, on the charge of aggravated animal cruelty, as well as criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child, on Mon...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
NEW YORK, October 31, 2007—The ASPCA is proud to congratulate Ed Sayres and Karen Medicus, who received the second annual Austin Humane Society Guardian Award for their exemplary work pioneering ASPCA Mission: Orange™ in Austin. The Austin ...

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