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Latest Press Releases
Friday, September 7, 2007
NEW YORK, September 7, 2007—The ASPCA is proud to announce the launch of a new section of its Web site aimed at raising awareness about the issues that affect farm animals—www.aspca.org/farmanimals. Among other things, this new content will foc...
Thursday, September 6, 2007
NEW YORK, September 6, 2007—The ASPCA today applauded the New York City Comptroller’s recently released Audit Report on the Licensing and Oversight of the Carriage Horse Industry by the Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene and Consumer Affa...
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
NEW YORK, August 28, 2007—With overwhelming public concern in the fate of the dogs seized from Michael Vick’s Surry County, Va., property, the ASPCA today provided the following information on the upcoming evaluations of the dogs, as well as th...
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
NEW YORK, August 28, 2007—Following an Associated Press article by Elizabeth White on the “merits of no-kill shelters” which focuses on the plight of animals at the San Antonio, Texas, shelter, and which has been extensively picked up around th...
Monday, August 27, 2007
NEW YORK, August 27, 2007—Michael Vick appeared today at a federal court in Richmond, Va., to file his plea agreement in the federal case pending since July. The U. S. Attorney’s office revealed the assistance provided by the ASPCA in its ...
Friday, August 24, 2007
NEW YORK, August 24, 2007—The ASPCA today applauded NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s strong and decisive action in suspending Michael Vick without pay, effective immediately, from the League. Vick will be appearing in a federal court in Richmon...
Thursday, August 23, 2007
NEW YORK, August 23, 2007—The ASPCA today confirmed that it is assisting the USDA in the evaluation of the dogs seized from Michael Vick's Surry County, Va., property. Further details are not possible at this time. For more information on t...
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
NEW YORK, August 22, 2007—The ASPCA learned today that Mars Petcare US Inc. has voluntarily recalled five pound bags of their Krasdale Gravy Dry Dog Food because of potential Salmonella contamination. In addition, Wal-Mart has officially and vo...
Monday, August 20, 2007
NEW YORK, August 20, 2007—Responding to breaking news that NFL quarterback Michael Vick has accepted a plea agreement in his federal dog fighting case, the ASPCA today applauded the thorough and speedy federal investigation into this case by th...
Monday, July 23, 2007
NEW YORK, July 23, 2007 — The ASPCA today revealed that it is currently assisting in the federal investigation against Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and three other individuals, who were indicted on July 17 by a federal grand jury in...


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