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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
At the request of the Polk County Sheriff’s Department and St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA is assisting with the seizure of nearly 1,200 birds from four properties associated with cockfighting in Polk and St. Croix counties in Wisconsin.
Monday, June 1, 2015
A Fair Shake For Youth, a nonprofit group that offers under-served middle schoolers the opportunity to work hands-on with therapy and rescue dogs, is expanding its educational program, made possible by a $10,000 grant from the ASPCA. The program helps children learn respect for animals, empathy, and self-esteem by forming relationships with the dogs and training the dogs through positive reinforcement.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The ASPCA and feline phenomenon Lil BUB today announced an additional 29 recipients of grant funding through Lil BUB’s BIG Fund for the ASPCA. The 29 organizations, spanning 17 states, received a total of $57,190.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
At the request of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting with evidence collection and the removal of 7 dogs seized Wednesday morning from a property in Walton County, Fla. where animals were allegedly housed and fought.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2015 ASPCA Humane Awards and invites the public to contribute submissions.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is urging North Carolina lawmakers to reject HB 405, legislation that would prevent whistleblowers from exposing animal cruelty, food safety violations and other factory farm atrocities the public deserves to know about.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) and Center for Food Safety, have issued the following joint statement in response to recent announcements by chicken producers and retailers that they will reduce or eliminate the use of antibiotics in their flocks and supply chains
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect the public from consuming toxic horse meat.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and its Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) today revealed that human medications again top of the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets, according to cases handled by the APCC.


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