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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is currently on the ground assisting Spokane County Regional Animal Protective Services (SCRAPS) in Spokane, Wash. with the sheltering, daily care and eventual placement of 63 horses seized on November 15 as part of an animal cruelty investigation.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
In an open letter delivered today to the National Chicken Council (NCC), the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), along with a growing base of supporters, called upon the organization to improve the standards of care for the chickens that are raised for meat in the United States. The NCC’s revised welfare guidelines are expected to be released before the end of this year.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
A group of outstanding animals and people—including a cat who provided support for a soldier on the front lines of the War in Afghanistan and a 6-year-old who left behind a legacy of kindness to animals—will be honored at this year’s ASPCA Humane Awards Luncheon in New York City.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced it has provided a $22,500 grant to Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) to launch a new program aimed at removing tethered chains from the yards of willing pet owners in Santa Cruz County and replacing them with trolley systems—a more humane method for keeping dogs confined outside.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has provided Lockwood Animal Rescue Center (LARC) with a $50,000 grant to shelter 25 wolf hybrids (also known as wolf-dogs) rescued earlier this month by LARC and Upper Valley Humane Society.
Friday, October 25, 2013
The ASPCA, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) today honored Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) with a Freshman Humane Legislator Award in recognition of his work on behalf of animals.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that animal welfare groups in 36 communities across the country found homes for 5,685 animals during the ASPCA’s 2013 ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ weekend from October 18-20.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
A coalition of 16 animal protection organizations, led by GREY2K USA, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and the Humane Society of the United States, sent a letter to the Florida House and Senate Gaming Committees calling for passage of two greyhound protection measures.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Best Friends Animal Society® today announced that they are working together on an effort to help save the lives of more shelter animals in the city of Los Angeles through the holiday season.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for children and adults, but scary costumes, decorations and treats can be frightening and even dangerous for dogs and cats.

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