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Latest Press Releases
Monday, August 26, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and The Humane Society of the United States, at the request of the United States Attorney’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, assisted in seizing 367 dogs in Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia in what is believed to be the second-largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Albuquerque, N.M. will become an ASPCA Partner Community in 2014 in an effort to save the lives of more at-risk and homeless pets through a collaborative effort called The ASPCA Partnership.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) announced today a broad strategic collaboration to provide enhanced protection to New York City’s animals by leveraging the strengths and expertise of both organizations.
Friday, August 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Citizens for Animal Protection in Houston, Texas is again at the top of the leaderboard in Division Four of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for sending 1,170 pets home during the first 60 days of the three-month competition; an increase of 379 lives saved over the same two months last year.
Friday, August 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Riverside County Department of Animal Services in Jurupa Valley, Calif. is again at the top of the leaderboard in Division Five of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for sending 2,805 pets home during the first 60 days of the three-month competition, an increase of 566 lives saved over the same two months last year.
Friday, August 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that HALO Animal Rescue in Phoenix, Ariz. is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Three of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for sending 1,066 pets home during the first 60 days of the three-month competition; an increase of 376 lives saved over the same two months last year.
Friday, August 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 36,790 pets were adopted or reunited with their owners during the first two months of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, a three-month competition where 49 animal shelters from across the country are working to increase adoptions in order to win a piece of the more than $600,000 in ASPCA prize grants, including a grand prize of $100,000.
Friday, August 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Washington Animal Rescue League in Washington, D.C. is at the top of the leaderboard in Division One of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for finding homes for 482 pets during the first 60 days of the three-month competition, an increase of 248 lives saved over the same two months last year.
Friday, August 16, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Texas Humane Heroes in Leander, Texas is once again at the top of the leaderboard in Division Two of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, for finding homes for 697 pets during the first 60 days of the three-month competition, an increase of 257 lives saved over the same two months last year.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Charlotte, N.C. will become an ASPCA Partner Community in 2014 in an effort to save the lives of more at-risk and homeless pets through a collaborative effort called The ASPCA Partnership.

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