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Latest Press Releases
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 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.
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.
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.
Monday, August 12, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 23 equine rescue organizations from across the nation have joined the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative, now in its fourth year. The ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative is a major grants program which aids in the rescue and rehabilitation of retired racehorses to save them from slaughter, repurposing the horses for other areas of the equine world and giving them a new lease on life for events or pleasure riding.
Monday, August 5, 2013
For the seventh consecutive year, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is partnering with the Hampton Classic Horse Show, held in Bridgehampton, N.Y., from Sunday, August 25 to Sunday, September 1, 2013.
Monday, July 29, 2013
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and a broad spectrum of public interest groups today welcomed the defeat of all 11 ag-gag/anti-whistleblower bills that were introduced during 2013 legislative sessions across the country.

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