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Latest Press Releases
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Thursday, May 19, 2016
The ASPCA commends the Maryland General Assembly and Gov. Larry Hogan for enacting four humane measures during the 2016 legislative session, including two critical bills earlier today to ban the possession of dog fighting implements and prevent Maryland pet stores from selling dogs from some of the worst puppy mills across the nation.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The ASPCA applauds Michigan lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder for enacting H.B. 4478 to help Michigan’s families and companion animals by giving judges the legal authority to include pets in protective orders for victims of domestic violence. Gov. Snyder held a bill signing ceremony yesterday, and the new law takes effect immediately.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
The Joplin Humane Society and ASPCA will hold an adoption event and free microchip clinic on Saturday, May 21, in Parr Hill Park to coincide with the five-year anniversary of the 2011 Joplin tornado. The event—called “Paws in the Park”—is part of Joplin Proud, four days of events to recognize the progress made since the disaster hit and decimated a third of the community.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The ASPCA is commending Mayor Bill de Blasio for allocating a total of $10 million over the next two years to fund the establishment of two new city animal shelters.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The ASPCA today announced that it will offer a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case of a German shepherd found abandoned with his mouth duct-taped shut on the side of a Long Island, New York highway. This reward is in addition to the $2,000 being offered by the Suffolk County SPCA, which is leading the investigation.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The ASPCA today commends the members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations bill. The amendment will prevent the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from using taxpayer dollars to inspect horse slaughter facilities, which is a requirement for their operation.
Friday, April 15, 2016
The ASPCA commends the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC) for voting today to strengthen federal sentencing guidelines for animal fighting, including enhancements that specify tougher penalties for extreme offenses
Thursday, April 14, 2016
At the request of the FBI and Rock Island Police Department, the ASPCA helped to remove 64 pit bulls from multiple properties suspected to be involved with dog fighting in Rock Island, Ill. and Davenport, Iowa on Thursday.