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Latest Press Releases
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Friday, April 8, 2016
The ASPCA today announced the start of a months-long celebration of its 150th anniversary this April with ASPCA 150: Come to Their Rescue – a national campaign honoring the ASPCA’s 150 years of animal rescue by inspiring public acts of compassion that will help save and protect dogs, cats, horses and farm animals from cruelty. The Come to Their Rescue campaign will feature multiple large-scale animal welfare programs and events, including a public action campaign and nationwide contest, a video featuring celebrity supporters, and the premiere of the ASPCA’s first-ever documentary.
Friday, April 8, 2016
The ASPCA today announced the first recipients of the “ASPCA Champion for Animals” award, coinciding with National Dog Fighting Awareness Day (April 8). National Dog Fighting Awareness Day was created to shine a light on the brutality and pervasiveness of dog fighting in America.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
On Saturday, March 19, 2016, the Veterinary Medical Association of New York City (VMANYC) presented Dr. Robert Reisman with the 2016 Outstanding Service to Veterinary Medicine Award. Dr. Reisman first joined the ASPCA in 1988 and now serves as the Supervisor of Forensic Sciences at the ASPCA Animal Hospital in Manhattan.
Monday, March 14, 2016
The ASPCA is hosting a major adoption event at its temporary shelter in Sanford, N.C. from Friday through Sunday, March 18 to 20, for nearly 700 dogs and cats who need loving homes. These animals were rescued on January 27 from The Haven, a 122-acre unlicensed, self-described animal rescue in Raeford, N.C. Hundreds of animals—including dogs and cats of all breeds and ages—will be made available for adoption to the public.
Thursday, March 3, 2016
The ASPCA commends the Boston City Council for passing an ordinance prohibiting Boston pet stores from selling puppies, kittens and rabbits. It also bans the sale of these animals in city parks and on streets.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
As National Animal Poison Prevention Month kicks off, The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that, for the first time ever, over-the-counter medications and supplements surpassed prescription medications to take the top spot on the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets, according to the annual data of cases handled by the APCC.
Friday, February 26, 2016
The ASPCA commends Indiana lawmakers for unanimously passing H.B. 1201, a critical bill that will require shelters to spay/neuter dogs and cats prior to adoption. This comprehensive statewide spay/neuter law will dramatically decrease pet homelessness numbers and euthanasia rates at Indiana shelters. H.B. 1201 now heads to Gov. Mike Pence for his approval.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
The ASPCA commends federal lawmakers for introducing legislation that will significantly improve the process of caring for animal victims connected to federal animal fighting cases.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
At the request of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA is assisting with evidence collection and managing the removal and sheltering of 47 dogs, four cats and a horse living in an overcrowded home in Bell, Fla. The investigation was initiated by the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office when a concerned citizen reported a dead horse in the front yard of the residence as well as several dogs who appeared to be neglected.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The ASPCA today announced that the more than 50 dogs seized from a puppy mill in Mio, Mich. are now available for adoption at the Roscommon County Animal Shelter. The dogs were rescued by the ASPCA and Oscoda County Sheriff’s Department last December following complaints of abuse and neglect at the facility.