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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted $200,000 to 26 equine rescue groups across the country in recognition of their efforts to assist retired racehorses.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the New York City Police Foundation today announced a collaboration through the foundation’s Crime Stoppers program that will, for the first time ever, allow the public to easily and anonymously provide information about animal cruelty crimes in the five boroughs.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The ASPCA has been working tirelessly to care for neglected animals seized on June 30 from the Lawrence County Animal Shelter in Moulton, Ala. This fact sheet provides details of the events and activities related to this rescue as confirmed by the Moulton Police Department, ASPCA Investigations and Legal Advocacy experts, local eye-witness accounts, and local and state journalistic media who have been present at the scene.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Following its efforts to reunite lost pets rescued from Lawrence County Animal Shelter with their owners, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is planning adoption events for the hundreds of remaining animals.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations bill.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), in coordination with Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC), today announced the establishment of two new funds totaling $500,000 to support New York City’s homeless pets.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
At the request of the Moulton Police Department, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting in the removal of more than 250 animals from Lawrence County Animal Shelter.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commended the members of the New York Legislature for passing two bills during the final days of the state's 2015 session to protect animals in peril.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Many pet owners will celebrate July 4th with barbeques, pool parties and fireworks, but they may not realize these seemingly harmless traditions can have catastrophic consequences for their four-legged family members.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Following today’s commendable decision by the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC) to consider revising the federal sentencing guidelines for animal fighting, the ASPCA is launching a campaign -- including a compelling new video -- urging the public to actively support stronger sentencing guidelines.

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