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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted $20,000 toward this Saturday’s ‘Empty the Shelter’ adoption events across North Texas.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) applauds Massachusetts lawmakers for passing a measure to increase maximum jail time and monetary penalties for animal cruelty.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is urging New York municipalities to consider more effective, targeted approaches when cracking down on unregulated pet dealers in the wake of recently-passed legislation in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
Monday, August 4, 2014
For the eighth consecutive year, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) will partner with the Hampton Classic Horse Show to raise awareness of critical animal welfare issues and find forever homes for local shelter animals.
Friday, August 1, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds President Barack Obama for signing the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, legislation passed by Congress to protect animals in crisis by enabling veterinarians to more easily perform life-saving services.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) are reporting significant progress in the fight against animal cruelty in New York City since January 1, when the NYPD took the lead role in responding to all animal cruelty complaints in the five boroughs and the ASPCA expanded its direct care support for its victims.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted over $1.7 million to equine rescue groups assisting retired racehorses since launching the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative in 2010. A major grants program, the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative aids in the rescue and rehabilitation of retired racehorses to save them from slaughter.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Humane Alliance today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the opening of the new PetSmart Charities® Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Training Center, co-funded by the ASPCA.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Clay County Animal Care and Control in Green Cove Springs, Fla. is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Two of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick, Maine is at the top of the leaderboard in Division One of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

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