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Latest Press Releases
Friday, October 2, 2015
In anticipation of Hurricane Joaquin, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) urges pet owners to develop emergency evacuation plans to keep their families and pets safe.
Friday, October 2, 2015
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that 16 animal welfare organizations from across the country have received grant funding to hold community adoption events during the 4th Annual ASPCA ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ event presented by Subaru.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
At the request of the Huntersville Police Department, the ASPCA is assisting with evidence collection and the removal of 23 pit bulls allegedly housed and fought at a property in Huntersville, N.C., approximately 12 miles north of downtown Charlotte. The Animal Care & Control Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is also working to support local authorities with the investigation.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The ASPCA is encouraging people to take the new “Change Your Chicken Challenge,” in which consumers pledge to, for 30 days, shift their chicken purchases to only higher-welfare certified products that prohibit the most extreme factory farming practices.
Monday, September 21, 2015
The Humane Society of the United States, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association filed a legal petition with the United States Department of Agriculture urging the agency to improve the standards of care for dogs kept in commercial breeding facilities.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Professional responders conduct field rescues to save pets and livestock left behind, assist local agency with sheltering effort.
Friday, September 4, 2015
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) urges Gov. Jerry Brown to sign two critical bills, overwhelmingly passed by California lawmakers, that will aid animals endangered by disasters as well as animals seized in large-scale cruelty cases.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced a grant totaling nearly $1 million to Los Angeles Animal Services and the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care & Control to facilitate life-saving adoptions of homeless pets in Los Angeles.
Friday, August 21, 2015
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the Humane Society of Tulsa today announce that nearly 20 cats who had been removed from overcrowded conditions at a Guymon, Okla. private residence in mid-August are now ready to be adopted into loving homes.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Citizens for Farm Animal Protection has announced a new ballot initiative in Massachusetts to curb extreme confinement and lifelong immobilization of animals at industrial-style factory farms.


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