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Latest Press Releases
Thursday, September 7, 2006
New York—Humane Law Enforcement agents of The ASPCA arrested Janet Torres for animal cruelty on Wednesday outside her Bronx home. Ms. Torres, 43, of 1203 Westchester Avenue, is charged with one count of animal cruelty, punishable by up to ...
Friday, September 1, 2006
NEW YORK—Humane Law Enforcement officers for The ASPCA arrested Bronx resident Frederick Fontanez on Wednesday for beating a dog, prompting a Queens judge to issue the first-ever order of protection in New York for a pet. Fontanez, 20, was...
Friday, July 28, 2006
NEW YORK—The ASPCA arrested Humberto Rodriguez, 54, of Manhattan this afternoon for biting the head off his pet rooster.  He is charged with one count of animal cruelty, punishable by up to one year in prison and/or a $1,000 fine. On June ...
Monday, June 26, 2006
NEW YORK—The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) will host its first annual Animal-Assisted Therapy Awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 28 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the ASPCA headquarters, 424 East 92nd Street in ...
Friday, May 5, 2006
NEW YORK—The ASPCA is the oldest animal welfare organization in the Western Hemisphere and our mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. We have received numerous complaints...
Friday, February 17, 2006
Urbana, Ill—Problems such as aggression, constant barking, not using the litterbox or destroying furniture are a source of great concern for many pet owners. In fact, behavior problems are the number one reason pets end up in shelters. The Amer...
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
NEW YORK—The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced today that it will formally recognize its landmark 140th anniversary in 2006, commemorating its role as the oldest animal welfare organization in the weste...


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washingtontimes.com – February 21, 2014
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