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Latest Press Releases
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
As the poultry industry kicks off its annual month-long celebration of chicken this September, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), as part of its national “Truth About Chicken” campaign, is announcing the findings of a national survey* that reveals a distrust of the chicken industry among consumers and a strong desire for more humanely raised chicken choices at the grocery store.
Friday, August 29, 2014
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) commends the Texas Court of Appeals August 26th ruling in the case of Greater Houston German Shepherd Dog Rescue, Inc. v. Lira, which confirms the finality of adoptions and transfers of animals from municipal shelters to private rescues.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A newly released poll by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed that good intentions don’t always equate to action when it comes to rescuing dogs in parked cars on hot days.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The ASPCA today announced that 33 animal welfare organizations are receiving grant funding to participate in nationwide ASPCA ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ events presented by Subaru, which will take place from October 17-19, 2014. The ASPCA is granting $220,000 to support a host of large-scale adoption events held nationwide in an effort to save the lives of more shelter animals.
Monday, August 18, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds Reps. Katherine Clark (D-Ma.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fl.) for introducing the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, which would expand existing federal domestic violence protections to include pets of domestic violence victims.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that nearly 44,000 dogs and cats were adopted in the first two months of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, an increase of 9,198 over the same period last year.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick, Maine is again at the top of the leaderboard in Division One of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden, Colo. is again at the top of the leaderboard in Division Four of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Southern Pines Animal Shelter in Hattiesburg, Miss. is at the top of the leaderboard in Division Three of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
Friday, August 15, 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 again at the top of the leaderboard in Division Two of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

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