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Latest Press Releases
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
NEW YORK, November 29, 2006—The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), in conjunction with Queens district attorney Richard Brown, announced the sentencing of Keidel Guy, 20, of Queens for Felony Animal Cruelty. ...
Thursday, October 19, 2006
NEW YORK, October 19, 2006—The ASPCA announced today that Ramsay Dudley, 22, of 970 Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, was indicted by a grand jury in Brooklyn for two counts of aggravated animal cruelty and two counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty fo...
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
NEW YORK—The ASPCA today applauded the signing of the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards (PETS) Act into law by President George W. Bush late last week, as a significant move in ensuring that the needs of those with pets and service a...
Tuesday, October 3, 2006
NEW YORK—Humane Law Enforcement agents with The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) are investigating a possible case of animal cruelty in which hundreds of chickens were discovered in a garage at 18th Avenue and 5...
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
NEW YORK—Special agents of the ASPCA arrested Edwin Roman, 44, on September 10 outside his Bronx residence at 1221 Brook Avenue for assaulting and seriously injuring his family’s pet dog, Lucky. Following the assault, which occurred on ...
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
NEW YORK—ASPCA Special Agents arrested Rosalda Faraci, 30, of Queens for one count of aggravated animal cruelty, one count of animal cruelty, and one count of criminal possession of a weapon for wrapping a dog’s testicles with a rubber band. ...
Friday, September 8, 2006
New York—Saving animals and pets from the streets in Louisiana communities is a daily occurrence, and thanks to The ASPCA and the HSUS (Humane Society of the United States, transporting them to local shelters will improve with the use of brand ...
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 ...
Thursday, September 7, 2006
New York—The ASPCA today hailed the passage of H. R. 503, the Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, as a significant move towards permanently banning the slaughter of horses in the United States for human consumption abroad. The U. S. House of Repres...
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...


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