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Dec 06, 2017, 09:00 ET ASPCA and Pop Superstar Sia Team Up to Remind Everyone that "Puppies are Forever"

Today the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and pop superstar Sia released a special PSA video to raise...


Nov 27, 2017, 09:37 ET ASPCA Hosts its First Giving Hope Facebook Live-a-thon on Giving Tuesday to Raise Critical Funds for Animals in Need

On Giving Tuesday, November 28, beginning at 9 a.m., the ASPCA is hosting its first-ever ASPCA Giving Hope Facebook Live-a-thon on the ASPCA's...


Nov 09, 2017, 10:07 ET New Good Groceries Guide Helps Consumers Make Better Choices for People, Animals, and Planet

Today the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Food Chain Workers Alliance, GRACE Communications Foundation, and the...


Oct 16, 2017, 13:08 ET Leading Animal Protection Groups Urge USDA to Stop Practice That Keeps Animal Abusers in Business

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), the Humane Society of the United States...


Oct 10, 2017, 14:58 ET ASPCA Establishing Emergency Shelter for Hundreds of Animals Impacted by Hurricane Maria in St. Croix

At the request of the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is...


Oct 03, 2017, 09:46 ET ASPCA Launches National "Find Your Fido" Campaign During Adopt a Shelter Dog Month this October

This October, during Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is collaborating with...


Sep 27, 2017, 12:46 ET ASPCA Assists FEMA to Identify Critical Animal Needs in St. Croix Following Hurricane Maria

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has...


Sep 15, 2017, 17:18 ET ASPCA Continues to Help Hundreds of Animals Displaced by Hurricane Irma through Field Rescue, Relocation & Emergency Sheltering

In response to Hurricane Irma, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has been on the ground in Florida and South...


Sep 08, 2017, 10:23 ET ASPCA Assists Agencies throughout South Carolina, Florida with Pre-Evacuation Efforts in Anticipation of Hurricane Irma

In anticipation of Hurricane Irma, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is actively engaging with agencies...


Sep 01, 2017, 08:56 ET ASPCA Supporting Houston SPCA in Assisting Animals Displaced by Flooding Following Hurricane Harvey

In support of the Houston SPCA, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is deploying its disaster response team to...


Aug 30, 2017, 19:44 ET ASPCA Assisting Displaced Animals in Galveston, Following Devastating Flooding after Hurricane Harvey

At the request of the Galveston County Animal Resource Center, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has...


Aug 22, 2017, 19:29 ET ASPCA Denounces Suppression of Vital Data in Diminished USDA Dog Breeder Database

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today denounced the brazen inadequacy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...


Aug 22, 2017, 19:29 ET ASPCA Denounces Suppression of Vital Data in Diminished USDA Dog Breeder Database

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today denounced the brazen inadequacy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...


Aug 22, 2017, 19:29 ET ASPCA Denounces Suppression of Vital Data in Diminished USDA Dog Breeder Database

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today denounced the brazen inadequacy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...


Aug 16, 2017, 13:30 ET ASPCA and the Petco Foundation Partner to Grant $1.5 Million to Dogs Playing For Life to Expand Life-Saving Playgroups Nationwide

The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) and the Petco Foundation are teaming up to provide a substantial...


Jun 28, 2017, 11:42 ET ASPCA Awards More Than $100K to Help a Horse Day Contest Winners

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed the twelve winners in its fourth annual...


May 16, 2017, 13:06 ET ASPCA Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Following Denial of Fee-Waived FOIA Request

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), with the assistance of Holland & Knight LLP, today filed a federal...


Apr 05, 2017, 10:48 ET ASPCA Partners with Maddie's Fund® to Support the "Million Cat Challenge"

The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has joined forces with Maddie's Fund®, the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine...


Mar 24, 2017, 15:45 ET Sen. Schumer Joins ASPCA in Urging USDA to Restore Public Access to Animal Welfare Data

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was joined by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at the ASPCA Adoption...


Feb 14, 2017, 13:47 ET 10th Annual Veterinary Forensic Sciences Conference Explores Innovative Partnerships and New Advances May 16-18

Today the IVFSA (International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association) in collaboration with the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention...


Jan 27, 2017, 11:00 ET Animal Care Centers of NYC Marks Record Placement of Homeless Animals in 2016

Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC), the only open-admission animal shelter serving all five boroughs, hit an all-time high year-end placement rate...


Jan 18, 2017, 11:54 ET ASPCA Commends USDA for Improving Lives of Animals Raised on Organic Farms

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) commends the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National...


Jan 10, 2017, 09:00 ET New Resource Provides Farmers with Comprehensive Guide to Animal Welfare Certification

Today the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Vermont Law School's Center for Agriculture and Food Systems...


Dec 15, 2016, 14:41 ET ASPCA Awards More Than $200,000 to Winning Shelters in '150 Days of Rescue' Contest

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed the six winning shelters in the '150 Days of Rescue'...


Jul 07, 2016, 11:32 ET New Research Finds Vast Majority of Americans Concerned about Farm Animal Welfare, Confused by Food Labels and Willing to Pay More for Better Treatment

Most Americans don't know the true meaning of food labels like "cage-free," "free-range," or "grass fed" and falsely believe that farm animals are...