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ASPCA Commends Senate Committee for Vote to Prohibit Horse Slaughter in America

Appropriations bill will prevent U.S. horse slaughter operations in FY2017 by eliminating funding for horse slaughter inspections WASHINGTON—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for…

ASPCA Commends the U.S. Sentencing Commission for Strengthening Recommended Penalties for Convicted Dog Fighters

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New guidelines will recommend increased jail time and enhanced penalties for the worst offenses NEW YORK— The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) commends the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC) for voting today to strengthen federal…

Actress Beth Behrs Joins the ASPCA to Raise Awareness About At-Risk Horses on ASPCA Help a Horse Day

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ASPCA #HelpAHorse contest will award $100,000 in grant prizes to equine organizations across the country New research shows at least 2.3 million Americans have a strong interest in adopting a horse NEW YORK (ASPCA) — The ASPCA® (The American Society for…

ASPCA Celebrates 150 Years as Nation’s Leading Voice for Animals

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Edie Falco with her adopted dogs Sami and Nico ‘ASPCA 150: Come to Their Rescue’ nationwide campaign and call-to-action honors America’s longest-standing animal welfare organization and its dedication to protecting animals in crisis Public urged to take 150,000 actions for…

ASPCA Assists North Carolina County Sheriff’s Office to Seize Over 600 Animals from “The Haven” in Raeford, N.C.

Neglected animals receiving medical attention after removal from unlicensed North Carolina “animal rescue” Raeford, N.C.—At the request of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to…

Leading National Animal Welfare Organizations LaunchShelter Animals Count: The National Database Project

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First-of-its-kind initiative aims to measure progress, shape future of animal welfare WASHINGTON, DC – Several leading national animal welfare organizations today announced the launch of Shelter Animals Count: The National Database Project – a first-of-its-kind platform for the collection and…

More than 1 Million Households Forced to Give up Their Beloved Pet Each Year, ASPCA Research Reveals

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Lack of access to both affordable veterinary care and pet-friendly housing among reasons cited by pet owners NEW YORK, NY—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released results of a published research study addressing…

ASPCA Commends the Maryland Horse Council for Endorsing a Federal Ban on Horse Slaughter in the U.S.

  MHC is the first state horse council to join the fight against horse slaughter WASHINGTON—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commended the Maryland Horse Council (MHC) for adopting an official policy position…