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ASPCA Denounces President Trump’s Proposed 2018 Budget Permitting Federally-Protected Wild Horses to be Sold for Slaughter

Proposed FY 2018 budget permits killing of healthy wild horses and burros in place of humane management    WASHINGTON—The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today denounced the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2018 federal budget for…

ASPCA Awards More Than $200,000 to Winning Shelters in ‘150 Days of Rescue’ Contest

Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter wins $150,000 grand prize Hundreds of thousands of shelter nominations received from across the country NEW YORK–The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed the six winning shelters in the…

ASPCA Urges North Carolina Pet Owners to Claim Lost Animals Rescued in Recent Floods

ASPCA relocated nearly 250 displaced pets to a temporary shelter, where many await reunification with owners St. Pauls, N.C.—After spending nearly a week rescuing North Carolina animals stranded by Hurricane Matthew, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty…

ASPCA Called to North Carolina to Help Animal Victims of Hurricane Matthew

ASPCA Photo Following rescue efforts in South Carolina and Georgia, ASPCA responders head to North Carolina to assist animals stranded by massive flooding Lumberton, N.C.—At the request of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, the ASPCA® (American Society for the…

For Horseback East Coast Readers – You’re on Hurricane Alert – Make Ready, It’s a Big One

ASPCA rescue team at the ready in Southeast states as Cat. 4 storm approaches Waycross, Ga.— At the request of various state agencies, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has activated its disaster response team…

ASPCA Adoption and Animal Welfare Day Featured at Hampton Classic Horse Show

Day of education highlights animals available for adoption Bridgehampton, NY – August 29, 2016 – ASPCA Adoption and Animal Welfare Day celebrated its sixth year at the 41st annual Hampton Classic offering several types of animals for adoption. In addition…

ASPCA Rescues Louisiana Animals as Flood Waters Rise

  ASPCA responders dispatched to rescue pets and large animals during devastating floods Baton Rouge, La.— At the request of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has dispatched…

ASPCA Grants $200,000 to Equine Rescue Groups to Assist Retired Racehorses

ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has granted over $2 million to protect former racehorses from being sent to slaughter NEW YORK—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted $200,000 to 18…

ASPCA Awards $100,000 to ‘Help a Horse Day’ Contest Winners

Eleven equine rescues receive grants in recognition of their efforts to protect horses NEW YORK — The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed the eleven winners of the third annual ASPCA Help a Horse…

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…