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ASPCA Touts Senate on Horse Slaughter Vote

July16-1

ASPCA Commends Senate Committee Vote to Prohibit Horse Slaughter in America Appropriations bill would eliminate funding for horse slaughter inspections for one year and increase farm animal protections at federal agricultural facilities WASHINGTON—The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of…

ASPCA Commends Gov. McCrory for Vetoing Dangerous Ag-Gag Bill

  NEW YORK—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today commends North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory for vetoing HB 405, a dangerous ag-gag bill that would have prevented whistleblowers from exposing animal cruelty and food…

ASPCA Seeks Nominations for Dog, Cat and Kid of the Year

Outstanding animal welfare advocates sought for 2015 ASPCA Humane Awards NEW YORK (ASPCA) —The The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2015 ASPCA Humane Awards and invites the…

Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

Animal welfare organizations support Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act WASHINGTON, D.C.— Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect…

ASPCA Day Draws 100 Rescues

More Than 100 Equine Rescue Groups Compete to Help At-Risk Horses on ASPCA Help a Horse Day, April 26 ASPCA #HelpAHorse contest will award $50,000 in grant prizes to equine organizations across the country NEW YORK (ASPCA) — The ASPCA…

New Kentucky Law Reduces Hold Period For Strays to 15 Days

 ASPCA- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear signed H.B. 312 to reduce the hold period for Kentucky’s stray horses from 90 days to 15 days. This new law will allow for more positive outcomes for horses and the local communities by significantly…

New Law Will Protect At-Risk Horses and Local Communities in Kentucky

LEXINGTON (ASPCA) – A diverse coalition of stakeholders praised the leadership of state lawmakers Rep. Tom McKee and Sen. Robin Webb, the entire Kentucky Legislature, and Gov. Steve Beshear today for enacting a measure to reduce the hold period for stray…