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

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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

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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…

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…