American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Award-Winning Filmmakers To Present World Premiere Of New Documentary "Peaceable Kingdom"
23 Feb 04 | Documentary shares life-changing story of fourth generation cattleman joining farm animal rescuers to expose the excesses and inequity of factory farming.
"Average Joe" TV Stars Celebrate Valentine's Day
06 Feb 04 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is teaming up with Average Joe television stars Adam Mesh and Zach Cohen to help New Yorkers find their perfect four-legged friend on Valentine's Day.
ASPCA Disappointed at Decision of Judge in the Pretrial Hearing of Jayson Williams
06 Feb 04 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is shocked by the decision a New Jersey judge has made which bars the submission of evidence that basketball star, Jayson Williams killed his pet Rottweiler at his home.
The ASPCA and The House Rabbit Society Declare February Adopt-a-Rescued-Rabbit Month
02 Feb 04 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has joined The House Rabbit Society in declaring February "Adopt-A-Rescued-Rabbit Month" and is urging Americans to "Warm your heart, warm your home, and adopt a rescued rabbit!"
Talk Show Host Ellen DeGeneres Raises $18,500 for the ASPCA from eBay Auction of Sheets with Her Likeness
19 Jan 04 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has received a donation of $18,500 from the proceeds of an auction on eBay by comedian/talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.
The ASPCA Issues Cold Weather Warning to Pet Owners
15 Jan 04 | As temperatures continue to plummet below zero, the ASPCA is urging pet owners to take precautions and keep their companion animals safe in the bitter cold.
ASPCA Awards Ellen DeGeneres the ASPCA Founders Award for Her Lifetime Dedication to Promoting Kindness and Compassion to Animal
15 Jan 04 | Yesterday, nationally acclaimed television personality Ellen DeGeneres was awarded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Founder's Award for her lifelong dedication to the promotion of kindness and compassion towards animals.
Humane Farm Animal Care Applauds USDA Downer Ban; Urges Consumers To Look For Certified Humane Label
02 Jan 04 | As the USDA is announcing several steps to improve food safety following the discovery of mad cow disease in the United States, Humane Farm Animal Care is urging consumers to look for Certified Humane labels on beef as an added assurance of quality.
ASPCA National Shelter Outreach Awards Disaster Relief Grants to Animal Shelters Affected by California Wildfires
23 Dec 03 | The ASPCA's National Shelter Outreach department has awarded ASPCA Disaster Relief grants totaling $40,000 to six animal welfare organizations to assist in offsetting the costs associated with their response to the recent wildfires in California.
The ASPCA Selects Winners of Second Annual ASPCA/Chase Pet Protectors Award Honoring Animal Welfare Organizations & Shelters
22 Dec 03 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has chosen the winners of the second annual 2003 ASPCA/Chase Pet Protectors Award. This year's grand prize went to Georgia Legal Professionals for Animals, a volunteer group from Atlanta.
ASPCA Participates in Long-Awaited Public Hearing to be Held on NYC Pets in Housing Bill (Intro. No. 380)
04 Dec 03 | Under current interpretation of the law a person who shares their home with a companion animal can be prevented from replacing a pet that dies with a new one. For millions who consider their pets part of the family, this is unacceptable.
The ASPCA Offers Travel Safety Tips To Pet Owners Before Taking Off For The Thanksgiving Holiday
21 Nov 03 | As the busiest travel day of the year approaches, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) wants pet owners to be prepared before they begin their holiday journey.
The ASPCA Celebrates November As Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month
31 Oct 03 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and Petfinder.com celebrate November as Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month.
The upcoming holiday season may be an excellent time to put some balance in your life and adopt a senior pet.
ASPCA President Edwin J. Sayres to Participate in November 4th Panel Discussion on the Future of New York City's Cats and Dogs
31 Oct 03 | New York City animal activists, want to make the Big Apple a better place for dogs and cats? You're invited to attend a panel discussion with the leaders of the city's most prominent animal facilities.
ASPCA National Shelter Outreach Offers Assistance To Animal Shelters Affected By California Wildfires
30 Oct 03 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' National Shelter Outreach department has been communicating with animal shelters and rescue groups in Southern California to assess their financial needs for disaster relief efforts.
Two New Products Qualify for "Certified Humane Raised and Handled" Label
30 Oct 03 | Consumers shopping for meat and eggs from animals raised under humane conditions now have more options as two new producers are receiving certification to use the "Certified Humane Raised and Handled" label.
ASPCA Offers Halloween Safety Tips For Pets
28 Oct 03 | Halloween can be a festive and fun time of year for children and families, but for family pets, it can be a stressful and even dangerous time of year. The ASPCA offers pet owners some common-sense tips to help them keep their pets safe.
ASPCA & HSUS Demand Cruelty Charges in Passaic, New Jersey Animal Sacrifice
24 Oct 03 | The ASPCA and The Humane Society of the United States today called on Passaic municipal authorities to enforce New Jersey animal cruelty statutes and prosecute Felix Mota, a Santeria priest in Passaic, New Jersey.
ASPCA Special Investigator and Star of Animal Planet's "Animal Precinct" to Speak at Lewis & Clark Law School Conf
23 Oct 03 | Annemarie Lucas, a special investigator with the ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement department and star of Animal Planet's award-winning reality series Animal Precinct will be speaking at the 11th annual Animal Law Conference.
ASPCA Special Investigator and Star of Animal Planet's Animal Precinct to Train at Kaca Conference
23 Oct 03 | The ASPCA and the Kansas Animal Control Association will be teaming up to offer unique and much-needed training to area animal control officers and humane societies' staff on advanced animal cruelty investigations, Kansas animal laws and handling.