American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
ASPCA President Edwin J. Sayres and Annemarie Lucas, ASPCA Special Investigator to Host Brunch for New Jersey Residents
17 Oct 03 | Edwin J. Sayres, President of The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Annemarie Lucas, ASPCA Special Investigator and star of Animal Precinct, Animal Planet's hit television show, are hosting a brunch on Sunday, October 19.
Governor Pataki Signs S.3274-b
13 Oct 03 | The ASPCA applauds Governor George Pataki for signing into law a measure that will help ensure that veterinarians who come across evidence of companion animal cruelty, disclose that information to the proper law enforcement authorities.
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Issues Update on Cocoa Bean Shell Mulch Fertilizer Warning
10 Oct 03 | In response to increasing reports of dogs consuming cocoa bean shell mulch fertilizer, a retrospective examination of case data collected from January 2002 to April 2003 was conducted by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.
ASPCA Applauds NYS Senator Liz Krueger For Sponsorship of "Downed Animal" Protection Legislation
09 Oct 03 | On Saturday, Oct. 11th, 2003, State Senator Liz Krueger and Farm Sanctuary, an animal welfare advocacy group, will co-sponsor a press conference to announce Senator Krueger's sponsorship of legislation to promote the humane treatment of farm animals.
The ASPCA Celebrates October as Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month
29 Sep 03 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) will be celebrating October as Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month to encourage Americans to visit their local animal shelter if they are looking for their perfect four-legged match.
Report Reveals Government Routinely Ignores Violations of Animal Welfare Act by Ringling Bros.
24 Sep 03 | Three of the nation's largest and oldest animal protection organizations have released an in-depth report revealing how the USDA routinely looks the other way when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey beats and mistreats elephants in its circus.
Young Friends of the ASPCA to Host Fifth Annual Fundraiser 'Diamonds in the Ruff' to Benefit Animals in Need
24 Sep 03 | The Young Friends of the ASPCA hosts 'Diamonds in the Ruff,' a fundraiser to benefit The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) on Thursday, September 25, 2003 at Tiffany & Co.'s flagship store.
Governor Signs Bill To Require Shelter For Dogs
23 Sep 03 | Governor George Pataki signed into law a bill that will require adequate shelter for dogs who are left outdoors in inclement weather. The bill was spearheaded by The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).
ASPCA Urges "NO" Vote On Dog Track Amendment #33
16 Sep 03 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) urges Colorado voters to reject a ballot measure that would legalize thousands of slot machines at dog tracks statewide.
Amendment #33 will go before voters on November 4.
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Animals
26 Aug 03 | On August 29, The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, the premier animal poison control center in North America, will celebrate 25 years of service as an emergency resource for animal owners and veterinarians.
ASPCA Responds To Latest FAA Regulations
20 Aug 03 | The regulations, which are still awaiting implementation, will require airlines to compile monthly reports on how many pets are injured, lost or killed.
However, the reports will only include animals being kept in family households.
The ASPCA Applauds Governor Rod R. Blagojevich For Signing (HB 184)
19 Aug 03 | Passage of bill protects people and prevents the needless killing of dogs and cats. Due to the nation's pet overpopulation crisis, approximately five-nine million dogs and cats are euthanized each year at shelters nationwide.
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center And AVMA Offer Pet Safety Tips During Mosquito Spraying To Prevent Spread Of West Nile Virus
12 Aug 03 | As more cases of West Nile virus-associated illness have been diagnosed in people and horses, communities have taken steps to prevent spread of the virus. The American Veterinary Medical Association and the ASPCA list safety tips for pet owners.
The ASPCA is Disappointed Over Governor Jeb Bush's Decision to Not Veto Racetrack Gambling Bill
07 Aug 03 | "This new law will directly impact greyhounds who already suffer greatly for the entertainment of track patrons," says Lisa Weisberg, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs & Public Policy for the ASPCA.
United States District Court Throws Out Ringling Bros. Motion for Dismissal of Lawsuit that Cites the Abuse of Asian Elephants
31 Jul 03 | Today, the United States District Court dismissed a challenge by Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus which
sought to dismiss a pending lawsuit which charges them with the violation of the Endangered Species Act.
The ASPCA & National Animal Protection Groups Urge Governor Jeb Bush to Veto Racetrack Gambling Bill
31 Jul 03 | Today, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and two national animal protection groups, with more than 300,000 Florida members and constituents, are asking Governor Jeb Bush to veto House Bill 1059.
The ASPCA Applauds Governor Rod R. Blagojevich For Signing (SB 387)
29 Jul 03 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) applauds Governor Rod R. Blagojevich for signing in to law SB 387, a bill that will prevent judges from ordering court supervision for animal abusers.
ASPCA Urges Governor Bush To Veto H.B. 1059 Prior To August 5 Deadline
29 Jul 03 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is calling on Governor Bush to veto H.B. 1059, legislation that would expand gambling at greyhound tracks. The bill was sent to the governor this week for signature.
Animal Planet To Launch Third Season Of Animal Precinct
25 Jul 03 | Animal Precinct, Animal Planet's hit television show that takes viewers on duty with ASPCA humane law enforcement agents will be entering into it's third season on August 4, 2003 at 10:00 PM (ET).
Animaland.org Reaches Younger Generation of Animal Advocates
21 Jul 03 | Oldest animal welfare organization, ASPCA gives 21st century look to redesigned website. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is excited to introduce the redesign of Animaland.org, the organization's website for kids.