American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
ASPCA Proclaims January as Adopt a Rescued Bird Month
03 Jan 02 | The ASPCA is celebrating January as the first annual "Adopt A Rescued Bird Month." Shelters and bird placement groups across the country are seeing an increase in the number of birds that are in need of permanent homes.
ASPCA Offers Pet Safety Tips For the Holiday Season
24 Dec 01 | Candy and sugar may give your pet diarrhea or intestinal problems. - Crowds and holiday festivities can frighten some animals.
Animal Protectionists Sue For Records of Ringling Bros.' Treatment of Elephants
21 Dec 01 | Suit Comes During the Criminal Trial against Famous Circus Trainer, Mark Oliver Gebel, for Endangered Elephant Abuse in San Jose, California. under the Animal Welfare Act, the law protecting animals in the circus.
The ASPCA Responds to Accusations of Questionable Fundraising
21 Dec 01 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) denies that it engages in direct fundraising activities that would be deemed unprofitable, as reported in "The 2000 Pennies for Charity Report" released earlier this week.
ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Help Seize 300 Animals From New York Farm
05 Dec 01 | On Saturday, December 1st, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) assisted The Finger Lakes Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in the removal of nearly 300 animals from the Gilfus Farm in Cayuga County...
ASPCA Responds to Inaccurate Reports of WTC Pets Orphaned
03 Dec 01 | ASPCA has received no credible information to support this claim from any of the major animal welfare groups in the Tri-State area.
ASPCA Rededicates Horse Water Trough in NYC's Central Park
29 Nov 01 | Officials rededicated a water fountain for horses at a ceremony on Monday, November 26 at the southeast corner of 60th Street across from Grand Army Plaza, adjacent to the Central Park Conservancy information kiosk.
The ASPCA Speaks Out Against Bonsai Kitten Website
26 Nov 01 | The Bonsai Kitten Web site has generated a lot of feedback from concerned individuals in the animal welfare community. The ASPCA shares your anger and concern about Bonsai Kitten.
Thanksgiving Pet Tip: No Sweets For The Sweet!
21 Nov 01 | "We seem to receive more calls involving chocolate toxicosis during Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine's Day and Easter," reports Jill A. Richardson, DVM, of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC).
After one Thanksgiving holiday...
Iams, ASPCA Team Up To Increase Number of Successful Animal Adoptions
10 Nov 01 | Approximately 7.5 million animals each year are ready for adoption in the nation's shelters. Of those relinquished to the shelter, 68% were turned in because they weren't a good match for the household.
The ASPCA Continues To Provide Aftermath Services Related To The World Trade Center Disaster
09 Nov 01 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) continues to provide services as it relates to the needs of pets and their owners in the aftermath of the World Trade Center disaster.
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center and Rocky Mountain Poison Center Announce Collaboration
02 Nov 01 | New partnership will allow pharmaceutical and chemical companies the ability to provide their customers with access to the foremost authorities in the treatment of poisonings and drug interactions in humans and animals.
ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center Provides Anthrax Information For Pet Owners
31 Oct 01 | With the recent news about anthrax exposures in people, some pet owners are concerned about the potential hazard of anthrax to their pets.
Pet owners should be reassured to know that dogs and cats (as well as most other carnivores, birds and ...
ABC and CBS Television Networks to Air ASPCA Public Service Announcement
31 Oct 01 | Beginning the first week of November, a thirty-second public service announcement produced by The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) will air nationwide on both the ABC and CBS television networks.
ASPCA Launches Petition to Enforce Federal Laws On Soring Tennessee Walking Horses
29 Oct 01 | The first National Walking Horse Celebration, still the largest show in the industry, was held in 1939.
Soring became a federal offense in 1970 under the Horse Protection Act.
ASPCA Offers Halloween Safety Tips For Pets
16 Oct 01 | 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.
Trick-or-treat candies are not for pets: Chocolate is poisonous to a lot of animals, and tin ...
The ASPCA Continues To Provide "Aftermath" Services Related To The World Trade Center Disaster
15 Oct 01 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has entered Phase 3 of their pet rescue mission, which is meant to provide "aftermath" services as it relates to the needs of pets and their owners.
"Animal Precinct at Ground Zero" TV Show To Spotlight ASPCA During WTC Crisis
09 Oct 01 | The hour-long documentary details how the ASPCA, who pooled their resources with other local animal welfare agencies is handling the myriad problems resulting from the World Trade Center attack.
ASPCA WTC Rescue Mission Continues
26 Sep 01 | As of late last week, more than 200 pets had been rescued from homes that were evacuated following the World Trade Center disaster. Additionally, about 300 pets received medical care from ASPCA veterinarians.
ASPCA Pet Rescue Continues In New York Following Sept. 11 Tragedy
23 Sep 01 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals extends deepest sympathies to all affected by The World Trade Center disaster and gratitude to those courageous heroes who continue to risk their safety in rescue and recovery efforts.