American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Over 100 Rescued Pets Assisted By ASPCA Mobile Veterinary Unit
15 Sep 01 | The ASPCA reports that as of 12pm Saturday, September 15, 2001 over 100 animals including cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets have received medical care from veterinarians at the ASPCA mobile veterinary unit.

Morris The 9lives Cat Pawses In New York On His Nationwide Tour
09 Sep 01 | The world's most finicky feline, Morris the 9Lives Cat, is coming to New York! Morris is kicking-off his nationwide seven-city retail tour in the Big Apple in celebration of his return to TV with a new commercial.

The ASPCA Celebrates October As Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
05 Sep 01 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is celebrating October as Adopt A Shelter Dog Month to urge Americans to make pet adoption their first option when thinking of adding a companion animal to their family.

Acting New Jersey Governor Donald DiFrancesco to Sign Legislation Making Animal Cruelty a Felony in New Jersey
27 Aug 01 | Acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco is expected to sign legislation that will make severe forms of animal cruelty crimes of the fourth degree, a crime similar to a felony offense, under New Jersey law.

The ASPCA Steps Up Internet Marketing And Relationship Management With Convio
22 Aug 01 | Nation's leading animal welfare group expands fundraising, educational outreach and communications in cyberspace with powerful Internet tools. The ASPCA has selected Convio to maximize its use of the Internet for marketing and outreach.

ASPCA Commends Governor Ryan For Legislation Ensuring Humane Euthanasia Of Animals In Shelters
20 Aug 01 | The bill allows animal shelters that employ certified euthanasia technicians to directly purchase sodium pentobarbital, a drug considered the most humane method to euthanize animals. "Recent reports have cited some Illinois animal shelters still ...

Illinois Gov. Signs Companion Animal Hoarder Bill SB 629 Into Law
20 Aug 01 | The American Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals (ASPCA) applauds Governor George Ryan for signing SB 629 into law making Illinois the first state to mandate psychological counseling for companion animal hoarders.

NYC Public Advocate Mark Green To Declare August 14th As ASPCA Day In The City Of New York
13 Aug 01 | The ASPCA will be recognized with a special Proclamation presented by New York City Public Advocate Mark Green to ASPCA President and CEO, Dr. Larry Hawk and Chairman of the Board, Steven M. Elkman announcing August 14th as ASPCA Day.

ASPCA Warning: Heatwave Can Be Deadly For Pets
07 Aug 01 | Always provide plenty of cool, clean water for your animal. Call your veterinarian or The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (1-888-4ANI-HELP) if you suspect your animal has been poisoned.

ASPCA Announces the Winners of the 1st Annual Henry Bergh Children's Book Awards
06 Jun 01 | As the sheer volume of children's books on animals indicates, kids love animals and enjoy reading about them. But how can a parent or teacher identify the best books among the hundreds published each year? That decision just got a lot easier.

Animal Planet To Profile The Work Of New York's Unsung Protectors In "Animal Precinct"
06 Jun 01 | In New York City today, some 41,000 police officers are asked to navigate a gamut of diverse cultures, languages and beliefs to serve the eight million people that reside in America's biggest metropolis.

ASPCA Celebrates June as Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
01 Jun 01 | Adopting from a shelter helps reduce the pet overpopulation crisis. The numbers speak for themselves. Every year 70% (3 to 4 million) of cats that enter the nation's shelters are euthanized.

ASPCA Files Lawsuit Against Circus Based on Endangered Species Act
21 May 01 | Several animal welfare groups, including The Fund for Animals, The Animal Welfare Institute, and The ASPCA - the country's oldest animal welfare organization - are warning about the brutality circus staff routinely inflict on performing elephants.

Proposed Legislation and Licensing Could Save Millions of Animals in New York State
14 May 01 | The ASPCA will host a press conference on Friday, May 18, 2001 at Detmold Park, 51ST and Beekman Place calling on New Yorkers to unite against pet overpopulation.

ASPCA Says Most Dangerous Dogs Are Created By Dangerous People And Urges Responsible Pet Ownership
01 May 01 | Incidents involving dog attacks have been making headlines nearly every day since the tragic and fatal mauling of Diane Whipple. Many Americans are now considering the notion of "dangerous dogs," questioning whether they are born to attack.

Congress Wishes ASPCA Happy 135th Birthday
08 Apr 01 | The ASPCA was founded by New York humanitarian Henry Bergh on April 10, 1866. The U.S. Senate, on April 6th, 2001 unanimously passed S. Res. 70 recognizing The ASPCA on its 135th anniversary.

Roger A. Caras, ASPCA President Emeritis, Dies At Age 72
18 Feb 01 | Roger A. Caras, President Emeritus of The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), died yesterday at the age of 72 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Maryland.

ASPCA Humane Awards Honor Dog, Peacock & Humane Heroes
06 Feb 01 | Today, The American Society For The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) will honor both people and animals that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to furthering the human-animal bond at their annual ASPCA Humane Awards Luncheon.

The ASPCA Warns of Increased Antidepressant Overdoses in Dogs
10 Jan 01 | With the rising use of antidepressants nationwide among people and their pets, it's not surprising that accidental ingestion of these drugs have increased. Since 1998, the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center has received more than 1,075 such calls.

California Congressman, 76 Others, Set Course To Save Bears
07 Jan 01 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the nation's oldest humane organization, congratulates Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA) on introducing the Bear Protection Act (H.R. 397), with 76 cosponsors.

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