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The ASPCA Helped Animals Win Big in 2018

As the year comes to a close, animals and the people who love them have much to celebrate. In state legislatures and city halls across the country, the ASPCA worked all year long to pass lifesaving bills—and defeat a few bad ones, too—all with the goal of making the U.S. a safer place for animals. […]

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A Missouri Cat Named D-O-G Is Honored with ASPCA Cat of the Year Award

Last month, we celebrated and honored exceptional people, organizations and animals who have showed continued dedication and commitment to the improvement of animal welfare at our annual Humane Awards Luncheon. D-O-G with some Duo dogs. One formerly homeless cat was among those honored this year with the ASPCA Cat of the Year Award. D-O-G (pronounced dee-OH-gee) […]

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ASPCA Assists Nearly 600 Animals Displaced by Hurricane Michael

At the request of the Florida State Animal Response Coalition (SARC), the ASPCA has been on the ground in Bay County, Florida, supporting local agencies with emergency sheltering of animals displaced by Hurricane Michael. We are also assisting with search-and-rescue efforts in the field, providing medical attention for impacted animals, and coordinating reunification efforts for […]

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ASPCA Rescue Efforts Continue in the Aftermath of Florence

The crisis caused by Hurricane Florence continues for animals and pet owners in affected communities who are coping with family separations and dangerous conditions. We remain on the ground at the request of emergency management agencies to help stranded and displaced animals following the devastation and severe flooding caused by the storm. The following video […]

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NYPD and the ASPCA Announce New Mobile Command Post

This week, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the ASPCA unveiled the newest tool in the fight to stop animal cruelty. The NYPD’s Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad (ACIS) will now use a mobile command post in their efforts to respond to reports of large-scale animal abuse and protect New York’s most vulnerable animals. […]

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ASPCA Helps People and Pets at National Night Out

Left to Right: The ASPCA’s Susana Villa and Miguel Torres with Cindy Birchall and her dog, Blanche, at the East L.A. National Night Out event. For the third straight year, ASPCA representatives joined police officers to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7. ASPCA staff and volunteers participated in a total of 16 events […]