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2013-01-17 16:22:56

Animal shelters nationwide to compete for chance at $600,000 in prize grants for saving more animals NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released the names of the 50 animal shelters that will compete in the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with a total of $600,000 in prize grants up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs. (Logo:...

2013-01-17 08:24:11

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The era of Internet cat videos is over. Now, it's all about Cat Films. Fresh Step litter is taking cat videos, the grandfather of Internet memes, upscale by hosting the Catdance Film Festival* on Jan. 19 in Park City, Utah. With the help of actress and feline lover AnnaLynne McCord, Fresh Step(®) litter has picked five, cat-inspired films from a nationwide search, each of which will be introduced by McCord and screened at the Catdance...

2013-01-03 16:22:31

Animal shelters nationwide encouraged to apply for chance at $600,000 in prize grants for saving more animals' lives NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that applications are now open in the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with $600,000 in prize grants to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060731/NYM024LOGO)...

2012-12-28 12:21:59

NEW YORK, Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today confirmed that it has reached a settlement and is ending 12 years of litigation with Feld Entertainment, Inc., the producer of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus. As part of the settlement, the organization does not admit to any liability or wrongdoing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060731/NYM024LOGO) "The Court decided...

2012-12-17 16:21:53

ASPCA to support animal shelters across the country with Subaru donations NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced its participation in the fifth annual Subaru "Share the Love" event, now underway. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060731/NYM024LOGO) During the "Share the Love" event - which will run through January 2, 2013 - Subaru will donate $250 for every new...

2012-11-30 12:24:39

Contestants saved 14,376 more lives during contest over same period last year NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that a total of 56,232 pets found homes during the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, a three-month competition where 50 shelters from across the United States worked to increase the number of animals saved--either by adoption, alternative placements or...

2012-11-20 16:29:25

CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays are a special time to spend with loved ones--including your family pets. And with a few extra preparations, you can help your pets safely join the festivities no matter where you travel. One of the most important steps is to make sure your pet is covered by pet insurance before you head out the door. If any unexpected accidents or illnesses happen along the way, ASPCA Pet Health Insurance plans cover visits to any licensed veterinarian...

2012-11-17 12:20:19

Generous $500K grant from Rachael Ray provides temporary sheltering and care NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(®) (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(®)) today established an emergency boarding facility--made possible by a $500,000 grant provided by television personality, bestselling author and animal advocate Rachael Ray--in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn to provide temporary sheltering for hundreds of animals...

2012-10-26 19:20:21

Tips to develop emergency evacuation plan with pets before "Franken-storm" makes landfall NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, the ASPCA(®) (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(®)) urges pet owners to develop an emergency evacuation plan to keep their families and pets safe before the storm makes landfall on the East Coast. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060731/NYM024LOGO) "The best thing you...

2012-10-26 11:24:14

New resource encourages communities to build coalitions to identify, tackle animal abuse NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(®) (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(®)) and the National Link Coalition today launched the first-ever toolkit to help communities build coalitions to address the link between animal cruelty and human violence. The resource was developed by Dr. Randall Lockwood, senior vice president of ASPCA Forensic...