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2011-06-18 00:01:04

Nearly 600 cats and dogs looking for permanent homes during major pet adoption event June 25 "“ 26 Joplin, MO (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Joplin Humane Society are hosting a major adoption event on June 25 and June 26 for nearly 600 animals who need permanent homes after being displaced by the May 22 tornado that tore through Joplin. "After a month of housing and caring for the animal victims of this...

2011-06-10 00:00:30

Continued collaboration between Hartville and ASPCA benefits pet parents nationwide through ASPCA Pet Health Insurance CANTON, Ohio (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 The Hartville Group, Inc., and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) have renewed their strategic partnership for pet insurance, continuing the strong collaboration between the nation's leading voice for animal welfare and one of the largest and oldest pet health insurance providers in the...

2010-12-15 08:42:00

Study Points to Lack of Resources, Funding, Training, & Recognizing LINK between Animal Cruelty & Human Violence NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking research study just released by the ASPCA®( )(American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) stresses the critical role that animal services and animal cruelty investigations play in communities nationwide while pointing out the obstacles that law...

2010-10-26 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DogTime Media, the largest online vertical media community reaching pet owners, today announced a partnership with the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) that brings a database of national adoptable dogs and cats to the ASPCA website. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081001/AQW549LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081001/AQW549LOGO) Visitors to the...

2010-06-15 11:42:00

"Canine CODIS" Technology Unveiled by ASPCA, Humane Society of Missouri, Louisiana SPCA & University of California, Davis NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's first criminal dog-fighting DNA database has been established by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), The Humane Society of Missouri (HSMO) and the Louisiana SPCA (LA/SPCA), and will be maintained at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Veterinary Genetics...

2010-06-04 10:23:00

NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The crossroads of the Great White Way--otherwise known as Times Square--today played host to the ASPCA®'s (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) unveiling of its first-ever Animal Transport Trailer, a custom-built, 60-foot-long vehicle designed to save the lives of animal that fall victim to natural disasters or animal cruelty and neglect. The animal transport trailer, made possible...

2010-05-26 15:57:00

NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was horrified and saddened to read the Office of the Inspector General's audit detailing the U.S. Department of Agriculture's lax and ineffective enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) against licensed large-scale dog breeders and brokers known as "puppy mills." The report found that despite regular inspections, breeders are...

2010-04-13 10:03:00

Former Head of Communications for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Joins Nation's Leading Animal Welfare Organization NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the appointment of Elizabeth J. Estroff to the new position of Senior Vice President of Communications. Ms. Estroff will oversee all communications and media relations, including the planning,...


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