American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

(A.S.P.C.A.), chartered in 1866 in New York by Henry Bergh to shelter homeless animals, to assist farmers in caring for their livestock, and to cooperate with law enforcement agencies in the prosecution of game-law violators. The A.S.P.C.A. is patterned on the English organization, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, founded in 1824 through the efforts of Richard Martin (1754–1834), an Irish member of Parliament.


See study by L. Alexander (1964).

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About the ASPCA Founded in 1866, the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is the first animal welfare organization in North America and serves as the nation's leading voice for animals.
He said ASPCA is draining fundraising dollars from the Garden State and funneling it into New York, something he believes is a conscious effort by ASPCA to raise money from other places.
These are the residents of the ASPCA Kitten Nursery, New York City's first high-volume nursery to provide care for kittens too young to survive on their own.
In addition to making regular donations to the ASPCA and providing discounts to shoppers, A&P is planning to roll out Adopt-A-Pet events in select stores throughout the year to help find homes for abandoned and mistreated animals.
The ASPCA created the "Change Your Chicken Challenge" with assistance from digital design agency Nebo, as part of its larger commitment to raising awareness about the treatment of broiler chickens and other farm animals, as well as to educating the public about the meaning and impact of labeling on farm animal welfare.
These are just a few of the questions being asked during the ASPCA Holiday Trivia Twitter Party & Giveaway Extravaganza.
As a 501[c][3] not-for-profit corporation, the ASPCA is a national leader in the areas of anti-cruelty, community outreach and animal health services.
The petition was prepared pro bono by the international law firm Latham and Watkins and by attorneys in the Animal Protection Litigation department at The HSUS and by the ASPCA.
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