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American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

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Founded in 1866, the ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Our mission, as stated by founder Henry Bergh, is "to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States." The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide.

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Deborah Maron

Location 424 E. 92nd St, New York, NY 10128-6804
URL http://www.aspca.org/
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Animal welfare
  3. Cats
  4. Dogs
  5. Health
  6. Mammals
  7. Nutrition
  8. Pet ownership
  9. Pets and companion animals
  10. Physical environment
  11. Social Environments