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New Vocations receives $30,000 in grants from ASPCA as part of Help a Horse Home Challenge

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program has received a total of $30,000 from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals as part of its annual Help a Horse Home Challenge. The nationwide competition for equine rescues, shelters and sanctuaries is designed to increase equine adoptions around the country. New Vocations earned a $25,000 prize for placing first in Division D and an...

Dogs removed from Pulaski Co. breeding facility transported to shelter in Louisville

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, at the request of the Pulaski County sheriff’s office and Pulaski County attorney’s office, is assisting in the removal, transport, sheltering and medical treatment of more than 40 dogs from a large breeding facility — frequently referred to as a puppy mill — called Dream Catcher Kennels in Nancy, Ky.   The Kentucky Humane...

Scott County Humane Society only Kentucky rescue part of ASPCA's 'Mega Match-a-thon'

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals named a Georgetown humane society as one of 38 animal rescue organizations in the United States to participate in the ASPCA ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ event Oct. 18-20.   The ASPCA is granting more than $278,000 to support a host of large-scale adoption events held nationwide in an effort to save more lives of shelter animals.   The...