In The Press

June 24, 2020 – ABC6NEWS: 15 cats and a dog seized from N. Smithfield pet groomer; owner wanted by State Policee Read more >>>

June 9, 2020 – WPRI CHANNEL 12: Pet spa owner wanted by police after RISPCA seizes litter of puppies Read more >>>

June 5, 2020 – San Francisco Chronicle: Reward offered in shooting death of dog found in river Read more >>>

June 5, 2020 – ABC6 NEWS: Dog Found In Narragansett with Multiple Gunshot wounds: RISPCA Assisting in Investigation Read more >>>

June 4, 2020 – WJAR CHANNEL 10 NEWS: Narragansett police search for owner of dog shot in head, placed in bag Read more >>>

June 4, 2020 – WPRI CHANNEL 12 NEWS: Dog shot dead in Narragansett; $500 reward offered for information Read more >>>

June 4, 2020 – PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: Narragansett police, SPCA investigating after dog found in river, shot in the head Read more >>>

May 11, 2020 – WPRI CHANNEL 12 NEWS: Rhode Island SPCA increases reward for information on nails in hotdogs Read more >>>

May 11, 2020 – ABC6 NEWS: RISPCA Increases Reward for Information on Nails in Hotdogs Read more >>>

May 7, 2020 – WHDH7 BOSTON NEWS: Reward offered for info leading to arrest of person who put nails in hot dogs in RI Read more >>>

May 5, 2020 – PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: Reward upped in Newport case of nails in hot dogs Read more >>>

April 28, 2020 – WPRI CHANNEL 12: RI shelters seeing increased interest in pet adoptions amid COVID-19 crisis Read more >>>

April 17, 2020 – WPRI CHANNEL 12: Rescued goats given a new home Read more >>>

April 5, 2020 – WPRI CHANNEL 12: Rhode Island SPCA working to place goats and pony found living in unsanitary condition Read more >>>

April 5, 2020 – WJAR CHANNEL 10: Several goats, 1 pony removed from Portsmouth home by RISPCA Read more >>>

March 23, 2020 – ABC6 NEWS: RISPCA announces “Clear the Shelter” adoption eventt Read more >>>

February 13, 2020 – WPRI CHANNEL 12: ‘Animal cruelty knows no boundaries’: RISPCA offers $2K reward for person who shot, paralyzed Fall River cat Read more >>>


Rhode Island SPCA Press Releases

RELEASE DATE: June 23, 2020 – SECOND ANIMAL SEIZURE OF FIFTEEN CATS AND ONE DOG AT DOGGIE STYLES PET SPAS WHERE THERE IS AN ACTIVE ARREST WARRANT FOR THE OWNER Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: June 20, 2020 – REWARD INCREASED TO FROM $500 TO $1600 DUE TO COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR INFORMATION THAT LEADS
TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CANINE LOCATED DECEASED IN NARRAGANSETT, RI… Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: June 9, 2020 – THE RHODE ISLAND SPCA SEIZES LITTER OF PUPPIES AT DOGGIE STYLES PET SPA AND SEEKING WHEREABOUTS OF THE OWNER WHO HAS AN ACTIVE WARRANT FOR HIS ARREST… Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: June 4, 2020 – CANINE LOCATED DECEASED IN NARRAGANSETT, RI. THE RISPCA OFFERS $500 REWARD FOR INFORMATION THAT LEADS TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE… Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: May 11, 2020 – DUE TO COMMUNITY SUPPORT, THE RHODE ISLAND SPCA INCREASES REWARD TO $3100.00 FOR ANY INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE PERSON WHO PLACED NAILS INSIDE OF HOTDOGS… Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: May 6, 2020 – THE RHODE ISLAND SPCA OFFERS REWARD FOR ANY INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE PERSON WHO PLACED NAILS INSIDE OF HOTDOGS… Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: April 4, 2020 – THE RHODE ISLAND SPCA REMOVES GOATS AND SHETLAND PONY FROM UNSANITARY AND HAZARDOUS LIVING CONDITIONS AND ARE NOW LOOKING FOR NEW HOMES FOR THE ANIMALS…Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: April, 2, 2020 – THE RHODE ISLAND SPCA ANNOUNCES A #SPRINGFORWARD FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE WITH A GOAL OF RAISING $10,000 TO SUPPORT CRITICAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES…Read More >>>


ABC6 News “Pick of the Litter”

June 29, 2020 – Meet Maple

June 23, 2020 – Meet Rose

June 16, 2020 – Renee

June 12, 2020 – Meet Felix

May 5, 2020 – Meet Otto

May 19, 2020 – Meet Peaches

May 13 2020 – Doodle & Toki

April 29, 2020 – Meet Roxie

April 23, 2020 – RISPCA President, Joe Warzycha shares update on shelter operations during Covid-19 pandemic

March 11, 2020 – Meet Pumpkin

March 4, 2020 – Meet Vincent

February 26, 2020 – We have puppies!

Lite Rock 105 Facebook LIVE with Heather

June 29, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Astrid

June 2, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Bubbles

May 26, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Peaches

June 12, 2020 – Heather, Connie and Doodles & Toki

June 5, 2020 – Heather, Connie & Giving Tuesday

May 28, 2020 – Heather & Joe with a shelter update

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Press Inquiries

For any press inquiries, contact Kristina Jewell, Director of Marketing & Communications, at kjewell@rispca.com or (cell) 401-499-5372.