In The Press

October 2, 2020 – Providence Journal ~ Pawtucket man charged with cruelty to dog… Read more >>>

October 2, 2020 – WJAR CHANNEL 10 ~ Man wanted on animal cruelty charges surrenders to authorities in Pawtucket… Read more >>>

October 2, 2020 – WPRI CHANNEL 12 ~ RISPCA investigation reveals Pawtucket man intentionally injured, burned dog… Read more >>>

September 8, 2020 – WJAR CHANNEL 10: Artie Tefft talked to Joe Warzycha from the RISPCA to learn how the virtual event will work and how you can help make sure local pets are protected… VIDEO more >>>

September 5, 2020 – Go Local Prov News: RI Woman Charged with Unnecessary Cruelty to Animals After Two “Severely Neglected” Dogs Found… Read more >>>

September 4, 2020 – Providence Journal ~ Just In: R.I. SPCA seizes 2 ‘severely neglected dogs;’ owner charged… Read more >>>

September 5, 2020 – Go Local Prov News: RI Woman Charged with Unnecessary Cruelty to Animals After Two “Severely Neglected” Dogs Found… 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: October 2, 2020 – MAN WITH AN ACTIVE ARREST WARRANT AND ACCUSED OF ANIMAL CRUELTY TURNS HIMSELF IN TO THE PAWTUCKET POLICE DEPARTMENT… Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: October 1, 2020 – RHODE ISLAND SPCA IS ONE OF TWELVE ANIMAL SHELTERS CHOSEN FOR THE SUBARU OF NEW ENGLAND #SNELOVESPETSOCTOBER CAMPAIGN… Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: September 4, 2020 – TWO SEVERELY NEGLECTED DOGS REMOVED FROM TIVERTON HOME AND IN THE CARE OF THE RHODE ISLAND SPCA. THE OWNER IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT UNNECESSARY CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AND TWO COUNTS OF FAILING TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE VETERINARY CARE… Read More >>>

RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2020 – THE RHODE ISLAND SPCA ANNOUNCES THAT REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THEIR 18TH ANNUAL PAWS IN THE PARK DOG WALK ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2020… Read More >>>

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” with Chelsea!

September 22, 2020 – Meet Daisy

September 8, 2020 – Meet Tank

September 2, 2020 – Meet Olive

August 25, 2020 – Meet Plum

August 19, 2020 – Meet Cash

August 4, 2020 – Meet Ozzie

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 “Furry Friend” of the week!

September 16, 2020 – Heather, Connie & Scooby!

September 8, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Tank!

August 18, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Cash!

September 1, 2020 – Olive

August 11, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Brandy!

July 21, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Rosa!

July 14, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Ranger!

July 7, 2020 – Heather, Connie & Auhgra!

June 20, 2020 – Heather, Joe & Astrid!

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.