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Daily Archives: April 11, 2016

The American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was Founded Yesterday in 1866

The ASPCA Founded in 1866

On April 10th, 1866, Henry Bergh Founded the ASPCA. In 1863, United States diplomat Henry Bergh was appointed a post in Russia. While there, he witnessed drivers beating their work horses. On his way back to the states, he visited London’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Those two events inspired him