A Conversation with Former ASPCA CEO Ed Sayres

Former ASPCA CEO Ed Sayres is speaking out.

Unfortunately, despite its ballooning revenue (now $390 million), today’s ASPCA has left many shelter and rescue leaders frustrated, and Sayres has decided that he can no longer be silent.

Sayres sat down with the Center for the Environment and Welfare to discuss his background, his tenure at the ASPCA, and why he is disappointed with where the organization is now.

Ed Sayres Shares His Disappointment with the Current ASPCA’s Neglect of Local Shelters

Ed Sayres Shares How He Led the ‘No-Kill’ Movement and Became CEO of the ASPCA

Ed Sayres Shares the Story Behind the Iconic Sarah McLachlan Commercial and His Time at the ASPCA


If you would like to learn more about national animal welfare organizations’ giving to local shelters, or lack thereof, we invite you to read CEW’s report: Profits Over Pet Shelters: How the ASPCA and the HSUS Shortchange Local Pet Shelters