Archive for June, 2009

Betting the Farm Against Reforms

By on June 30, 2009 in Companion Animals, Farm Animals
Betting the Farm Against Reforms

Industrial agriculture groups want no government rules when it comes to their treatment of animals, or their role in climate change. That’s not an acceptable position, it’s not supported by the vast majority of voters, and you can bet they’ll get a fight from us as these issues play out in the months and years ahead.

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More Evidence in Petland-Puppy Mill Enterprise

More Evidence in Petland-Puppy Mill Enterprise

There is news to report on two of our long-standing battles—the fight to protect wolves in the lower 48 states, and our campaign against Petland, the large retail pet chain, for its corporate practice of trafficking in dogs from puppy mills.

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I Think This Dog Wants My Job

I Think This Dog Wants My Job

When I provided an image of a dog in our workplace for last year’s Take Your Dog to Work Day, you came up with some fabulously entertaining captions. So here we go again—have at it, and share your creative captions.

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How We Rate

By on June 25, 2009 in Uncategorized
How We Rate

The HSUS has the 10th strongest brand of any nonprofit organization in the country and again received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the group’s highest mark.

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New Law Strikes in Puppy Mill Capital

New Law Strikes in Puppy Mill Capital

Yesterday, our team worked with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and its Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement in shutting down a major operation and rescuing more than 200 dogs.

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“FOOD, Inc.”: Cleans Your Plate

By on June 23, 2009 in Uncategorized
“FOOD, Inc.”: Cleans Your Plate

The fundamental aim of FOOD, Inc. is to expose the rampant abuse of power that has resulted in an inefficient, polluting, degrading, cruel, and unhealthy food system in America.

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Talk Back: Rescued

Two recent stories with happy endings—the adoption of Gentle Ben, a blind and elderly Akita who was among more than 300 dogs rescued from an Arkansas puppy mill, and a MUTTS comic strip featuring our own Scotlund Haisley—inspired you.

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Cutting Back Means Cutting Animal Consumption

By on June 19, 2009 in Uncategorized
Cutting Back Means Cutting Animal Consumption

Consumers are having to make tough cost-saving decisions. And as they strike some non-essential items from their shopping lists, they are shrinking demand for certain products that cause harm to animals.

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Prop 2 Double-Talk by Egg Industry

By on June 18, 2009 in Farm Animals
Prop 2 Double-Talk by Egg Industry

Now that Proposition 2 is law, the egg industry is trying to punch a hole in it, undo the will of the voters, and embrace its newfangled, post-election interpretation of Prop 2.

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26 Attorneys General Join Case for Animal Cruelty Law

By on June 17, 2009 in Uncategorized
26 Attorneys General Join Case for Animal Cruelty Law

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum and 25 other state Attorneys General filed a brief arguing in support of banning these gruesome depictions of animal cruelty, which merit no protection under the First Amendment.

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