Archive for October, 2009

HSUS Investigation Uncovers Veal Calf Abuse, Closes Plant

By on October 30, 2009 in Farm Animals, Investigations
HSUS Investigation Uncovers Veal Calf Abuse, Closes Plant

It’s always deeply disturbing to see the mistreatment of animals, but there’s something even worse when the victims are babies and seem so utterly vulnerable and frightened.

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Man Bites Shark Protections

Man Bites Shark Protections

Earlier this year, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Shark Conservation Act, but the U.S. Senate has not yet taken action. This appears, in part, to be due to objections by fishing industry representatives in North Carolina and Virginia.

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Redoubling Our Efforts in West Virginia

By on October 28, 2009 in Uncategorized
Redoubling Our Efforts in West Virginia

"It's only illegal now because of the puritan sense of a few people who don't find it an appropriate sport," said Bradford Parker, a spokesman for the West Virginia Association for Gamecock Sports in an interview with the Charleston Gazette. He was speaking of cockfighting and his group's announcement this week that it would ask the . . . 

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Talk Back: Queen Tillie, 50 Things To Do

Many readers responded with excitement to a before and after story posted last week about a senior Chihuahua who was among more than 700 dogs rescued from a Kaufman County, Texas puppy mill in August. Here are some of your comments about Queen Tillie: Reading this article and seeing this “after” picture just brought tears . . . 

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Big Pork at the Government Trough—Again

Big Pork at the Government Trough—Again

The pork industry is shamelessly asking the federal government for more and more bailout money, while it spends its own dollars in an Ohio political campaign to consolidate its unchecked power.

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Talk Back: Puppy Mills, Eagles, Genetic Engineering

By on October 23, 2009 in Companion Animals, Farm Animals

I see this blog as a give-and-take—I share my thoughts and then look forward to hearing yours. Here’s a sampler of your comments on some recent posts.

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50 Things You Can Do for Animals and The HSUS

50 Things You Can Do for Animals and The HSUS

Please take some time to go through the full roster. We’ll succeed as a movement when we have millions of our supporters who take these and other positive actions for animals.

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Queen Tillie: Before and After

Queen Tillie: Before and After

Tillie was rescued from a puppy mill we raided in Kaufman County, Texas, where she was discovered in a dark, dilapidated enclosure. Now she’s got much more love and light focused on her, and she looks like a different dog.

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Talk Back: Work in Progress

Your comments celebrate our cause’s forward movement, but express rightful frustration as decision-makers opt for the status quo. Today, it’s your turn to sound off.

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Dogs Delivered from Evil

Dogs Delivered from Evil

I just wish that every person thinking about buying a dog from a pet store, from an Internet site, or from a parking lot or other roadside setting would watch our video of our recent Arkansas puppy mill raid—and then, in acquiring a dog, go to a shelter or rescue group instead.

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