Archive for September, 2011

Better Days Ahead for Farm Animals in Ohio

By on September 30, 2011 in Farm Animals
Better Days Ahead for Farm Animals in Ohio

Yesterday, Ohio’s new regulations on farm animal welfare took effect to phase out the cruel practices of confining calves in veal crates and breeding sows in gestation crates; phase out tail-docking of dairy cows; place a moratorium on permits for new battery cage confinement facilities for laying hens; ban strangulation of farm animals and mandate humane euthanasia methods for sick or injured animals; and ban the transport of downer cows for slaughter.

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Urge Congress to Save Money by Protecting Animals

Urge Congress to Save Money by Protecting Animals

With our nation facing a swelling deficit, we are recommending that Congress revamp four programs that can provide more than $1 billion in savings and save the lives of countless animals in the process. Please take action to support these proposals.

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Six Faces of Animal Care

Six Faces of Animal Care

Our animal care centers are a major part of our hands-on programs. Take a look at these images from some of the ambassadors of our centers—a chimpanzee, two horses, a heron, a fisher, and a lion.

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Ask Congress to Save Money by Sparing Animals

Ask Congress to Save Money by Sparing Animals

With our nation facing a swelling deficit, we are recommending that Congress revamp four programs that can provide more than $1 billion in savings and save the lives of countless animals in the process. Please take action to support these proposals.

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Bullfighting Comes to an End in Catalonia

By on September 26, 2011 in Humane Society International
Bullfighting Comes to an End in Catalonia

The New York Times reported this weekend on the final day of bullfighting in the province of Catalonia in Spain. This reform is also a reminder that the animal protection movement is not limited to the United States.

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Talk Back: Flying Donkeys and Grateful Dogs

By on September 23, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care
Talk Back: Flying Donkeys and Grateful Dogs

This week, the city council of West Hollywood banned the sale of fur within the community. Read the latest news about fur-free fashion, plus reader comments about our recent airlift of feral donkeys from Hawaii and the rescue of more than 500 neglected dogs in Quebec.

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Spread the Word about Animal Protection

By on September 22, 2011 in Uncategorized

When millions of people speak collectively, we can have an enormous effect. Today, I hope you can take a very simple action: Please share this video overview of The HSUS with your friends and family.

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Hawaii Donkeys Say Aloha to New Lives at Sanctuary

By on September 21, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine
Hawaii Donkeys Say Aloha to New Lives at Sanctuary

In Hawaii, The HSUS has teamed up with island groups, veterinarians, and a local cattle rancher to help hundreds of donkeys at risk of starvation or being killed.

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O-pining for Fur-Free Fashion

By on September 20, 2011 in Humane Society International
O-pining for Fur-Free Fashion

Fur is not only cruel, it’s also unnecessary when we have so many other clothing options. In the October issue of O: The Oprah Magazine, editor-in-chief Susan Casey explains why the magazine associates itself with the fur-free cause.

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Saving More than 500 Suffering Dogs in Canada

Saving More than 500 Suffering Dogs in Canada

On Friday, Humane Society International-Canada worked with local officials to rescue more than 500 suffering dogs in Quebec. Our Canadian director, Rebecca Aldworth, provides a first-hand account of the deployment.

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