Archive for May, 2009
Horse With No Name No More
If you can, please make a special donation to help us rehabilitate these formerly neglected horses. As a way of recognizing your financial support, we’re even offering a unique opportunity for you to name the horses.
Ill Export: Factory Farms
It’s been a pretty disastrous public relations week for Smithfield Foods, the Virginia conglomerate that is the world’s largest pig producer. Since the swine flu outbreak, Smithfield has been under intense scrutiny.
Talk Back: Seal It
The world continues to speak, and speak unabashedly, about the cruelty of Canada’s seal slaughter. Many of you commented on the hunt and I wanted to post some of your thoughts.
A Day of Reckoning
Last week, a federal district court in Los Angeles unsealed a major False Claims Act lawsuit filed by The HSUS against the owners of Hallmark/Westland. The suit seeks to recover more than $150 million in taxpayer money spent on potentially tainted ground beef.
Why Must Puppy Mill Regulations Raise Hackles?
I think the American public needs to know who is defending these despicable puppy mills and how these battles are playing out.
Magnifique! European Union Bans Seal Products
This morning, the European Parliament took its final step to ban the import of seal pelts. I’ve asked Rebecca Aldworth, our Canadian wildlife director, to give you some of her heartfelt thoughts about this achievement.
Into the Wild, Without Weapons
When it comes to interacting with wildlife, binoculars—not bullets—are preferred by a margin of almost 6-1.
Retire Slaughter of Racehorses
Today in his Sports section column, New York Times columnist William C. Rhoden focused his readers on the biggest humane issue in the horse racing world: horse slaughter.