Archive for July, 2009

Once Bitten, Not Shy to Save Sharks

By on July 15, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Once Bitten, Not Shy to Save Sharks

A front-page story in today’s Washington Post reported on a group of nine people—all of whom had been the victims of shark attacks—who were lobbying on Capitol Hill to protect sharks from human cruelty.

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Endangered Species Watch: Vegetarian Power Hitters

By on July 14, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Endangered Species Watch: Vegetarian Power Hitters

Last night, Prince Fielder cleaned up at the Home Run Derby. An ethical vegetarian, there was speculation that his conversion to vegetarianism would sap his strength. But the fear proved unfounded, and Fielder has quieted the critics with his towering drives.

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A Book to Cleanse Your Life

By on July 13, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
A Book to Cleanse Your Life

In The Quantum Wellness Cleanse—a highly accessible, positive, practical, fast-moving read—Kathy Freston gives us a day-by-day approach to better living to achieve ‘a higher state of wellness.’

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Second Quarter Blog Favorites

By on July 10, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

This quarter, the ten most popular blog posts are dominated by discussions about public figures who have an intersection with animal issues—whether President Obama, Michael Vick, Rush Limbaugh or Ellen DeGeneres—but you are also interested in our continuing achievements and progress.

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Eight-State Dogfighting Raid Largest in U.S. History

By on July 9, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Eight-State Dogfighting Raid Largest in U.S. History

After the law enforcement interventions yesterday in eight states throughout the nation, there can be no doubt that the criminals at the center of every organized dogfighting ring are now looking over their shoulders.

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Barking Orders: Your Dogs at Work Photo Captions

By on July 8, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Barking Orders: Your Dogs at Work Photo Captions

A few weeks ago I asked you to put words in the mouth of Soco, one of our office dogs, in celebration of Take Your Dog to Work Day. I had more than a few laughs narrowing it down to ten favorites.

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They Shoot Endangered Animals, Don’t They?

By on July 7, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
They Shoot Endangered Animals, Don’t They?

Safari Club International, an organization that in reality operates as an enemy of the world’s endangered species while masquerading as a conservation organization, has been stymied yet again.

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There Oughta Be Laws Against Exotic Pets

By on July 6, 2009 in Companion Animals, Farm Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
There Oughta Be Laws Against Exotic Pets

There’s no reasonable political explanation for dithering on the issue of keeping dangerous exotic animals as pets.

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Reeling in Shark Tournaments

By on July 2, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Reeling in Shark Tournaments

We’re shining a spotlight on the spectacles of shark tournaments and we are gaining allies. And outrage from the community has turned the tide in some towns.

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New Member of Our Animal Care Family

New Member of Our Animal Care Family

The SPCA Wildlife Care Center in Broward, County, Florida is now our fifth animal care facility. There is no group that has the range of hands-on care services for animals as The HSUS, or helps so many animals directly.

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