Archive for August, 2009

This is What a Rescue Looks Like

By on August 13, 2009 in Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

I told you yesterday about a dramatic puppy mill raid in Texas, with more than 500 dogs rescued. Our video team has just filed this insider account, and it’s a must-watch item.

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Cross Country Quadrathlon

By on August 12, 2009 in Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Cross Country Quadrathlon

There is unrelenting activity at The HSUS to help animals. And the past 24 hours have been a whirlwind, demonstrating how we advance the battle on multiple fronts.

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Helmsley Estate a Matter of Trust

By on August 11, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Helmsley Estate a Matter of Trust

Leaders from The HSUS, the ASPCA, and Maddie’s Fund just stepped out of a press conference in New York City announcing our legal action to honor the intentions of Leona Helmsley.

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Found on Foreign Assignment: A Dog, A Cause

By on August 10, 2009 in Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Found on Foreign Assignment: A Dog, A Cause

A feature story in The Washington Post about a lost dog caught my eye recently, a heartwarming tale written by Pam Constable. Pam’s not only a brave and intrepid reporter, but she’s become a one-woman army fighting to protect stray animals in Afghanistan.

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De-Feathered Warrior

By on August 7, 2009 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment By Wayne Pacelle
De-Feathered Warrior

Both the Postal Service’s announcement and the demise of The Feathered Warrior come on the heels of a federal court ruling ordering the Postal Service to reexamine its policies concerning the shipment of animal fighting materials.

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Talk Back: Michael Vick’s Next Play

By on August 6, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: Michael Vick’s Next Play

Readers have had a range of reactions about The HSUS giving Michael Vick the opportunity to participate in our community-based End Dogfighting outreach programs designed to steer kids away from dogfighting.

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Voted Off the Island, San Nicolas Cats Get Second Chance

By on August 5, 2009 in Companion Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Voted Off the Island, San Nicolas Cats Get Second Chance

The HSUS Animal Care facilities have become a little richer in terms of species composition with the arrival of a group of very special feral cats from San Nicolas Island to our sanctuary in San Diego County.

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The Dolphin Display Industry, On Display

By on August 4, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The Dolphin Display Industry, On Display

“An Inconvenient Truth” created a new benchmark for documentary filmmaking—in bringing to light the threat of climate change and calling people to action. “The Cove”—which opens nationwide this weekend on Aug. 7—could have the same catalytic effect on the plight of marine mammals, based on the rave reviews and tremendous buzz it’s created.

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No Price for Love

By on August 3, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
No Price for Love

At a recent HSVMA clinic in Keller, Wash., a story about a dog named Teddy Bear stood out, and I’ve asked Holly Hazard, our Chief Innovations Officer, to give us an account.

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