Archive for 2009

U.S. Fur Sales Lowest in Nearly 20 Years

By on November 23, 2009 in Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
U.S. Fur Sales Lowest in Nearly 20 Years

The fur industry seems to be facing a perfect storm, and fur-bearing animals may be the lucky beneficiaries.

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Research Proposal: Don’t Buy Dogs, Cats from B Dealers

By on November 20, 2009 in Animal Research and Testing, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Research Proposal: Don’t Buy Dogs, Cats from B Dealers

The vast majority of research facilities now refuse to do business with Class B dealers, but propping up this dying industry are approximately 50 research institutions — mostly universities. Please ask them to stop buying dogs and cats from Class B dealers.

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Three Stops in Confronting Animal Cruelty

By on November 19, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Three Stops in Confronting Animal Cruelty

An update on some actions we’ve undertaken this week to turn around bad situations for animals.

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Race for Survival: Rescue of 100 Sled Dogs

By on November 18, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Race for Survival: Rescue of 100 Sled Dogs

Yesterday, The HSUS’s Emergency Services team and our global arm, Humane Society International, partnered with the SPCA Laurentides-Labelle in Quebec to rescue approximately 100 neglected sled dogs.

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Talk Back: Ohio’s Issue 2, Opposition

By on November 17, 2009 in Opposition with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Your comments on two posts from last week that take our opponents to task for their effort to retard reform.

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An Eagle Eye on Wildlife

By on November 16, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Last Friday, I paid a visit to our newest animal care center—the SPCA Wildlife Care Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. It’s one of five animal care centers we operate, with three specializing in rescuing and releasing wildlife. It handles nearly 14,000 animals a year, including raptors, raccoons, rabbits, and turtles.

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Buyer Beware: Cruel Isn’t Cool

By on November 13, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Buyer Beware: Cruel Isn’t Cool

On Wednesday night, I was at the Bowery Hotel in New York City, co-hosting the awards ceremony for our fur-free campaign’s Cool vs. Cruel Competition—a joint project of The Humane Society of the United States and the Art Institutes that recognizes fashion design students who come up with creative alternatives to animal fur. We recognize the top students at the event, and each year, I am so impressed with their work, reminding us yet again that’s there’s just no reason to kill fur-bearing animals for our fashion tastes.

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Have You Seen Our New Website?

Have You Seen Our New Website?

This week we’re giving animals a revamped and, we hope, a more appealing stage to showcase their beauty, their majesty and, yes, when warranted, their plight. Check it out—it’s our redesigned website.

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USDA “Natural” Label a Misnomer

By on November 11, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
USDA “Natural” Label a Misnomer

The HSUS is asking the USDA to make changes to its label regulations, since the term “natural” has been so corrupted.

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Home Sweet Home for 50 Feral Cats

By on November 10, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Home Sweet Home for 50 Feral Cats

Fifty-four domesticated cats we rescued from San Nicolas Island in California are resting comfortably in their brand-new outdoor enclosure at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in San Diego County.

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‘Eating Animals’: A Book to Digest

By on November 9, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
‘Eating Animals’: A Book to Digest

Jonathan Safran Foer has burst from his comfortable cocoon in the world of fiction writing and thrown four feet into the tussle over the food we eat in America through his first work of nonfiction, “Eating Animals.”

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Talk Back: Veal Calf Cruelty

By on November 6, 2009 in Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: Veal Calf Cruelty

Reaction to The HSUS’s undercover investigation exposing callous animal cruelty at a Vermont slaughter plant was universal: absolute disgust. Today, I post some of your responses.

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