Archive for February, 2010

Where Does Your State Stand on Animal Protection?

By on February 9, 2010 in Companion Animals, Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Where Does Your State Stand on Animal Protection?

Yesterday we released a comprehensive set of rankings on where the states stand on animal protection policies — examining 65 policy ideas and counting up which states had them on the books.

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They Defend Animal Cruelty: Don’t Let Them Win

By on February 8, 2010 in Companion Animals, Opposition with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
They Defend Animal Cruelty: Don’t Let Them Win

The animal cruelty apologists at the phony Center for Consumer Freedom say they will step up their attacks on us this week. Will you make a special gift today and show CCF that those who care about animals won’t back down?

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Power to the People

By on February 5, 2010 in Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Power to the People

When it comes to public policy advocacy at the state, local, or national level, we all must be engaged in this work.

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Talk Back: Happy Dog Tales

By on February 4, 2010 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: Happy Dog Tales

From Chicago to the Caribbean, blog readers were touched by the new, loving relationship of 12-year-old Terrence Murphy and his dog Elmo, and by Bella and Dieter, dachshund mixes who not only survived Haiti’s calamitous earthquake but, years earlier, also made it through Hurricane Katrina.

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Colony of Prairie Dog Protectors

By on February 3, 2010 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Colony of Prairie Dog Protectors

On the steps of Utah’s state capitol yesterday, 12-year-old Luke Zitting was recognized as a Humane Hero for standing up for one of the little guys in the animal kingdom, the prairie dog.

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Time for Farm Animal Welfare Reforms in Ohio

By on February 2, 2010 in Companion Animals, Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Time for Farm Animal Welfare Reforms in Ohio

Earlier this week, we filed an initiative petition with the Attorney General of Ohio to direct the state’s newly constituted Livestock Board to set certain minimum humane standards that will prevent some of the worst and most inhumane and unsafe practices in industrial agriculture in Ohio.

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Bob Barker Joins Efforts to Stop Pa. Pigeon Shoots

By on February 1, 2010 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Bob Barker Joins Efforts to Stop Pa. Pigeon Shoots

Bob Barker last week announced a $1 million donation to support the effort in Pennsylvania to ban live pigeon shoots. It’s a tremendous investment of resources that could prove the death knell of these sickening events.

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