Archive for April, 2010
Coats for Cubs, The HSUS’s fur recycling program, is a win-win. We supply donated furs to wildlife rehabilitators, who use the furs to warm and comfort orphaned and injured wildlife.
When we claim that agribusiness has largely forgotten about animal welfare in its normal operations, the comeback is always that Americans want cheap food. It will cost more to do the right thing on animal welfare. iStockphoto In 2008, The HSUS sniffed out a scheme . . .
If you were to describe the work of The HSUS, you probably wouldn’t call it subtle or indirect. Kathy Milani/The HSUS The HSUS’s member magazine is called All Animals. Our mission statement is “Celebrating Animals, Confronting Cruelty.” The HSUS has program departments devoted to animal . . .
It’s a day I dread each year: the first blow or bullet landed against a baby seal off Canada's East Coast. It marks the beginning of the world’s largest, intentional slaughter of marine mammals. Our ProtectSeals team is there to document this open-air massacre, and . . .
We don’t expect the subjects of any HSUS investigation, or the industry as a whole, to welcome or like our scrutiny, and that includes the investigation we announced yesterday in Iowa into two of the three largest egg-producing companies in the nation.
Every time I reviewed the footage from our latest undercover farm animal investigation, I was literally nauseated by it. Today, we released the footage to the press and the public, and at a press conference in Des Moines, Iowa, I narrated what was happening to . . .
For the first quarter of 2010, the blogs that attracted the most eyeballs focused on the disaster in Haiti and the disastrous organization run by professional scammer and profiteer Rick Berman. You also paid special attention to our animal rescue operations (specifically the ones in . . .
In yet another benefit of the human-animal bond, dogs are now being enlisted to help veterans reclaim their emotional balance. In an experimental program, the federal government is providing preliminary support to connect some veterans with trained dogs to help them heal.
Our Emergency Services unit rescued 80 dogs and 13 cats from a single wide trailer in Spotsylvania, Va. Thursday. See video from the scene.