Archive for May, 2010
With the nation in the throes of spring and the annual birthing season well underway, you might encounter young wildlife and assume the babies are orphaned. While it may be tempting to “rescue” these wild animals as an act of altruism, it may do more . . .
Today, The HSUS joined Mothers Against Drunk Driving in filing a complaint with the ethics commission in New York against an individual who gets paid millions of dollars by major American corporations to attack public interest groups and stand in the way of people trying . . .
Today we posted on humanesociety.org our 2009 Annual Report. (If you’re an HSUS supporter, look for a copy in your mailbox at the end of the month.) I am posting, as today’s blog entry, my opening message for the report. You can look at the . . .
In the unusual disaster playing out in the Gulf of Mexico, the most difficult part of our work is being patient. We all know that when the oil reaches the American coastline, there will be enormous consequences—but we don’t know quite where or when. We . . .
One great connection with animals is to bring them into service to help our veterans — a subject I wrote about recently. Many of you shared touching responses — along with the names of some of the other programs devoted to matching dogs with military service members — and today I post your comments.
Dogs in Missouri had reason to howl yesterday, given that a major step forward was taken in the quest to address puppy mill cruelty in the state with about one-third of the nation’s mills. Missourians for the Protection of Dogs delivered more than 190,000 signatures of registered voters in Missouri to the Secretary of State in order to qualify the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act for the November ballot, far in excess of the 99,000 signatures needed.