Archive for February, 2011

Menagerie of Animals Saved from Suffering

By on February 9, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Menagerie of Animals Saved from Suffering

The HSUS and other animal groups responded to help a wildlife sanctuary in Montana that had lost its bearings. There were more than 800 llamas, camels, bison, emus, donkeys, horses and other animals living at the Montana Large Animal Sanctuary and Rescue.

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Mistreatment of Chimpanzees Is No Joke

By on February 8, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Animal Research and Testing with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Mistreatment of Chimpanzees Is No Joke

It’s time for all ad agencies to stop using chimpanzees in entertainment, and for companies to make a similar pledge. Heroic great ape sanctuaries in rural outposts throughout the nation will spend millions in the decades ahead dealing with the lack of forethought exhibited by CareerBuilder and similar companies that just don’t get it.

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Pressing Forward to Protect Calves from Abuse

By on February 7, 2011 in Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Pressing Forward to Protect Calves from Abuse

The USDA tentatively granted our request to require that downed veal calves be humanely and promptly euthanized, rather than dragged, tormented and otherwise abused to get them to the slaughter area.

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Talk Back: Helping Hands for Dogs

By on February 4, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: Helping Hands for Dogs

Missouri lawmakers are still threatening to gut Prop B. The HSUS rescue of nearly 100 puppy mill dogs in Tennessee is a reminder that so many people in this industry have so little regard for dogs.

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California Department Wrong to Propose Bear Hunt Expansion

By on February 3, 2011 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
California Department Wrong to Propose Bear Hunt Expansion

Today California’s Fish and Game Department will propose to increase the black bear hunting quota, on the very day that California marks the 100th anniversary of the state’s adoption of the Bear Flag.

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Breaking News: 100 Dogs Now Being Rescued from Squalid Puppy Mill in Tennessee

By on February 2, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Breaking News: 100 Dogs Now Being Rescued from Squalid Puppy Mill in Tennessee

Today in Tennessee, we’re working with the Marshall County sheriff to rescue puppy mill dogs from deplorable conditions. Melanie Kahn, the new director of our Stop Puppy Mills campaign, sent this dispatch from the scene.

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Watching our Wild Neighbors in Winter

By on February 1, 2011 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Take a look at these photos of wildlife in the snow, captured by HSUS staff member Kathy Milani, and read tips from our wildlife experts on how to help wild animals in winter.

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