Archive for July, 2011
The HSUS gave a grant to build a new animal shelter at the Dixon Correctional Institute in Louisiana, and now the facility is in full swing. Watch a heartwarming video from the shelter.
Yesterday, I announced a landmark agreement between The HSUS and the United Egg Producers to improve the welfare of laying hens in America. Here are some of your comments on this news and on our work helping pets in flooded North Dakota.
I announced an agreement today to mark the beginning of the end of barren battery cages for hens in America, at a press conference with The HSUS and the egg industry’s primary trade association.
Our Animal Rescue Team is helping animals in Minot, North Dakota while the city struggles with record flooding. For nearly two weeks, we’ve helped the Souris Valley Animal Shelter care for about 500 dogs, cats, and other pets at an emergency shelter.
Yesterday, the Iowa Senate adjourned without passing a proprosed bill to make it a crime for an unauthorized individual to take pictures or video of animals on farms.