Archive for 2011
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.
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.
Industries that profit from animal abuse attack HSUS not because we don’t do enough, but precisely the opposite — because, especially from their perch, we do too much. The last thing they want is an organization like HSUS with a strong public reputation, the courage to confront cruelty, and the campaigning tools to match.
If you have a great photo of your pet, don’t forget to enter it in the in the Spay Day Online Pet Photo Contest by Feb. 25. Spay Day is a worldwide event organized by The HSUS, Humane Society International and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association to highlight the importance of saving animal lives by spaying or neutering pets and feral cats.
Our dedicated staff at our animal care centers handle, heal, and release or adopt out thousands of animals a year — and it all adds up the largest network of hands-on animal care centers in the nation. Here’s a short video profile of our Fund for Animals Wildlife Center.
Yesterday, we carried out the public launch for our End Dogfighting Philadelphia program. It’s a community-based program that employs community organizers to identify kids involved in dogfighting or at-risk for involvement, turns them on to a positive way of thinking about animals, and pulls them into a program of pit bull training that opens up a new world for them.