Archive for March, 2012

Trophy Hunting Trumps Compassion

By on March 13, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Trophy Hunting Trumps Compassion

Esquire and GQ, in their March 2012 issues, had in-depth features on what went down at Terry Thompson’s “farm” in Zanesville, Ohio in the minutes and hours after he cut open the fences and provided a very fleeting pathway to freedom for nearly 50 dangerous . . . 

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New EPA-L’Oréal Partnership Could Help End Animal Testing for Cosmetics

By on March 12, 2012 in Animal Research and Testing with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
New EPA-L’Oréal Partnership Could Help End Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Subjecting animals to painful tests for tubes of lipstick or mascara cannot be justified, ethically or scientifically. But thousands of cosmetics lining the shelves in U.S. stores contain substances tested on rabbits, mice, and other animals. An important new research collaboration could finally bring the . . . 

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Where and When Disasters Strike, The HSUS and HSI Respond

Where and When Disasters Strike, The HSUS and HSI Respond

In taking stock of the disasters of the last decade―whether it’s the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast in 2005, the earthquake in Haiti in 2010, or the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and radiation release―The HSUS and Humane Society International . . . 

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Community Speaks Out Against Horse Slaughter in Missouri

By on March 8, 2012 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Community Speaks Out Against Horse Slaughter in Missouri

At a recent meeting, local residents strongly opposed a proposal for a horse slaughter plant near Mountain Grove, Missouri. In poll after poll, the majority of Americans have signaled their disapproval of horse slaughter.

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Video: Rescuing a Dog Buried by a Tornado in Kentucky

By on March 7, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Video: Rescuing a Dog Buried by a Tornado in Kentucky

Our Animal Rescue Team is in Kentucky helping pets affected by the devastating storms, working with local group Fur Ever Friends. See our latest video of a rescued dog who had been buried under the rubble.

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The Human-Animal Bond, Heroic Pets, and Your Favorite Story

By on March 6, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The Human-Animal Bond, Heroic Pets, and Your Favorite Story

We’re celebrating extraordinary examples of the human-animal bond with our fifth annual Dogs of Valor Awards. Read these heroic dogs’ stories and vote for your favorite.

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An Early Spring

By on March 5, 2012 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
An Early Spring

I went hiking at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia yesterday, and the last creature I expected to see was a black bear. I knew I’d see plenty of deer―and some turkey vultures, and some mice and chipmunks and squirrels scampering on the rocks and between . . . 

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Lawmakers and Others Join Call for California Commissioner to Step Down

By on March 2, 2012 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Lawmakers and Others Join Call for California Commissioner to Step Down

The president of the California Fish and Game Commission continues to be widely condemned for shooting a mountain lion. He’s not the leader on wildlife issues that California deserves.

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Shocking New HSUS Investigation Leads to Arrests, Horse Rescue

By on March 1, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine, Investigations with 1 Comment By Wayne Pacelle
Shocking New HSUS Investigation Leads to Arrests, Horse Rescue

A new HSUS undercover investigation released today shines a light on the dark side of the Tennessee walking horse industry and has led to the rescue of horses from one of the industry’s most notorious and abusive trainers. A federal grand jury has handed down . . . 

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