Archive for November, 2012

In Wake of Election, Time to Pass Animal Welfare Reforms

In Wake of Election, Time to Pass Animal Welfare Reforms

The United States has completed its always momentous quadrennial presidential election, which in this case produced spending exceeding $2 billion between the campaigns, super PACs and other outside spenders. Thousands of other races decided at the federal, state, and local levels cost billions more when aggregated.  . . . 

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Talk Back: Sandy, Animal Rescue, and Social Media

By on November 7, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Since Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast more than a week ago and I began writing about our efforts to help, many of you have written to express your thoughts.  With tens of thousands of people homeless in New York and New Jersey, the full . . . 

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Your Vote Counts for Animals

Your Vote Counts for Animals

Today is an important day for any civil and democratic society, as private citizens vote, in free and fair elections, for individuals to serve our society in local, state, and federal offices, and, in some states, for initiatives or referenda relating to taxes, social issues, . . . 

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Search and Rescue for Pets in Storm-Torn New York and New Jersey

By on November 5, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Search and Rescue for Pets in Storm-Torn New York and New Jersey

Yesterday, I joined our Animal Rescue Team on the ground in New Jersey, trying to provide relief to people and animals in one area within the larger Hurricane Sandy impact zone. The disaster team I connected with is stationed in Monmouth County, with its coastal towns . . . 

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The Confidence Man, Unmasked, and Asked to Answer to the IRS

By on November 2, 2012 in Companion Animals, Farm Animals, Opposition with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The Confidence Man, Unmasked, and Asked to Answer to the IRS

It’s an old and familiar story, the confidence man with his bag of tricks, working his scams until the cold light of day shines and unmasks him for all to see.  That’s where Richard Berman finds himself today – exposed as the black bag artist for . . . 

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Wolf Hunting Seasons Wouldn’t Stand Up to a Public Vote

By on November 1, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Wolf Hunting Seasons Wouldn’t Stand Up to a Public Vote

Since the first wolf hunting season in decades opened in Wisconsin on Oct. 15, trophy hunters and recreational trappers have killed at least 38 wolves — nearly a third of the kill quota set by the state (poaching and accidental kills are not included in . . . 

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