Archive for February, 2014

Olympian Tom McMillen Says “Nyet” to Street Dog Slaughter

By on February 7, 2014 in Humane Society International, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Olympian Tom McMillen Says “Nyet” to Street Dog Slaughter

Erin Van VoorhiesStreet dog in New Delhi, India Tom McMillen had a pretty bad experience with the former Soviet Union and some Olympic referees some decades ago. He was on the U.S. Olympic basketball team in 1972 that was essentially robbed of a gold medal because . . . 

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Rescue. Rehab. Release. Prevention

By on February 6, 2014 in Animal Rescue and Care, Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Rescue. Rehab. Release. Prevention

Whenever I go to our family of animal care centers, I am not only reminded of our life-saving work occurring every day, but also of the value of our work preventing animals from getting into situations of distress in the first place. Left to Right: . . . 

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No Medal for Sochi When it Comes to Animals

By on February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
No Medal for Sochi When it Comes to Animals

The Olympic Games promote international competition, but also cooperation and respect among individuals and nations. As billions of people tune in to the Olympics, they typically have a swelling of patriotism for their own country and its athletes, but at the same time they experience . . . 

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Video Blog Recounts Series of Major Gains for Animals

By on February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

The Senate has just approved a final Farm Bill with a landmark anti-animal fighting provision and without the destructive King amendment. The President is expected to sign the bill into law in the coming days. This is a big advance for us, and today, I . . . 

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Disrupting the Use of Animals in Entertainment

By on February 3, 2014 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Disrupting the Use of Animals in Entertainment

The Super Bowl is the biggest television event of the year, with more than 100 million tuning in yesterday afternoon and evening – even though this year’s game was a real blowout. Every year, the commercials garner almost as much attention as the game itself. . . . 

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