Animal Rescue and Care
Last week, The HSUS’s’ Animal Rescue Team deployed to Tulare County, Calif., to help bust what appears to be one of the largest distributors in the United States of knives, gaffs, and other equipment used for illegal cockfighting.
Thanks to one dog’s heroism and a community’s outpouring of support, victims fleeing violent homes no longer have to choose between seeking safety for themselves or protecting their pets. Joe Maxwell, former Lieutenant Governorof Missouri and The HSUS’s Director of RuralDevelopment and Outreach, with "Hank"photo: . . .
I was so pleased last week to participate in The HSUS’s Animal Care Expo, where more than 1,800 people from 40 different countries gathered in Las Vegas to get trained and to network for a single purpose: To save animals’ lives. One great purpose of . . .
We’ve just released our 2011 annual report online highlighting our activities and accomplishments during that year. Illustrated with a new infographic, the report shows why there’s no animal protection group in the world quite like The HSUS. Let me tell you why I make that . . .
Today, CBS This Morning broke news of another HSUS undercover investigation―this one focusing on perhaps the largest private owner of tigers in the nation, GW Exotic Animal Park in central Oklahoma.
Last week, the great folks at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton called The HSUS in to help seize more than 100 parrots and other birds from alleged neglect and cruelty in Moraine, Ohio. The birds were living in filthy, nearly barren cages in a rodent-infested storefront.
Here’s a list of the top 10 blog posts from the first quarter of 2012, the ones you read and remarked upon the most. Not surprisingly, many of the most popular blogs focused on progress for animals, and others on as our undercover investigations.
In 2004, California lawmakers passed a bill to phase out the cruel force-feeding of ducks and the sale of foie gras if it comes from that inhumane process. Now, the state’s major foie gras producer is advocating an override of the law before it goes into effect this July.
One of the most inspiring speeches I've read in the field of animal protection was Robert Chenoweth's address in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as chairman of the board of the freshly minted Humane Society of the United States, to assembled members in 1955. "We felt, first . . .
After Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, the nation was reminded of the power of the human-animal bond. Tomorrow the paperback version of my book, The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them, comes out, and I’m launching the paperback tour in New Orleans because the concept of the book came into such sharp focus as I looked back on the Katrina tragedy.