Animal Rescue and Care

Michael Vick Continues to Speak Out Against in Dogfighting in New Videos

By on March 30, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Michael Vick Continues to Speak Out Against in Dogfighting in New Videos

Today, at an inner-city high school in Philadelphia, The HSUS unveiled a new public service announcement featuring Michael Vick that urges viewers to call our tip line if they have information about illegal animal fighting crimes.

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Nine-Year-Old Comes to Washington to Speak Up for Horses

By on March 29, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Nine-Year-Old Comes to Washington to Speak Up for Horses

Yesterday, 9-year-old Declan Gregg came to Washington to root out cruelty to animals. He visited The HSUS’s downtown headquarters after a long day on Capitol Hill, where he lobbied for the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act.

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Champion Sam and Dozens of Other Dogs Saved from Fighting

By on March 27, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Last month, the HSUS Animal Rescue Team made stops in Florida and Pennsylvania to help local law enforcement save dozens of dogs from suspected fighting rings. During a snowstorm in Pittsburgh, we worked with local police and Hello Bully, a rescue group, to save 13 . . . 

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Video: Another 80 Dogs Rescued in North Carolina

By on March 20, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Video: Another 80 Dogs Rescued in North Carolina

Our Animal Rescue Team deployed last week to Jones County, N.C., where we joined with law enforcement and our friends at the SPCA of Wake County to rescue 80 small dogs and puppies. Take a look at our video of the dogs being carried to safety.

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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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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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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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Working for Animal Welfare in North Carolina

Working for Animal Welfare in North Carolina

I’m in North Carolina this week, speaking at public events for The Bond, touring the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, visiting animal shelters, and meeting so many advocates committed to animal protection. North Carolina is a state at a crossroads with respect to animal welfare.

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Rescuing More than 150 Dogs from North Carolina Puppy Mill

By on February 9, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Rescuing More than 150 Dogs from North Carolina Puppy Mill

This week, The HSUS and local animal welfare agencies and groups were called in by Stokes County Animal Control to help rescue more than 150 dogs from a North Carolina puppy mill. Stokes County Animal Control served a warrant Tuesday and found French bulldogs, Chihuahuas, and . . . 

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Four Stars for HSUS from Charity Navigator

Four Stars for HSUS from Charity Navigator

Supporters of The HSUS can see our results in the form of animals rescued, cruelty prevented, and awareness built. I’m also glad to report that both The HSUS and Humane Society International just received four stars, the highest rating, from the independent charity evaluator Charity Navigator.

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Exotic Animals: Don’t Try This at Home

By on February 1, 2012 in Animal Rescue and Care with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Exotic Animals: Don’t Try This at Home

Today, I debated the issue of exotic pets on the Diane Rehm Show, which is heard on National Public Radio affiliates throughout the country.

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