Animal Research and Testing

Contraception on the Agenda for Wildlife Management

By on August 29, 2012 in Animal Research and Testing, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Contraception on the Agenda for Wildlife Management

As the global human population ticks upward every second and we settle more land and demand more in the way of natural resources, our impact on wildlife will increase. And so, too, will our conflicts with wild creatures. How we manage those conflicts will test . . . 

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Cosmetics Companies Backslide on Pledge to Be Cruelty-Free

Cosmetics Companies Backslide on Pledge to Be Cruelty-Free

We’ve had a global setback on animal testing, and it’s critical we turn it around. A number of companies that were cruelty-free have suspended their policies in order to break into the lucrative cosmetics market in China, which is among a small handful of nations . . . 

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Learn, Network, and Re-Engage for Animals at TAFA

Learn, Network, and Re-Engage for Animals at TAFA

From July 27-30, 2012, animal advocates from around the nation will come together in Washington, D.C., to sharpen their skills and knowledge at our Taking Action for Animals (TAFA) conference. This is one of the best training and teaching conferences offered in our movement, and . . . 

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Investing In a Better Future for Animals

By on June 11, 2012 in Animal Research and Testing, Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Investing In a Better Future for Animals

At McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting last month—in front of a packed room of investors, board members, executives, and reporters—Paul Shapiro, HSUS’s vice president of Farm Animal Protection, engendered a round of applause for the company’s groundbreaking commitment to eliminate gestation crate confinement of pigs from . . . 

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Jane Goodall’s Extraordinary Dedication for Animals

By on June 7, 2012 in Animal Research and Testing, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Jane Goodall’s Extraordinary Dedication for Animals

Last week I attended the World Animal Forum with a long list of accomplished guests, none of them more significant or worthy of our gratitude and adoration than Jane Goodall.

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HSUS 2011 Annual Report Released Here

HSUS 2011 Annual Report Released Here

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 . . . 

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Stop the Killing of Wildlife with Americans’ Tax Dollars

Stop the Killing of Wildlife with Americans’ Tax Dollars

Yesterday, The Sacramento Bee published the final report in its series on USDA’s Wildlife Services program, one of the most destructive and indefensible government programs that causes untold suffering to animals.

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Animal Issues Hanging in the Balance

Animal Issues Hanging in the Balance

This was a week filled with major news at The HSUS, with some pivotal decisions and progress. – On the programmatic front, the big news was Burger King’s announcement, which I broke on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, that the iconic restaurant chain would stop buying pork . . . 

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Help Us End Animal Testing for Cosmetics Worldwide

Help Us End Animal Testing for Cosmetics Worldwide

Was the shampoo you used this morning tested on rabbits or other animals? What about your lipstick? Wouldn’t it be nice to shop care-free, knowing that every cosmetic product produced and sold—not only in the United States, but globally—was made without subjecting animals to cruel . . . 

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First-Quarter Blog Favorites: Progress for Farm Animals, Horses, and More

First-Quarter Blog Favorites: Progress for Farm Animals, Horses, and More

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.

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Hop to It: Rabbits This Easter

Hop to It: Rabbits This Easter

Please spread the word to family, friends, and other members of the community about not adding to the influx of abandoned bunnies coming into shelters this spring. Baby rabbits (and chicks) don’t belong in Easter baskets.

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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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