Animal Research and Testing

Magic Pill for Managing Animal Populations?

Magic Pill for Managing Animal Populations?

The HSUS has long supported the use of birth control technologies, as a means of humanely controlling animal populations and diminishing the likelihood of conflicts.

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Help Over the Long Haul for Haiti

Help Over the Long Haul for Haiti

In the next stage of our work we’ll extend our alliances with the Haiti-based Christian Veterinary Mission and the Dominican Republic-based Veterinary Care and Human Services, and explore every useful avenue for cooperation with relief agencies, the government of Haiti, and the representatives of other nations responding to Haiti’s dire needs.

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The HSUS: Advocating for All Animals

By on January 13, 2010 in Animal Research and Testing, Companion Animals, Opposition with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The HSUS: Advocating for All Animals

I write a page three essay for each issue of All Animals, our bi-monthly member magazine, and here’s my piece in the current issue. If you’re not already an HSUS member, and now join at the $25 level or higher, you’ll receive a subscription to this fabulous magazine.

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Because of You

Because of You

We are a powerful, mainstream force because of you. And as the year turns in a few hours, it is the right time for me to say “thank you.”

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2009 Blog Favorites

Yesterday, I identified the top 10 animal stories of the decade. Today, I leave the subjectivity aside, and report to you on the top 10 blogs of the year, as measured by click-throughs on our website. As you can see, my controversial decision to put convicted . . . 

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Top 10 Animal Stories of the Last Decade

Top 10 Animal Stories of the Last Decade

The run up to any new year provides an opportunity for a look back. But now that we are turning into 2010, it’s an opportunity to conduct a longer-term review of the major events and trends of the last decade (though one might argue the end . . . 

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2009 Report Card for Obama Administration

2009 Report Card for Obama Administration

I summarize the major actions of the Obama Administration in a Report Card, providing a summary of both the actions helpful and inimical to animal protection. For the year to date, we give the Administration a B minus on its activities.

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Research Proposal: Don’t Buy Dogs, Cats from B Dealers

By on November 20, 2009 in Animal Research and Testing, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Research Proposal: Don’t Buy Dogs, Cats from B Dealers

The vast majority of research facilities now refuse to do business with Class B dealers, but propping up this dying industry are approximately 50 research institutions — mostly universities. Please ask them to stop buying dogs and cats from Class B dealers.

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Have You Seen Our New Website?

Have You Seen Our New Website?

This week we’re giving animals a revamped and, we hope, a more appealing stage to showcase their beauty, their majesty and, yes, when warranted, their plight. Check it out—it’s our redesigned website.

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50 Things You Can Do for Animals and The HSUS

50 Things You Can Do for Animals and The HSUS

Please take some time to go through the full roster. We’ll succeed as a movement when we have millions of our supporters who take these and other positive actions for animals.

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Talk Back: Work in Progress

By on October 20, 2009 in Animal Research and Testing, Companion Animals, Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Your comments celebrate our cause’s forward movement, but express rightful frustration as decision-makers opt for the status quo. Today, it’s your turn to sound off.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Animal Cruelty Law

By on October 6, 2009 in Animal Research and Testing with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Animal Cruelty Law

Today, I was one of about 200 people in attendance as the U.S. Supreme Court heard from attorneys for the United States and for dogfighting impresario Robert Stevens in a case testing the constitutionality of the federal Depiction of Animal Cruelty Law.

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