Companion Animals

Helping Animals, Step by Step

As I travel around the country, I have the privilege of meeting so many people of conscience who want to take action for animals. One of the most frequently asked questions is, "How can I be involved and what can I do to help The . . . 

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Turning the Tide After Katrina

By on August 29, 2007 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 3 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Turning the Tide After Katrina

There is no question that the terrorist attacks of 9/11 reoriented us as a nation. In a different way, Hurricane Katrina did, too. We as a society were not prepared for a disaster of Katrina’s magnitude, and she exposed our full array of weaknesses in . . . 

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Breakthrough Moments Broadcast Our Message

By on August 22, 2007 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Breakthrough Moments Broadcast Our Message

No matter how hard we try in the animal-protection movement, sometimes the message just doesn’t get through, and problems of cruelty are denied the public attention they deserve. So many cruel practices persist, not because reform could not command enough support, but because people just . . . 

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Keeping the Gloves on till Animal Fighting’s Gone

By on August 15, 2007 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

In keeping with this week’s theme of showcasing our hands-on work and our video resources, I want to direct you to The Final Round, an HSUS video on the ugly world of animal fighting (warning: video contains graphic footage). The HSUS devotes major resources to . . . 

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Saving Lives in the Community

By on August 14, 2007 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

If urgent matters don’t disrupt my plan, I want to showcase two themes this week—first, to shine a spotlight on a few hands-on programs at The HSUS and, second, to point you to our tremendous in-house video capabilities and resources. Yesterday, I introduced you to . . . 

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Safe Haven for Abused and Abandoned

By on August 13, 2007 in Companion Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

If you are part of our online community, you get a steady stream of calls to action—combatting animal fightng, horse slaughter, puppy mills, factory farming, and a wide range of other abuses.  But you may not hear much about our hands-on work for animals.  From . . . 

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Plan of Attack Against Dogfighting

By on August 6, 2007 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Plan of Attack Against Dogfighting

© The HSUS Last week, the contract shillers at the Center for Consumer Freedom—which has never known a form of animal abuse it will not directly or indirectly defend—attacked The Humane Society of the United States for our fundraising and program work against dogfighting. We . . . 

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Dogfighting a Constant Battle for The HSUS

By on August 3, 2007 in Companion Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Dogfighting a Constant Battle for The HSUS

The contract shillers at the Center for Consumer Freedom are about the most shameless people I’ve ever come across. They put out a statement yesterday attempting to make a scandal of The HSUS raising funds to combat dogfighting as the spotlight has shined brightly on . . . 

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Congress Considers Flurry of Animal Protection Measures

By on August 2, 2007 in Companion Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Congress Considers Flurry of Animal Protection Measures

There’s been a remarkable amount of activity on animal protection issues in Congress in recent days, in the lead-up to the August recess, which runs about a month through Labor Day. I wanted to provide a quick report to show you the progress we are . . . 

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Talk Back: Praise for Pit Bulls

By on July 27, 2007 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

As the nation’s attention is drawn to the dogfighting allegations against Michael Vick, pit bulls—the most common victims of this violent “sport”—have also been thrust into the spotlight. We heard from several readers who were apprehensive about the limelight. Among them: As an owner of . . . 

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While Vick in Court, Our Work Continues

By on July 27, 2007 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
While Vick in Court, Our Work Continues

At Michael Vick’s arraignment in U.S. District Court in Richmond yesterday, a trial date of November 26 was set. Vick’s lead counsel put a major defense team on display, signaling that he intends to mount a vigorous defense against the charges set out by the . . . 

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After First Step, NFL Must Follow Through

By on July 24, 2007 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Humane Society of the United States members and other concerned citizens have reacted with extraordinary passion and determination in response to the indictment against Michael Vick and three co-defendants. As of yesterday, more than 263,000 individuals contacted the NFL through The HSUS’s online advocacy campaign . . . 

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