Jana Kohl started her trip across the nation six weeks ago in Los Angeles to promote her new book, "A Rare Breed of Love," the story of her adopted dog Baby, a three-legged puppy mill survivor. She’s concluding her tour Monday on the steps of . . .
No one returns from combat unchanged, and even as the nation continues to debate American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, we see the toll of combat service upon returning soldiers. Physical wounds are not the only injuries they suffer, and stress and conflict do not . . .
Any large advocacy organization with an agenda encompassing a variety of cutting edge social issues is bound to become a target for criticism, and The HSUS is no exception. As the nation’s most effective animal protection organization, we challenge long-standing forms of institutional cruelty across . . .
Whatever the outcome of the November presidential election, once the voters have had their say, Malia and Sasha Obama will get a dog. That’s the deal that Barack Obama’s daughters have struck with their father and mother. According to Michelle Obama, the girls exuberantly remind . . .
© The HSUS/Michelle RileyA cramped cage at the Tenn. puppy mill. We’ve had lots of feedback on the Tennessee puppy mill raid, and the subsequent efforts to adopt out all of the rescued dogs in a number of communities where they were transported. If you . . .
The New York Times‘ Stephanie Strom today reported that Leona Helmsley has directed that her entire estate—valued at between between $5-$8 billion—be devoted to promoting the welfare and care of dogs. If her wishes are fulfilled, as they should be, it would represent the largest . . .
At some level, our work at The HSUS is about transformation. We are pushing a transformation in thought in our society. We want people to recognize animals as individual beings deserving respect and protection. They are not just things, or resources, or commodities, or targets, . . .
Last week, our Emergency Services team was in Iowa responding to the floods. There’s no rest for the weary, though. Over the weekend, they deployed to Tennessee, as part of a carefully planned response to a human-caused disaster of very significant proportions. Joined by dozens . . .
This morning, local network TV affiliates in Washington, D.C. visited The HSUS’s Gaithersburg, Md. office to interview some of our best campaigners. I’m afraid a few of them may have drooled on the microphone. Camera crews did live broadcasts from our office throughout the morning . . .
The waters are receding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where our Emergency Services team has been working around the clock. But much work remains. We have more than 700 animals in an emergency shelter at Kirkwood Community College and our focus will be on reuniting people . . .
This year, we’ve learned about truly cataclysmic disasters—an earthquake in China and a cyclone in Myanmar. But we’ve also had quite a series of events here in the United States, fortunately though without the large loss of life that we’ve seen internationally. But the fires, . . .