Investigations

HSUS Breaks Investigation Today of Nation’s Largest Exotic Animal Owner

HSUS Breaks Investigation Today of Nation’s Largest Exotic Animal Owner

Today, CBS This Morning broke news of another HSUS undercover investigation―this one focusing on perhaps the largest private owner of tigers in the nation, GW Exotic Animal Park in central Oklahoma.

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Investigation Exposing Cruelty at Tyson Pig Supplier Stirs Outrage, Response

By on May 11, 2012 in Farm Animals, Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Investigation Exposing Cruelty at Tyson Pig Supplier Stirs Outrage, Response

This week, we released our undercover investigation documenting sickening cruelty at a Wyoming factory farm supplying Tyson Foods. Thank you to every single one of you who’s spoken up for pigs by contacting the company.

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Kreider Battery Cage Egg Investigation Highlights Need for Federal Bill

Kreider Battery Cage Egg Investigation Highlights Need for Federal Bill

The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof broke news of The HSUS’s latest undercover investigation at a battery cage facility for hens in Manheim, Pa., that produces 1.6 million eggs a day.

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Talk Back: Horse Soring Investigation Shines a Light on Abuse

By on March 14, 2012 in Equine, Investigations, Public Policy (Legal/Legislative) with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: Horse Soring Investigation Shines a Light on Abuse

In the mid-1960s and early 1970s, there was a wave of federal lawmaking for animals, including such well-known statutes as the Animal Welfare Act (1966), the Marine Mammal Protection Act (1972), and the Endangered Species Act (1973). In 1970 came the Horse Protection Act. That . . . 

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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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HSUS Documents Animal Abuse at Major Pork Producers

By on January 31, 2012 in Farm Animals, Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
HSUS Documents Animal Abuse at Major Pork Producers

The HSUS put a spotlight on gestation crates today by releasing the details of undercover investigations we recently conducted at Oklahoma pig breeding facilities owned by two of the nation’s largest pork producers: Seaboard Foods and Prestage Farms.

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New HSUS Investigation Reveals Deception by Online Puppy Seller

By on December 7, 2011 in Companion Animals, Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
New HSUS Investigation Reveals Deception by Online Puppy Seller

Online shopping is a great way to buy holiday gifts, but not to get a puppy or other pet. In a new undercover investigation, The HSUS dug into the world of Internet puppy sellers and found not only the underlying cruelty of puppy mills, but also deceptive sales tactics.

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Combating Cockfighting with Investigations, Advocacy, and Training

By on September 16, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Combating Cockfighting with Investigations, Advocacy, and Training

A law is only valuable if it’s put to work, and this week in Texas, The HSUS is putting this principle into action after pressing for tougher penalties against the cruel practice of cockfighting. Parker County Sheriff's OfficeA rooster from a Texas cockfighting raid. Texas . . . 

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Breaking News: Investigation Finds Cockfighters Flocking to Texas

By on February 15, 2011 in Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Our investigations department has infiltrated numerous cockfighting pits in Texas. Today we released shocking video footage from our investigation at the state capitol in Austin.

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Shocking, Unacceptable Conditions Revealed at Nation’s Largest Egg Producer

By on November 17, 2010 in Farm Animals, Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Shocking, Unacceptable Conditions Revealed at Nation’s Largest Egg Producer

An HSUS investigator has gone undercover again to take a behind-the-scenes look at the living conditions of laying hens confined in battery cages—in this case, at a facility run by Cal-Maine, the largest egg producer in the country with 26 million birds under its control. . . . 

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Relief for Abused Calves: Remembering An Investigation and Those Behind It

By on October 25, 2010 in Farm Animals, Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Relief for Abused Calves: Remembering An Investigation and Those Behind It

This Saturday, Oct. 30, it will be one year since The HSUS’s investigation into the Bushway calf slaughter plant shuttered this Grand Isle, Vt. facility where so many baby cows suffered cruelty that can only be believed if one sees it on our video—extreme electrical . . . 

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FDA Inspection of Egg Factory Farms Mirrors HSUS Findings

By on August 31, 2010 in Farm Animals, Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
FDA Inspection of Egg Factory Farms Mirrors HSUS Findings

Just four months ago, I traveled to Des Moines for a press conference to announce the findings of The HSUS’s latest investigations into the living conditions of hens within industrial agribusiness. Undercover investigators from The HSUS looked at two egg factory farms—two of the three . . . 

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