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Hijacking Humane

By on November 29, 2010 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Hijacking Humane

Today, a member of The HSUS filed a class action lawsuit, on behalf of consumers, alleging that Perdue is illegally marketing its “Harvestland” and “Perdue” chicken products as “Humanely Raised” in violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and other laws.

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More than Pardons: A Thanksgiving Wish for Turkeys

By on November 24, 2010 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

This week HSUS took a look into one other grim facet of industrial turkey production.

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TV Time for Our End Dogfighting Campaign, One “Lucky” Dog

By on November 22, 2010 in Animal Rescue and Care, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
TV Time for Our End Dogfighting Campaign, One “Lucky” Dog

The HSUSBenjamin Sykes and Lucky. We all know it’s important to pass laws to prevent cruelty. But what happens when the perpetrators aren’t hardened criminals, but misguided kids who grew up thinking dogfighting is normal? Most kids have an instinctive connection to animals. But in . . . 

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Breaking: Bill to Ban Crush Videos Passes Congress, On to President Obama

By on November 19, 2010 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Breaking: Bill to Ban Crush Videos Passes Congress, On to President Obama

Today, the U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval to legislation to ban the creation, sale and distribution of obscene animal crush videos, the culmination of an intensive effort that began on April 21 of this year—the day after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the . . . 

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Owner of Bushway Slaughter Plant Pays for Animal Cruelty

By on November 5, 2010 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Owner of Bushway Slaughter Plant Pays for Animal Cruelty

The HSUS I wrote recently about The HSUS investigation at the Bushway slaughter plant and the brave people involved in bringing the abuse of baby calves to light. Last week, Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell announced a plea deal with Frank Perretta, one of . . . 

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An Early Start in Animal Protection

By on November 4, 2010 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
An Early Start in Animal Protection

It’s very gratifying for me to see the growing number of young people who are stepping up for animals. Whether it’s expressing concern about a neighborhood dog chained day and night, or outrage at the plight of animals on factory farms, young people are getting . . . 

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It’s Wild to Allow Dangerous Exotic Animals as Pets

By on October 26, 2010 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
It’s Wild to Allow Dangerous Exotic Animals as Pets

I wish every lawmaker and statewide official in Ohio could have attended the press conference we conducted today at the Statehouse in Columbus.  The collective comments of the speakers provided a devastating case about the utter irrationality and danger of allowing private citizens to keep . . . 

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Talk Back: “Secretariat” (Plus, Special Discount for Readers)

By on October 22, 2010 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Before sharing your comments today, I wanted to welcome those new blog subscribers who joined during last week’s Humane Domain gift certificate giveaway. Congratulations to our three winners, who have been notified by email. For those of you who didn’t win but perhaps saw something . . . 

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A Thanks to Readers: Chance to Win $400 in Humane Domain Gift Certificates

By on October 12, 2010 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
A Thanks to Readers: Chance to Win $400 in Humane Domain Gift Certificates

If you subscribe to my blog today, you’ll have a chance to win a shopping spree to our online store Humane Domain — I’m giving away $400 in gift certificates to three random winners (one $250 gift certificate, one $100 gift certificate, and one $50 gift certificate).

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Priceless: Low-Cost Pet Health Clinics in Gulf Coast Communities

By on October 11, 2010 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

I am posting video from a pet health clinic we recently hosted in Jefferson Parrish, La. Be sure to watch — the smiles and gratitude from community members whose pets we helped to serve are sure to brighten your day.

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Subscribe to A Humane Nation

By on October 11, 2010 in Uncategorized By Wayne Pacelle

Welcome to my blog! Every week, I write about urgent and provocative issues in animal protection and ask readers to join with me in working to make things better for animals and for the whole of society. Along with my colleagues at The HSUS and . . . 

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Doing the Right Thing for Whales

By on October 8, 2010 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Doing the Right Thing for Whales

North Atlantic right whales are struggling to survive and, thanks to action by The HSUS, their chances just got a bit better.

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