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Talk Back: Our Work in the Field

By on January 14, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: Our Work in the Field

I’ve recently touched on a few examples of the hands-on work The HSUS does to help animals – from helping pit bulls in Ohio to street dogs in Haiti and even rats by the thousand in a California hoarding case. Here are some of your comments in response.

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On the Ground in Haiti, One Year Later

By on January 10, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
On the Ground in Haiti, One Year Later

This week marks one year since the earthquake in Haiti, and Humane Society International has been on the ground there for nearly as long, with all the promise and pitfalls that an extended deployment like this offers in an impoverished nation.

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The Bull with a Lion’s Heart

By on December 29, 2010 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The Bull with a Lion’s Heart

The 200 dogs rescued from Ohio lived almost their entire lives at the end of a chain.

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Advances Against Gruesome Shark Finning, Animal Fighting

By on December 21, 2010 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Another December Victory: The Congress today gave final approval to legislation to stop the gruesome practice of shark finning in American waters. It’s the third great outcome for our cause in the lame-duck session of this Congress. I reported on Monday that President Obama signed . . . 

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President Signs Fur Labeling Law; See Second Chance’s Survival Story

By on December 20, 2010 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
President Signs Fur Labeling Law; See Second Chance’s Survival Story

News Alert: President Obama this week signed the Truth in Fur Labeling Act, which The HSUS advocated for after a series of our investigations revealed that major retailers and manufacturers were selling fur-trimmed garments that were unlabeled, incorrectly described as faux fur, or labeled as . . . 

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Michael Vick and Having a Pet

By on December 16, 2010 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 1 Comment By Wayne Pacelle
Michael Vick and Having a Pet

It’s too soon for Michael Vick to have a dog. Pet-keeping is a privilege and he lost that privilege when he committed atrocious acts of cruelty in the months and years before his arrest in 2007. As part of his federal sentencing, the court rightly . . . 

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C.S. Lewis: ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ Author, Advocate for Animals

By on December 14, 2010 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
C.S. Lewis: ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ Author, Advocate for Animals

Through his writings and through the creative works like the popular Chronicles of Narnia films that followed from them, C.S. Lewis remains a very relevant figure for animal welfare today.

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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 1 Comment 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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