© llimllib/Creative Commons I can’t think of many television events where people anxiously await the commercials, but that’s the case with the NFL Super Bowl tradition. And the good news is, animal advocates have a bit of a reason to celebrate this year—with at least . . .
Not long ago enjoying a free pass—essentially, with lawmakers and law enforcement looking the other way—cockfighters in America are now on the run and in desperate trouble. Over just the last two weeks, law enforcement, often working with The HSUS, raided eight cockfighting pits and . . .
Even before Michael Vick became familiar to folks who never follow football, The HSUS was thoroughly committed to the task of eradicating animal fighting in America. We’ve strengthened the laws at the state and federal level, and we’ve worked hard to enforce the laws. That’s . . .
Last Friday I posted several of your responses to the story of Granny Annie, a venerable 3-legged Boston Terrier rescued by May Lattanzio. Right away I received another note from May, shedding more light into Annie’s recovery. She writes: I read all your comments to . . .
Last year, The HSUS launched its Animals and Religion program—a campaign that calls upon religious people to put faith into action. All of the world’s major religions speak to our responsibilities to animals, and we at The HSUS have not invented this concern, but reminded . . .
In these hard economic times, state and local officials should not try to balance budgets by adding to the suffering of animals. That’s just common sense. But sometimes common sense isn’t enough. For instance, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, obviously desperate to scrounge up new revenue . . .