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Five Minutes with Larry King

By on October 8, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

The battle over Proposition 2 in California continues in earnest, and it will only get more intense between now and Nov. 4. I just participated in a full-on discussion on a major talk show (details to come later) about Prop 2. But I wanted you . . . 

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Blessed be the Animals

By on October 6, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Blessed be the Animals

© The HSUS/RileyAt the National Cathedral’s Sunday Forum. Last Sunday, I was the Forum guest at Washington’s most remarkable church—the awe-inspiring National Cathedral. And yesterday, I was the Forum guest at another marvel of the Episcopal church—San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral. I was privileged to have . . . 

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Mutts Strut for Homeless Animals

By on October 1, 2008 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Mutts Strut for Homeless Animals

© The HSUS/GrzybowskiMore than 600 dogs came to the ’07 Walk. If any of you plan to visit the National Mall in D.C. this Sunday, let me advise you to stash a few dog biscuits in your pockets. Because as you take in the sights, . . . 

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Truth Hounds

By on September 23, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Truth Hounds

While California’s Prop 2 has been a frequent subject of my blog posts, there’s another important ballot measure slated for a vote this fall. The HSUS is a sponsor of Question 3, the Greyhound Protection Act, in Massachusetts to end greyhound racing. © iStockphoto Working . . . 

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A Calling for Compassion

By on September 22, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
A Calling for Compassion

Our Animals & Religion program recently launched All Creatures Great and Small, a campaign to remind people of faith about our personal and collective responsibilities to all of God’s creatures. The principles of compassion and mercy and other-centeredness are interwoven in the teachings of all . . . 

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Reading, Writing, and Respect for Animals

By on September 11, 2008 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Reading, Writing, and Respect for Animals

Mimi, atop a tower of donated food. Twelve-year-old Mimi Ausland launched a website to collect food for animals at the local humane society; 7-year-old Brianna Zeiberg asked for donations instead of presents at her birthday party and raised more than $1,300; 15-year-old Ayna Agarwal founded . . . 

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Soul Food

By on September 10, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Soul Food

The HSUS is a big-tent organization. We welcome you into the family of animal protectors if you demonstrate any concern for our fellow creatures—whether promoting spaying and neutering, donating to help animals during disasters, writing letters to lawmakers or corporations, or eating lower on the . . . 

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Talk Back: Keep the Peace

By on September 8, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Last week I had a few choice words for forms of activism that stray beyond the bounds of the law. Right away I started seeing feedback and I’ve been encouraged by your response. So today I wanted to give you the floor—here are some of . . . 

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Publicizing Animal Protection

By on September 3, 2008 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Publicizing Animal Protection

© The HSUS/MilaniA dog is evacuated from New Orleans in advance of Gustav. This weekend as Hurricane Gustav brewed off the Gulf Coast we saw many of the major news outlets—NBC Nightly News, Reuters, USA Today, and more—run stories about the new evacuation procedures put . . . 

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Godspeed to the Gulf Coast

By on August 29, 2008 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Godspeed to the Gulf Coast

I intended to look back today. After all, we have an important anniversary to reflect upon. But then, along with millions of people, my eye has been riveted on those eerie weather maps that show Gustav churning up the sea and bearing down on the . . . 

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Heart of Gold

By on August 21, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Heart of Gold

Michael Phelps, who has captured a record eight gold medals in this summer’s Olympic games, has rewritten the history books in athletic competition. © NBCMichael Phelps with his dog Herman. But have you heard of Herman Phelps? Herman is Phelps’ Bulldog. Phelps told the “Today” . . . 

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Clock Strikes Against Cockfights

By on August 15, 2008 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment By Wayne Pacelle
Clock Strikes Against Cockfights

Yesterday, I gave a talk before the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association and PennAg on farm animals and animal welfare. I then dashed to the airport and flew from Harrisburg to Baton Rouge, La. When I arrived at 9 p.m., cockfighting was legal in the state. . . . 

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