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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare
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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Discover Multiple Ways to Help HSUS Fly

New arrangements with corporate supporters like Amazon and Discover make it easier than ever to help animals without making too much of an effort.        Related Stories Seal Slaughter Resumes in Canada See World From Orca’s Eyes One More Big Whack Against Gestation Crates, With Progress Throughout Latin America  

Full-Court Press in the Courts

With 24 litigators on staff—aided by a network of over 1,000 pro bono lawyers from the nation’s top law firms—The HSUS' legal team is working like never before to help all animals, on both the domestic and international stages, and to...Show More Summary

Full Court Press in the Courts

With 24 litigators on staff—aided by a network of over 1,000 pro bono lawyers from the nation’s top law firms—The HSUS' legal team is working like never before to help all animals, on both the domestic and international stages, and to bring new levels of firepower to protecting animals.         

Seal Slaughter Resumes in Canada

Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, speaks about Canada's 2014 seal slaughter, and the work being done by The HSUS' Protect Seals team to shut down the commercial sealing industry.        Related...Show More Summary

Even More Winds of Change Blowing for Whales

Whalers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have decided to stop hunting whales and instead join the whale watching industry as an alternative. This is the latest in a cascade of decisions and actions that are bringing us considerablyShow More Summary

One More Big Whack Against Gestation Crates, With Progress Throughout Latin America

Arcos Dorados--the largest operator of McDonald’s restaurants in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee—has demonstrated its commitment to improving animal welfare by introducing a new requirement...Show More Summary

This Isn’t ‘Chicken Little’ Talk About USDA’s Poultry Slaughter Rules

More than half a century since The HSUS and other groups successfully made the case for a humane slaughter law, the USDA's failure to include birds under its protective aegis remains a true scandal, and one of the greatest sources of...Show More Summary

U.S. Move Offers Reprieve to Elephants in Tanzania, Zimbabwe

An announcement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week to temporarily stop imports of sport-hunted trophies of African elephants from Tanzania and Zimbabwe is a much-needed reprieve for these animals.         

See World From Orca’s Eyes

It’s been just a little over four years since the captive orca whale Tilikum killed SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau in Orlando. But largely due to a powerful documentary, “Blackfish,” so many Americans now see the issue of cetaceans in captivity...        Related Stories Happy Birthday to our Leading Lady, Doris Day A Détente in Whale Wars? A Whale of a Ruling  

Protecting All Animals Around the World

Humane Society International plays a vital role across the globe to protect all animals, including animals in laboratories, farm animals, companion animals and wildlife.        Related Stories Happy Birthday to our Leading Lady, Doris Day A Détente in Whale Wars? Mountain Lions, Horse Soring, and Politics in America  

Happy Birthday to our Leading Lady, Doris Day

Has there ever been a stronger individual champion of companion animals, or of the need for spaying and neutering pets, or of advocating compassion for all animals, than the remarkable Doris Day? I can’t think of one, and today, as...        Related Stories A Détente in Whale Wars? A Whale of a Ruling From Russia with Love  

A Détente in Whale Wars?

A Minke whale photo by iStock We’ve made more progress in our anti-whaling campaign in the last two days than in the prior two decades. Just 48 hours after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) called for a halt to...        Related Stories A Whale of a Ruling From Russia with Love Something is Rotten in Denmark  

Mountain Lions, Horse Soring, and Politics in America

On Saturday night, at the first of our series of celebratory events commemorating The HSUS’ diamond (60th) anniversary, Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb and I gave the first-ever “Humane Governor” award to California’s Jerry Brown. Gov. Jerry Brown of California,...        Related Stories A Whale of a Ruling From Russia with Love Something is Rotten in Denmark  

A Whale of a Ruling

It’s rare that animal abuse ends with one blow to the head. Typically, it takes a thousand strikes before the perpetrator – whether it’s an industry, a nation, or an individual – moves on. That’s been the case with all...        Related Stories From Russia with Love Something is Rotten in Denmark NRA, Farm Bureau Stand in Way of Progress  

From Russia with Love

Two days ago, it was former puppy mill dogs, rabbits, and birds from Arkansas arriving in D.C. Yesterday, to considerable and much warranted media fanfare, it was 10 street dogs from Sochi, Russia, who with our help made a trip...        Related Stories Something is Rotten in Denmark Right to Farm or Right to Harm NRA, Farm Bureau Stand in Way of Progress  

Something is Rotten in Denmark

Take a look at two contrasting institutional responses to challenging circumstances with animals, which together give a clear measure of diametrically opposed value systems – one merciful, and the other ruthless. One of the dogs from...Show More Summary

NRA, Farm Bureau Stand in Way of Progress

This week, as always, there are an extraordinary number of high-profile outcomes as well as continuing debate over the major issues The HSUS is engaged upon. Here are a few short takes: One of the pigs I met while visiting...        Related Stories The Disreputable Trade in Horse Meat Spring Forward -- for Wildlife Right to Farm or Right to Harm  

The Disreputable Trade in Horse Meat

In 2013, there were three horse slaughter plants set to open in the United States, and it took determined efforts in the federal courts and in the Congress to prevent them from opening. They’re shuttered at least through the fall,...        Related Stories Spring Forward -- for Wildlife Right to Farm or Right to Harm Sounding the Alarm on Horse Soring  

Spring Forward -- for Wildlife

The calendar says spring, but winter doesn’t seem to want to release its hold in some parts, with snow forecast again for next week in Washington, D.C.. But rising temperatures and other signs of spring cannot be held off for...        Related Stories Right to Farm or Right to Harm Sounding the Alarm on Horse Soring Olympian Hero Brings Home More Than a Medal  

Right to Farm or Right to Harm

Let’s count the ways that our political adversaries try to thwart progress to help farm animals. They work hard to pass ag-gag laws to make it a crime to take pictures of animals on farms or to conduct undercover investigations....        Related Stories Sounding the Alarm on Horse Soring Olympian Hero Brings Home More Than a Medal Fighting for All Animals, Everywhere  

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