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Blog Post Archive

Ractopamine: It’s What’s For Dinner

China and Russia do not feed ractopamine to farm animals because of its known adverse effects, but in the United States the use of this dangerous drug is actually expanding. Photo: USDA China and Russia aren’t known as leaders on food...Show More Summary

Out-of-the-Box Thinking on Outdoor Cats

There could be as many as 40 million community cats now living in the United States, of which just two percent are sterilized and vaccinated. Photo: Alex Rothlisberger/HSI Cat advocates, wildlife conservationists, legislators, and public...Show More Summary

A Raft of Bad Ideas Bubble Up in Congress

Late this week, two different groups of lawmakers – mainly Republicans from the Upper Great Lakes and Wyoming – have introduced legislation to remove federal protections for wolves. Photo: Alamy Congress is off to a brisk start when it comes to animal issues, but much of the action seeks to turn back the clock and to revive awful ideas. Show More Summary

AKC: The Puppy Mills’ Champion?

Wild Bill, once a Best in Show, was found starving in a filthy, rusted crate in inches of feces-infested water, with more than 60 other dogs in a Mississippi puppy mill. Photo: Pearl River County SPCA Wild Bill once had the honor ofShow More Summary

HSUS in 2014: Program Gains, Fiscal Health

We persuaded Congress to make it a federal crime to attend or bring a child to an animal fight, and at our urging, the FBI agreed to include animal cruelty crimes in its uniform crime report. Photo: Julie Busch Branaman/For The HSUS The...Show More Summary

Sportsmen’s Act Takes Aim at Wildlife and Wild Lands

The Sportsmen's Act would provide a sweetheart deal to help 41 wealthy polar bear trophy hunters import the heads of rare polar bears they shot in Canada. Photo: Klaus Jost/Jostimages.com Last week, the National Rifle Association (NRA)...Show More Summary

Enlisting Farmers in the Cause of Animal Welfare

We are seeing major reforms in the veal, pig, and laying hen industries and we hope to see the end of the era of intensive confinement. Photo: iStockphoto I was pleased to be the keynote speaker on Friday morning in Omaha at the annual...Show More Summary

Breaking News: Bill in Congress Proposes End to Farm Animal Torture at Federal Labs

At the taxpayer-funded U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, researchers conduct cruel experiments on farm animals, like trying to increase the number of cows who birth twins. Photo: iStockphoto Imagine if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...Show More Summary

News Break: Court Ruling Favors Prop 2 – Again

After today’s ruling, it’s time for retailers and egg producers to stop litigating and start complying with the law that bans the sale of eggs from hens kept in inhumane conditions. Photo: The HSUS I’m excited to share with you breaking...Show More Summary

Should the Federal Government Fund Animal Protection or Animal Cruelty?

The budget once again defunds horse slaughter plant inspections Photo: Kathy Milani/The HSUS We live in a nation where animals are used for food, fashion and clothing, entertainment, research, and in wildlife-associated recreation –Show More Summary

Euthanizing Healthy Pets Is a Scandal, Says Bellamy Young

Bellamy Young with her dog, Bean, and cat, Sadie. Photo: Yvonne Bennett/The HSUS One of the latest HSUS supporters to show her shelter pet love is Bellamy Young of ABC’s Scandal, who appears with her dog Bean and her cat Sadie in a lovely...Show More Summary

The Fur, Feathers, and Scales of Justice: Scoring the Highs and Lows of Attorneys General on Animal Protection

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an Animal Protection Initiative to fight animal cruelty. Photo: John Minchillo/AP Images for The HSUS Last week, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring burnished his pro-animal record when he established an Animal Law unit in an attorney general’s office. Show More Summary

Exposing ‘Kill Buyers’ Who Feed the Horse Slaughter Pipeline

Horses destined for slaughter are dragged and whipped into trucks and endure long journeys without food, water, or rest. Many die or sustain injuries during transport. Photo: Kathy Milani/The HSUS Two high profile cases this month involving...Show More Summary

GoDaddy Nixes Super Bowl Spot After Advocates Tell Company to GoSendYourAdtotheMoon

Online puppy mills victimize hundreds of thousands of dogs like Turtle who was rescued from a North Carolina mill that sold puppies online. Turtle (pictured above with the vet tech who cared for him after his rescue and later adopted him) had to have both eyes removed because of severe neglect at the puppy mill. Show More Summary

Finding Balance in the Wolf Wars

The presence of wolves provides enormous ecological and economic benefits, and these beautiful animals are a lure for ecotourists. Photo: Thomas D. Mangelsen/For HSWLT Today, The HSUS and 21 other organizations – from the Detroit Zoo...Show More Summary

Enlisting Farmers in the Cause of Animal Welfare

I was pleased to be the keynote speaker on Friday morning in Omaha at the annual conference of the Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society, a non-profit organization consisting largely of farmers concerned about the future of agriculture. Show More Summary

Euthanizing Healthy Pets Is a Scandal, Says Bellamy Young

Bellamy Young with her dog, Bean, and cat, Sadie. Photo: Yvonne Bennett/The HSUS One of the latest HSUS supporters to show her shelter pet love is Bellamy Young of ABC’s Scandal, who appears with her dog Bean and her cat...        Related...Show More Summary

Exposing 'Kill Buyers' Who Feed the Horse Slaughter Pipeline

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Breaking News: Bill in Congress Proposes End to Farm Animal Torture at Federal Labs

Imagine if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spent tens of millions of dollars on animal experiments designed to increase reproductive rates of deer on captive hunting facilities – to benefit private operators who offer up deer in a...Show More Summary

News Break: Court Ruling Favors Prop 2 – Again

I’m excited to share with you breaking news from California: a federal appeals court has upheld Prop 2, California’s new law banning the inhumane confinement of egg-laying hens, breeding pigs, and veal calves in cages so small the animals...Show More Summary

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