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4 Jan 2021, 11:12 am by
As pandemic continues and spotlight shines on animal-human transmission, House members reintroduce bill to end U.S. trade in wild animals for food and other products Mon, 01/04/2021 - 19:12 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, the urgency around preventing similar disease outbreaks in future by addressing the public health risks posed by live wildlife markets is greater than ever. [read post]
18 Jul 2022, 9:54 am by
Breaking: Historic transport of approximately 4,000 beagles spared from animal testing Mon, 07/18/2022 - 16:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block You may have seen in the news that our Animal Rescue Team was approached by the U.S. [read post]
6 Feb 2023, 7:38 am by
As Biden delivers State of the Union address, we’re urging 6 priorities for animals Mon, 02/06/2023 - 15:38 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson President Joe Biden’s State of the Union speech marks a midway point in his term, and for us, an opportunity to assess the administration’s animal protection priorities. [read post]
28 May 2020, 7:58 am by
HSUS, HSLF urge federal consumer protection agency to crack down on Petland and other dishonest puppy sellers Thu, 05/28/2020 - 14:58 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Pet stores like Petland and internet puppy sellers routinely deceive unsuspecting customers into buying animals who are bred in inhumane puppy mills and who could be sick or even dying. [read post]
10 Jun 2020, 12:09 pm by
Trump administration opens Alaska's national preserves to cruel practices like trophy-hunting denning bears and wolves and their cubs; proposes disbanding protections on Kenai Wildlife Refuge Wed, 06/10/2020 - 19:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration has given trophy hunters the green light to commit some of the worst sort of carnage on 20 million acres of Alaska’s pristinely beautiful national preserves. [read post]
1 Sep 2020, 2:41 pm by
USFWS director says federal protections for wolves will be removed by end of year Tue, 09/01/2020 - 21:41 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
7 Jan 2024, 4:58 pm by
Good news to start 2024: These laws are now in place to help animals Mon, 01/08/2024 - 00:58 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Inscribing the humane treatment of animals into our laws takes years, and so we are heartened by some key measures at the state level taking effect in 2024, which are the result of so much rallying and advocacy, and which will contribute to shaping the humane world we envision. [read post]
19 Oct 2023, 12:54 pm by
Beagles arrive on Capitol Hill in support of Better CARE for Animals Act Thu, 10/19/2023 - 19:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block This week, we had the pleasure of gathering with beagles and lawmakers on Capitol Hill to show our support for a promising new bill that would usher in a new era of animal protection at the federal level in the U.S. [read post]
11 Oct 2023, 2:26 am by
California passes law to expand use of non-animal alternatives in testing labs Wed, 10/11/2023 - 09:26 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Fewer animals will suffer in experiments in California laboratories thanks to a bill sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States and signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on Sunday. [read post]
27 Jan 2021, 1:19 pm by
Sweden suspends mink farming Wed, 01/27/2021 - 21:19 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block One more nation, Sweden, announced today that it will suspend all mink fur farming this year to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and its mutations. [read post]
16 Jun 2020, 1:02 pm by
Triple Crown season begins this Saturday with racing industry under a cloud over horse deaths, trainer indictments Tue, 06/16/2020 - 20:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The coronavirus pandemic is not the only problem plaguing the horse racing industry as it prepares for the first of the Triple Crown races at Belmont Stakes this Saturday with altered schedules, shorter race times and a TV-only audience. [read post]
26 Feb 2021, 7:45 am by
PREPARED Act would ensure safety of animals in puppy mills, roadside zoos during disasters Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:45 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The devastation wrought by the recent deep freeze in Texas is a stark reminder of the urgent need for disaster planning that includes tens of thousands of animals in puppy mills, roadside zoos and other enterprises. [read post]
10 Mar 2021, 11:28 am by
Breaking news: Congress just passed the COVID relief package with funding for activities that would improve animal welfare Wed, 03/10/2021 - 19:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The COVID relief package Congress just passed includes a number of provisions that will improve surveillance and inspection of trades where animals often endure acute suffering and that also tend to be hotbeds for disease spread. [read post]
12 Nov 2021, 1:48 am by
Inside our campaign for Proposition 12, the strongest law for farm animals Fri, 11/12/2021 - 09:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Three years ago this month, something truly extraordinary happened for animals. [read post]
19 Jan 2021, 3:54 pm by
Federal court orders Jeff Lowe to surrender all cubs, mothers Tue, 01/19/2021 - 23:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A U.S. [read post]
23 Apr 2021, 1:04 pm by
Idaho lawmakers on verge of sanctioning a carnage of 90% of the state's wolves Fri, 04/23/2021 - 20:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A bill that would allow trophy hunters, trappers and private contractors hired at taxpayer expense to kill up to 90% of the state’s wolves is flying through the Idaho legislature, and we need to stop it in its tracks. [read post]
11 Jan 2024, 1:24 pm by
Undercover video of Sloth Encounters shows need for Better CARE for Animals Act Thu, 01/11/2024 - 21:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our goal in supporting passage of the Better Collaboration, Accountability, and Regulatory Enforcement (CARE) for Animals Act is to strengthen multi-agency collaboration in enforcement of the federal Animal Welfare Act. [read post]
14 Apr 2020, 11:28 am by
World Health Organization says nations should end wildlife trade Tue, 04/14/2020 - 18:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The World Health Organization is calling on nations to end wildlife markets because of the high risk they pose for the spread of pathogens like the coronavirus that can jump from animals to humans. [read post]
9 Nov 2020, 2:22 pm by
A time of hope for animals Mon, 11/09/2020 - 22:22 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris head to the White House, they bring with them a proven track record of protecting animals. [read post]
24 Jun 2021, 8:26 am by
Here’s how you can help. Thu, 06/24/2021 - 15:26 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The past few years have shown how suddenly natural disasters and other emergencies can upend our lives. [read post]