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15 Dec 2021, 12:13 pm by
Puppy mills slammed with major setbacks in 2021, spelling a brighter future for dogs Wed, 12/15/2021 - 20:13 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It’s no secret that puppy and kitten mills treat dog and cat mothers and fathers like moneymaking machines, bred over and over with little to no regard for their health or well-being. [read post]
9 Dec 2021, 9:30 am by
It’s time for the US to end cosmetics testing on animals Thu, 12/09/2021 - 17:30 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There is simply no reason to force guinea pigs, rabbits, mice and rats to undergo painful new chemical tests for cosmetic products like shampoo and mascara when better science allows for non-animal testing methods that are more relevant to human safety. [read post]
3 Dec 2021, 7:50 am by
Animals will finally get the disaster preparedness plans they deserve Fri, 12/03/2021 - 15:50 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Disasters and other emergencies can upend everyone’s lives—human and animal. [read post]
22 Nov 2021, 11:43 am by
Here’s what you can do. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 19:43 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Right now in Washington, DC, a single urgent plot line threads together the fate of many animals: wild species threatened by trophy hunting or the commercial wildlife trade, the North Atlantic right whale, the nation’s wild horses, the former research chimpanzees waiting for sanctuary, the pets of domestic violence survivors in need of safe shelter and the… [read post]
18 Nov 2021, 10:16 am by
Infrastructure package includes historic wins for wild animals and biodiversity Thu, 11/18/2021 - 18:16 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson There are few among us who have not been saddened by the demoralizing sight of animals along our roads who have died in vehicle collisions. [read post]
12 Nov 2021, 8:10 am by
PuppyFind agrees to pay families who received sick puppies to settle lawsuit Fri, 11/12/2021 - 16:10 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block When Jaqueline Villegas met her family’s new puppy at Denver International Airport, she knew right away the puppy was not the healthy Shar-Pei she had seen on, a huge online marketplace for puppies with over 50,000 puppies listed for sale. [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]
9 Nov 2021, 12:35 am by
Breaking: New lawsuit aims to save leopards from American trophy hunters Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:35 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block African leopards are magnificently powerful animals who can take down prey animals ten times their size. [read post]
3 Nov 2021, 4:01 am by
” “The United States is the world’s number one importer of hunting trophies and should move swiftly to cast off that gruesome distinction,” says Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
3 Nov 2021, 3:30 am by
Undercover investigation exposes where hunting trophies end up Wed, 11/03/2021 - 10:30 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block American trophy hunters target hundreds of thousands of animals in the U.S. and abroad every year just to display the gruesome keepsakes of their kills. [read post]
12 Oct 2021, 11:47 am by
American imports of giraffe trophies and body parts are driving the animals to extinction Tue, 10/12/2021 - 18:47 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Giraffes, with their iconic long necks and unmistakable, beautifully patterned coats, are facing extinction. [read post]
11 Oct 2021, 12:49 pm by
US government agency reportedly killed 8 wolf pups in their den Mon, 10/11/2021 - 19:49 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In the spring, wolf dens are usually full of young pups being raised by their parents and helper wolves, but when one den in Idaho was discovered vacant earlier this year, biologists worked on uncovering the reason. [read post]
8 Oct 2021, 10:34 am by
Massive win for migratory birds as much-needed protection gets restored Fri, 10/08/2021 - 17:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block North American bird populations have declined by three billion birds since 1970, which is just one of the reasons why the Migratory Bird Treaty Act has been such an important source of protection for birds for decades. [read post]
4 Oct 2021, 8:04 am by
Saving Cecil’s descendants from trophy hunting Mon, 10/04/2021 - 15:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In August, reports began to surface that a lion in Zimbabwe, who was beloved by local communities, was likely lured out of Hwange National Park and allegedly killed by an American trophy hunter. [read post]
1 Oct 2021, 12:22 am by
” “There is simply nothing good to be said for a sporting event that relies on the deliberate torment of horses in the training barns to produce the desired high stepping gait in the show ring,” said Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
30 Sep 2021, 3:40 am by
Tonko (center left) receiving the 2020 Humane Legislator of the Year Award, with Kitty Block (left), Sara Amundson (center right) and Tracie Letterman (right). [read post]
29 Sep 2021, 11:25 am by
Spinner dolphins finally get the much-needed protection they deserve Wed, 09/29/2021 - 18:25 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Hawaiian spinner dolphins, named for their acrobatic displays like leaping out of the water and spinning in the air, are nocturnal. [read post]
28 Sep 2021, 2:27 pm by
Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund, said: “Lions continue being slaughtered by trophy hunters while the Fish and Wildlife Service pursues a business-as-usual trophy import permitting process despite evidence that trophy hunting does not aid in conservation efforts. [read post]
28 Sep 2021, 6:05 am by
It’s National Voter Registration Day: Here’s why your vote matters for animals Tue, 09/28/2021 - 13:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our mission is to end suffering for all animals, and this so often centers around boosting the public policy work of the humane movement. [read post]
24 Sep 2021, 6:12 am by
House takes a bite out of live wildlife markets, wildlife trade with amendments to National Defense Authorization Act Fri, 09/24/2021 - 13:12 By Sara Amundson This nation cannot move fast enough to reduce the pandemic threats associated with live wildlife markets and the trade in live wildlife. [read post]