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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]
6 May 2022, 10:35 am by
The other Supreme Court case you should be following Fri, 05/06/2022 - 17:35 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The norm on factory farms is to lock egg-laying hens, mother pigs and calves used for veal in cages so small they’re virtually immobilized. [read post]
6 Dec 2022, 1:56 pm by
Senate passes the Big Cat Public Safety Act Tue, 12/06/2022 - 21:56 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a major advance in our long fight against the abuse of captive big cats, the U.S. [read post]
31 Aug 2021, 9:36 am by
From “pet” cougars to flooding victims, animal rescue requires preparation Tue, 08/31/2021 - 16:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block On Sunday, Hurricane Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina’s landfall. [read post]
29 Sep 2020, 12:46 pm by
They are a perfect breeding ground for the transmission of disease from animals to humans, and we must promptly and effectively confront them as potential sparks for the next pandemic threat,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [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]
30 Mar 2020, 3:32 pm by
The killing of Takaya, Canada's famous lone wolf, highlights urgent need to outlaw trophy hunting Mon, 03/30/2020 - 22:32 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The killing last week of Takaya, the lone wolf of Canada’s Discovery Island whose story of survival and resilience captivated people around the globe, is a grim reminder of the uphill battle wolves face in the modern world. [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]
1 Apr 2020, 1:25 pm by
Coronavirus crisis increases need to help victims of domestic violence and their pets Wed, 04/01/2020 - 20:25 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With hundreds of millions of people required to stay indoors during the coronavirus pandemic, the media is reporting an alarming increase in domestic violence incidents the world over. [read post]
15 May 2020, 10:06 am by
The Endangered Species Act is in its own fight for survival; help us save and strengthen it Fri, 05/15/2020 - 17:06 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Imagine our world and its wildlife without the protections of the Endangered Species Act. [read post]
19 Oct 2020, 11:46 am by
Another right whale on the ropes: entanglement means extinction Mon, 10/19/2020 - 18:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our National Marine Fisheries Service, slow to take action, really shouldn’t need a prompt about the fierce urgency of now when it comes to protecting the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale. [read post]
21 Apr 2021, 12:02 pm by
Bill to ban dangerous wild animals as pets advances in Nevada Wed, 04/21/2021 - 19:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Nevada, one of the last remaining states without a ban on the ownership of exotic wild animals as pets, is now moving to pass a law to do exactly that. [read post]
20 Mar 2020, 12:34 pm by
As scandals in horse racing escalate, trainers join calls for reform Fri, 03/20/2020 - 19:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The recent indictment of more than two dozen people, including racehorse trainers and veterinarians, in a widespread doping scandal has turned a red-hot spotlight on the horseracing industry. [read post]
23 Jun 2021, 11:30 am by
Death of chimp reveals tragic truth about primates kept as pets in America Wed, 06/23/2021 - 18:30 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Earlier this week, law enforcement officers from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s office in Oregon were called to a home because a pet chimpanzee attacked a woman who subsequently locked herself in a bedroom. [read post]
1 Jul 2020, 11:21 am by
House passes major infrastructure package with key provisions for wildlife corridors, horse transport Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:21 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [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]
28 Dec 2020, 11:51 am by
Omnibus signed into law over weekend has major wins on horse racing, slaughter and soring Mon, 12/28/2020 - 19:51 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With the signing of the omnibus bill this past weekend, U.S. federal law now includes critical protections for horses we have fought hard for over many years. [read post]
9 Mar 2020, 1:59 pm by
BREAKING NEWS: Racehorse trainers, veterinarians charged in widespread doping scandal Mon, 03/09/2020 - 20:59 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Federal prosecutors have charged more than two dozen racehorse trainers, veterinarians and drug dealers in a “widespread, corrupt” scheme to dope horses to push them beyond their limits, increase profits and cheat the betting public. [read post]
18 Feb 2021, 11:46 am by
As fur farms prepare to breed mink, global health bodies issue warning on high coronavirus risk Thu, 02/18/2021 - 19:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Mink fur farms have emerged as hotspots for the coronavirus, with 11 nations in Europe, Canada and the United States reporting such infections and, in some cases, transmissions from animals to human workers. [read post]
3 Jun 2020, 1:00 pm by
Good riddance to Steve King: Iowa primary voters dump U.S. congressman who supported horse slaughter, dogfighting and factory farming Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:00 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There is perhaps no one in the recent history of Congress who, during his term in office, has attempted to wreak more havoc on animals than Steve King. [read post]