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4 Mar 2021, 2:59 pm by
Americans love grizzly bears, but Montana and Wyoming lawmakers are not getting the message Thu, 03/04/2021 - 22:59 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Grizzly 399, often called the world’s most famous grizzly bear, has a fan base of wildlife watchers that numbers in the hundreds of thousands. [read post]
1 Mar 2021, 12:31 pm by
Trophy hunters kill 216 wolves in Wisconsin bloodbath Mon, 03/01/2021 - 20:31 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A no-holds-barred carnage of wolves in Wisconsin last week, which ended with trophy hunters killing nearly twice the sanctioned quota of animals in just under 60 hours, offers a terrible glimpse into just what lies ahead for these beloved native American carnivores unless the Biden administration moves swiftly to restore their federal… [read post]
26 Feb 2021, 5:24 pm by
House approves COVID relief package with historic funding commitments for animal-related pandemic prevention Sat, 02/27/2021 - 01:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Late Friday evening, the U.S. [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]
25 Feb 2021, 8:40 am by
Beauty industry trade group wins Spira Award for championing end to new cosmetics animal testing Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:40 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As we worked toward the introduction of the Humane Cosmetics Act in the last Congress, one of our most important partners was the Personal Care Products Council, the leading industry trade organization that represents more than 90% of the U.S. beauty industry, including our Be Cruelty-Free… [read post]
24 Feb 2021, 12:05 pm by
'Pet' Tiger rescued from freezing San Antonio gets forever home at Black Beauty Ranch Wed, 02/24/2021 - 20:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The freeze in Texas this month turned up a surprise for authorities in Bexar County as they scrambled to get people and pets out of harm’s way: a tiger cub wearing a harness and living as a “pet” outdoors. [read post]
23 Feb 2021, 10:44 am by
Deb Haaland, President Biden’s pick for Interior Secretary, has a track record of fierce advocacy for animals Tue, 02/23/2021 - 18:44 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Rep. [read post]
22 Feb 2021, 11:20 am by
Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey among states moving rapidly to end cosmetics testing Mon, 02/22/2021 - 19:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Cosmetics animal testing is on its way out the world over and U.S. states are rapidly moving in the direction of that trend. [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]
17 Feb 2021, 11:24 am by Wed, 02/17/2021 - 19:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block U.S. health authorities have conclusively linked numerous human cases of campylobacteriosis—a bacterial infection with often severe and debilitating symptoms—to infected puppies sold in several Petland pet stores. [read post]
16 Feb 2021, 2:20 pm by
Investigation finds online wildlife killing contests are thriving during pandemic Tue, 02/16/2021 - 22:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Humane Society of the United States has helped make significant progress in ending wildlife killing contests, in which contestants massacre large numbers of coyotes, foxes, bobcats and other wild animals for cash prizes. [read post]
9 Feb 2021, 5:10 pm by
Foxes, bobcats, coyotes among animals blasted with assault rifles Wed, 02/10/2021 - 01:10 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It is a bloody scene at the Texas weigh-in of the “De Leon Pharmacy and Sporting Goods’ Varmint Hunt #1” on a cold January morning this year. [read post]
8 Feb 2021, 8:23 am by
At Dallas Safari Club convention, rhinos, elephants and bears are among hundreds of wild animals on offer for a thrill kill Mon, 02/08/2021 - 22:41 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The annual Dallas Safari Club convention is a sickening display of the havoc American trophy hunters wreak year after year on the world’s wildlife, with their penchant for killing endangered and at-risk animals. [read post]
29 Jan 2021, 12:17 pm by
Shooting fish in a barrel: U.S. canned hunting industry offers ‘menus’ of rare animals for a thrill kill Fri, 01/29/2021 - 20:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The canned hunting industry is often associated with countries like South Africa, where wealthy trophy hunters can pick out and shoot captive-bred lions in enclosures for a hefty price tag. [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]
25 Jan 2021, 9:05 pm by Dan Flynn
They left it to Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund to announce that the Biden government has officially withdrawn a pending rule by the previous administration that would have permanently allowed chicken slaughter lines to speed up from an already “lightning-fast 140 birds per minute to 175 per minute. [read post]
25 Jan 2021, 1:17 pm by
Biden administration withdraws Trump-era plan for higher line speeds at chicken slaughterhouses Mon, 01/25/2021 - 21:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Biden administration has withdrawn a deplorable pending rule that would have allowed qualifying chicken slaughter plants in the United States to permanently dial up line speeds from an already inhumane and lightning-fast 140 birds per minute to 175 birds per minute. [read post]
20 Jan 2021, 8:05 am by
Our 100-day plan for animal protection under the Biden-Harris administration Wed, 01/20/2021 - 16:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris heralds a new beginning. [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]
14 Jan 2021, 7:54 am by
HSUS, allies sue Trump administration for delisting wolves Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In October last year, the Trump administration stripped federal protections for wolves, giving state managers in the lower 48 states the ability to greenlight trophy hunting and trapping seasons on these animals. [read post]