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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]
14 May 2020, 8:20 am by
BREAKING: HSUS, HSLF, HSI release policy plan on wildlife markets, factory farms, companion animals and more to avoid another global health crisis Thu, 05/14/2020 - 22:50 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the world to acknowledge the pressing need to change our relationship with animals. [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]
21 Jul 2023, 2:01 pm by
Let’s stop USDA from moving backward on cruelty to horses Fri, 07/21/2023 - 21:01 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Amidst continuing dissatisfaction over its approach to ending the problem of horse soring, a cruel practice that produces an artificial high-stepping gait in show horses, 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]
25 Aug 2022, 2:50 am by
Putting the ‘USDA Organic’ label on a stronger animal welfare path Thu, 08/25/2022 - 09:50 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson The U.S. [read post]
12 Sep 2023, 5:20 pm by
That is a major reason we are seeing such fierce opposition to the legislation by lawmakers on Capitol Hill and now an incredibly diverse group of organizations,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
7 Sep 2021, 9:13 am by
In major win for animals, Mexico bans animal testing for cosmetics Tue, 09/07/2021 - 16:13 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Even in our age of advanced technologies, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice and rats continue to have chemicals and substances forced down their throats, dripped into their eyes or slathered on their skin to satisfy new regulatory demands that undercut progress against cosmetic animal testing. [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]
28 Jul 2021, 8:18 am by
Mink fur production drops to historic all-time low in the US Wed, 07/28/2021 - 15:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Every year, the U.S. [read post]
13 Jul 2023, 12:34 pm by
Elderly chimp’s story shows the immense progress we’ve made for animals in labs Thu, 07/13/2023 - 19:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Samantha was a little over a year old in 1976 when her world changed forever: The tiny chimpanzee was sold to a laboratory in Liberia by a resident of a nearby village. [read post]
3 Jun 2020, 10:38 am by
Court gives Joe Exotic’s zoo to Carole Baskin of Big Cat Rescue; but no reprieve for the animals Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:38 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In yet another twist in the continuing saga of Joe Exotic, a court has awarded his roadside zoo in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, to the leader of a big cat sanctuary whom he once hired a hitman to kill. [read post]
4 Aug 2021, 8:02 am by
What ending the eviction moratorium could mean for families with pets Wed, 08/04/2021 - 15:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block On July 31, millions of Americans and their pets suddenly faced the terrifying possibility of losing their homes, as the federal eviction moratorium expired. [read post]
27 Apr 2023, 11:08 pm by
Breaking: New threats to grizzlies, wolves and Endangered Species Act emerge in Congress Fri, 04/28/2023 - 06:08 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, the U.S. [read post]
19 Apr 2021, 11:16 am by
Senate Mon, 04/19/2021 - 18:16 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A bill that would prohibit public contact with big cats like tigers, lions and leopards and ban keeping these animals as pets has been reintroduced in the U.S. [read post]
20 Jan 2022, 3:18 am by
Trophy hunters celebrate their kills in Las Vegas despite overwhelming public opposition Thu, 01/20/2022 - 11:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A new poll shows that more than 75% of Americans oppose trophy hunting, and 82% oppose the trophy hunting and import of African lions and elephants, both listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. [read post]
26 Jul 2022, 3:10 pm by
” “The Horse Protection Act made the public exhibition, showing or sale of horses victimized by soring illegal upon its passage in 1970, but since then a segment of the industry has flouted the law and continued the practice, exploiting loopholes in the underlying regulations,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]