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14 Dec 2020, 12:54 pm by
Mink living in the wild near Utah fur farm tests positive for coronavirus, increasing urgency to end fur farming Mon, 12/14/2020 - 20:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A mink living in the wild near an infected Utah fur farm has tested positive for the coronavirus, providing yet another pressing reason why the United States needs to end all mink fur farming without further delay. [read post]
31 Mar 2021, 1:05 pm by
Breaking: U.S. courts issue four wins over 48 hours against trophy hunting, state-funded wildlife killing, fur and cage confinement of factory-farmed birds Wed, 03/31/2021 - 20:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Animals are on a winning streak. [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]
6 Apr 2022, 2:09 pm by
Decades-long persistence pays off as proposed federal regulations will protect captive birds Wed, 04/06/2022 - 21:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block When Humane Society of the United States investigators go out to take a close look at facilities that keep captive birds—roadside zoos, animal markets and others—they almost always return with the same dispiriting reports of dismal treatment and living conditions. [read post]
10 Feb 2022, 12:37 pm by
“For far too long the federal government has made decisions about the fate of gray wolves based on political pressure from special interest groups, failing to heed the very clear science which shows that federal protections are necessary to allow this iconic species to recover and thrive,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
15 Dec 2022, 11:18 am by
Breaking: Major wins for sharks and other wild animals in key legislative package Thu, 12/15/2022 - 19:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There have been some massive wins for animals recently in the U.S., as the Congress acts to pass some protections we’ve been championing for years. [read post]
20 Jul 2020, 2:52 pm by
Indiana woman who shared videos of herself torturing, killing cats and dogs charged under federal PACT Act Mon, 07/20/2020 - 21:52 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block An Indiana woman, who shared images and videos on social media that showed her torturing and graphically killing cats and dogs by hanging and skinning them, has been charged under the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, a groundbreaking federal law we helped pass last year. [read post]
16 Nov 2020, 5:47 pm by
HSUS undercover investigation shows dogs in dismal conditions at puppy mills while USDA turns a blind eye Tue, 11/17/2020 - 01:47 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block An HSUS undercover investigator has recorded video footage of animals living in dismal conditions at puppy mills in the Midwest that have never or only rarely been cited for neglecting the animals in their care by the U.S. [read post]
19 Jul 2022, 10:53 am by
“Earl Blumenauer never stops working for commonsense, federal animal protection measures and the people who care about animals,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
9 Sep 2020, 9:56 am by
Breaking news: Federal horse racing reform sprints ahead with key House committee vote Wed, 09/09/2020 - 16:56 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Legislation to reform horse racing is in full gallop in Congress, with bipartisan members of the House and Senate joining forces to end the reckless drugging of horses and improve the safety of the tracks on which they run. [read post]
23 Mar 2020, 9:30 am by
” “While it is paramount that we come together to ensure that our human health interests are taken care of, we are also concerned about the welfare of pets and animals in laboratories, zoos and puppy mills, said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [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]
22 Mar 2023, 2:39 pm by
Celebrating the lawmakers who made 2022 a banner year for big cats and other animals Wed, 03/22/2023 - 21:39 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last night at our Humane Awards event on Capitol Hill, we celebrated the work of lawmakers whose dedication to our cause made 2022 a banner congressional year for animals. [read post]
19 Aug 2020, 2:03 pm by
USDA suspends license of roadside zoo where Joe Exotic abused tigers Wed, 08/19/2020 - 21:03 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
2 Mar 2022, 11:40 am by
As President Biden addresses the state of the union, we continue to push for progress for animals Wed, 03/02/2022 - 19:40 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block During his years in the Senate, now-President Joe Biden supported dozens of animal welfare measures, including legislation to require dolphin-safe labeling on tuna, stop canned hunts, annually prohibit the use of taxpayer dollars to fund federal inspection and approval of meat at horse… [read post]
18 Mar 2020, 6:04 pm by
Congress should act fast to protect animals in puppy mills, roadside zoos and research labs during coronavirus crisis Thu, 03/19/2020 - 01:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, we are asking Congress to act quickly on an important bill that would ensure that millions of animals held in research laboratories and enterprises like puppy mills and roadside zoos across the country are not forgotten. [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]
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]
26 Mar 2021, 12:18 pm by
African elephants are just a step or two away from extinction, new report warns Fri, 03/26/2021 - 19:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Scientists and conservationists have long warned about drastic drops in African elephant populations because of habitat loss, conflicts with humans and poaching for ivory. [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]