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30 Mar 2021, 7:36 am by
Court clears way for lawsuit against USDA policy of rewarding factory farms that spread bird flu Tue, 03/30/2021 - 14:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A federal district court has cleared the way for our lawsuit against the U.S. [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]
23 Mar 2021, 2:35 pm by
But he now has a chance to set things right Tue, 03/23/2021 - 21:35 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Gov. [read post]
15 Mar 2021, 5:17 pm by
New report: U.S. spends millions of taxpayer dollars to fund experiments on dogs Tue, 03/16/2021 - 00:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. government is spending millions of taxpayer dollars to fund experiments on dogs, a new report we are releasing today shows. [read post]
12 Mar 2021, 1:34 pm by
Breaking news: Virginia governor signs bill ending new cosmetics animal testing Fri, 03/12/2021 - 21:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Virginia’s Gov. [read post]
11 Mar 2021, 12:55 pm by
Bill in Congress would reverse dangerous increases to slaughterhouse line speeds Thu, 03/11/2021 - 20:55 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Slaughterhouses are hotspots for the coronavirus, with tens of thousands of infections reported among American workers since the onset of the pandemic last year. [read post]
10 Mar 2021, 11:28 am by
Breaking news: Congress just passed the COVID relief package with funding for activities that would improve animal welfare Wed, 03/10/2021 - 19:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The COVID relief package Congress just passed includes a number of provisions that will improve surveillance and inspection of trades where animals often endure acute suffering and that also tend to be hotbeds for disease spread. [read post]
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]