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3 Apr 2020, 1:39 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking news: Fauci calls for closing down wildlife markets around the globe kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 04/03/2020 - 20:39 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The nation’s most authoritative voice on infectious diseases today sounded a stern warning about the dangers of the wildlife trade and its relationship to pandemic diseases like COVID-19. [read post]
1 Apr 2020, 1:25 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Coronavirus crisis increases need to help victims of domestic violence and their pets kblocher@hslf.org 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]
30 Mar 2020, 3:32 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
The killing of Takaya, Canada's famous lone wolf, highlights urgent need to outlaw trophy hunting kblocher@hslf.org 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]
27 Mar 2020, 1:58 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Netflix's 'Tiger King' is a wake-up call for ending private possession of big cats kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 03/27/2020 - 20:58 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A decade ago, our undercover investigation delved into the bizarre world of Joseph Maldonado-Passage (aka Joe Exotic) and his roadside zoo, GW Exotics. [read post]
27 Mar 2020, 10:37 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) passes with potential benefits for animal protection sector kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 03/27/2020 - 17:37 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The $2 trillion emergency stimulus bill that cleared Congress today carries important prospective benefits for the animal care and services sector. [read post]
26 Mar 2020, 3:24 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
To prevent another pandemic, global leaders should crack down on wildlife trade kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 03/26/2020 - 22:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block At the G20 coronavirus meeting today, global leaders, including President Trump, brainstormed on ways to control the coronavirus pandemic that is now ravaging dozens of nations, leaving a vast trail of human casualties in its wake. [read post]
26 Mar 2020, 9:01 am by kblocher@hslf.org
In new role at the USFWS, trophy hunters’ lawyer will guide U.S. global policy on wildlife kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 03/26/2020 - 16:01 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration’s course on wildlife policy, riddled with handouts to trophy hunters, took another wrong turn last week with the hiring of Anna Seidman, a litigator for Safari Club International, to head a key office of the U.S. [read post]
23 Mar 2020, 9:30 am by kblocher@hslf.org
” “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]
20 Mar 2020, 12:34 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
As scandals in horse racing escalate, trainers join calls for reform kblocher@hslf.org 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]
19 Mar 2020, 6:05 am by kblocher@hslf.org
“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]
19 Mar 2020, 6:01 am by kblocher@hslf.org
“Vern Buchanan has already championed the successful passage of two consequential animal protection laws to crack down on animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking in the 116th Congress,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
18 Mar 2020, 6:04 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Congress should act fast to protect animals in puppy mills, roadside zoos and research labs during coronavirus crisis kblocher@hslf.org 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]
9 Mar 2020, 1:59 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
BREAKING NEWS: Racehorse trainers, veterinarians charged in widespread doping scandal kblocher@hslf.org 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]
9 Mar 2020, 1:59 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
BREAKING NEWS: Racehorse trainers, veterinarians charged in widespread doping scandal kblocher@hslf.org 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]
5 Mar 2020, 2:37 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Missouri moves to close down a serial puppy mill offender kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 03/05/2020 - 22:37 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A notorious breeder in Missouri who has been featured five times in our annual Horrible Hundred report on problem puppy mills may be closing down her operation, even as the state’s attorney general is moving to take legal action against her for mistreating the dogs in her care. [read post]
5 Mar 2020, 2:37 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Missouri moves to close down a serial puppy mill offender kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 03/05/2020 - 22:37 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A notorious breeder in Missouri who has been featured five times in our annual Horrible Hundred report on problem puppy mills may be closing down her operation, even as the state’s attorney general is moving to take legal action against her for mistreating the dogs in her care. [read post]
25 Feb 2020, 6:13 am by Sara Amundson
Sara Amundson Tue, 02/25/2020 - 14:13 By Brad Pyle Tonight, the Democratic Party will host a presidential debate, and we thought it timely to examine the animal protection records of candidates for president. [read post]
25 Feb 2020, 6:13 am by Sara Amundson
Sara Amundson Tue, 02/25/2020 - 14:13 By Brad Pyle Tonight, the Democratic Party will host a presidential debate, and we thought it timely to examine the animal protection records of candidates for president. [read post]
21 Feb 2020, 11:07 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The cat playing with a blue buoy in the video looks adorable and will put a smile on your face, but it is important to remember that Loki is no pet. [read post]
21 Feb 2020, 4:00 am by Sara Amundson
A year after his rescue from a Houston home, Loki the tiger enjoys sanctuary and reminds us why big cats are not pets Sara Amundson Fri, 02/21/2020 - 12:00 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The cat playing with a blue buoy in the video looks adorable and will put a smile on your face, but it is important to remember that Loki is no pet. [read post]