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10 May 2021, 10:15 am by
Our Horrible Hundred report exposes 100 puppy mills that sell to pet stores and online Mon, 05/10/2021 - 17:15 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block What dog lovers don’t know about where their beloved puppies come from can hurt them. [read post]
28 Dec 2023, 10:11 am by
As a New Year dawns, so does a new era in the treatment of animals raised for food Thu, 12/28/2023 - 18:11 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As the New Year dawns, we rightly celebrate the dozens of humane laws taking effect in 2024, signs of a better day for animals everywhere. [read post]
3 Dec 2021, 7:50 am by
Animals will finally get the disaster preparedness plans they deserve Fri, 12/03/2021 - 15:50 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Disasters and other emergencies can upend everyone’s lives—human and animal. [read post]
30 Dec 2021, 3:07 am by
How wild animals won against trophy hunters in 2021 Thu, 12/30/2021 - 11:07 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Every year that passes sees hundreds of thousands of wild animals in the U.S. and around the world killed by trophy hunters, whose main motivation is to display whole animals or their body parts for bragging rights. [read post]
28 Dec 2023, 9:54 am by
“Voters from California to Florida are exercising their rights at the ballot box by voting for animal welfare laws, and the federal government should not interfere with their right to do so,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
9 May 2022, 9:23 am by
Tenth annual Horrible Hundred report shows progress, continuing problems with puppy mills Mon, 05/09/2022 - 16:23 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Duchess is a Havanese with a wardrobe of tiny, colorful dresses. [read post]
15 Dec 2021, 12:13 pm by
Puppy mills slammed with major setbacks in 2021, spelling a brighter future for dogs Wed, 12/15/2021 - 20:13 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It’s no secret that puppy and kitten mills treat dog and cat mothers and fathers like moneymaking machines, bred over and over with little to no regard for their health or well-being. [read post]
11 Aug 2020, 9:23 am by
Shaking it up for sharks in 2020 Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:23 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We’ve never cared for the cheap, lurid television programming tied to Shark Week, preferring to join with other groups and media outlets in a celebration of this apex species found in all of the world’s oceans and even sometimes in rivers. [read post]
13 Aug 2021, 12:42 pm by
Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund said, “The individual depravity that underlies trophy hunting is self-evident. [read post]
16 Sep 2020, 2:09 pm by
Senator attacks states' efforts to end ivory trafficking, but progress continues on many fronts Wed, 09/16/2020 - 21:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Since 2017, U.S. [read post]
26 Apr 2022, 10:26 am by
Two ‘big tusker’ elephants killed for the thrill by trophy hunters in Botswana Tue, 04/26/2022 - 17:26 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We learned last week about the outrageous killing of two iconic and rare “big tusker” male savanna elephants in an unpopulated corner of northern Botswana. [read post]
6 May 2022, 7:18 am by
Pushing the federal law to end cruel slaughter of horses to the finish line Fri, 05/06/2022 - 14:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It is a long way from the stable, paddock and winner’s circle at Churchill Downs to the dark, dank and bloody slaughterhouses in which tens of thousands of American horses meet their sad and pitiable end each year. [read post]
26 May 2022, 11:50 am by
Our Taking Action for Animals conference returns to inform and inspire grassroots activism Thu, 05/26/2022 - 18:50 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson When you’re a passionate animal welfare advocate, you might sometimes feel like a bit of an outsider. [read post]
17 Jun 2021, 9:14 am by
Now is the time for countries across the world to ban fur Thu, 06/17/2021 - 16:14 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, Israel became the first country in the world to ban the sale of new fur products used for fashion. [read post]
5 Mar 2020, 2:37 pm by
Missouri moves to close down a serial puppy mill offender 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]
3 Nov 2021, 4:01 am by
” “The United States is the world’s number one importer of hunting trophies and should move swiftly to cast off that gruesome distinction,” says Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
5 Jul 2023, 1:23 pm by
Illinois bans unnecessary toxicity tests on dogs and cats Wed, 07/05/2023 - 20:23 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Dogs and cats in Illinois laboratories will be saved from painful and outdated toxicity testing thanks to a first-of-its-kind law signed by Gov. [read post]
27 Mar 2020, 1:58 pm by
Netflix's 'Tiger King' is a wake-up call for ending private possession of big cats 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]
16 Jul 2020, 12:12 pm by
HSUS/HSLF video lays bare the terrible practice of soring, as industry prepares for annual walking horse ‘Celebration’ Thu, 07/16/2020 - 19:12 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Trainers who paint horses’ legs with harsh acids and chemicals that burn through the skin, causing unspeakable pain to the animals, then add heavy shoes and tie chains on top of those wounds to intensify their suffering. [read post]