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Man Vs. Wildlife: Hunters Outnumber Wolves

(ANIMAL CONSERVATION) After wolves were removed from the endangered list just a year ago—despite the fact that only 4,000 exist in the wild—wolf hunting has since been legalized in the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. Unfortunately, the new regulations allow such a large number of licenses to be distributed that activists are worrying the population […]

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Meatless Monday Goes Global

(VEGETARIAN) After the UK’s Telegraph recently reported that China now consumes twice as much meat as America, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has decided to promote Meatless Monday in an effort to protect the environment, animals, and people. To participate in this international campaign, people should just take one day of the week off […]

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The Cheesecake Factory Goes Crate-Free

(HUMANE FARMING) Last week, the upscale casual restaurant, The Cheesecake Factory, announced plans to switch to a gestation crate-free pork supply. The restuarant—which operates more than 170 full-service restaurants—has been added to the HSUS list of 30 major food companies that plan to eliminate controversial gestation crates from their pork suppliers. According to The Cheesecake […]

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<p>The Humane Society of The United States rescued 18 gopher tortoises from a construction site. Photo Credit: montuschi via flickr</p>

Tortoises Saved From Construction Tomb

(ANIMAL RESCUE) FLORIDA — The Humane Society of the United States’ Wildlife Innovations and Response Team dispatched to Tarpon Springs, Florida in order to rescue 18 gopher tortoises from being buried alive at a construction site. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ruled in 2007 that tortoises must be removed from construction sites before building […]

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<p>The Humane Society of the United States now welcomes used vehicles as donations. 80% of the proceeds go to the Pets For Life Program. Photocredit: e_walk via flickr</p>

Old Clunkers To Benefit Pets For Life

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM) UNITED STATES — The Humane Society of the United States is now accepting donations in the form of used vehicles. By donating an old car, boat, motorcycle or RV to the HSUS, an average of 80% of the proceeds will be given to the Pets For Life (PFL) program which helps underprivileged communities improve […]

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<p>200 animals were rescued from a South Carolina puppy mill by The Humane Society of the United States and Edgefield County Sheriff Office. Photo Credit: Friends for the Love of Animals via flickr</p>

Online Designer Dogs Traced To South Carolina Puppy Mill

(ANIMAL RESCUE) SOUTH CAROLINA — The Humane Society of the United States’ anti-cruelty team paired with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office to rescue over 200 dogs, horses, and birds from a mass breeding facility in South Carolina. After concerned neighbors contacted the HSUS, a warranted investigation proved that online seller Calabel’s Designer Dogs was a guise […]

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<p>Stallone still loved human cuddles, even after all he went through. Photo credit: Youtube</p>

Face Of Dogfighting: Stallone’s Story (VIDEO)

(ANIMAL WELFARE) GOP Representative Steve King recently announced that he believes dog fighting should be legal. Thankfully, the Humane Society reminds us why King’s statement is so horrific and wrong. The animal welfare organization helps us get a closer look at the sad realities of the dog fighting world through a memorable and touching video. The […]

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Does The Legendary Shark Week Deceive You?

(SHARK NEWS) Over the years, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week has gained millions of viewers and even stretched across seas. Most tune in for the thrill, but animal activists are worried if this negatively depicts our fish while straying from the terrible reality that humans kill tens of millions of sharks per year. Humans are rarely threatened by […]

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