Puppy mills: There is more than just a principle of transparency and good government at stake here. These documents are essential
The FBI recently started to track animal cruelty crimes in its National Incident Based Reporting System, and it's good to
If the initiative passes, this is a big deal, not only because Montana has a lot of public lands--one third of the state or 50,000 square miles--and a long trapping tradition, but it will punctuate the growing shift to keeping state public lands safer for everybody.
If people stop going to places and attractions that do terrible things to animals, those places will wither, starved of the cash that motivates their entire operation. Kudos to TripAdvisor for this forward-looking policy and for providing an additional example of the humane economy in practice.
In the meantime, SeaWorld and HSUS promise no outward effort other than to tackle: The government of Japan is dishonest about
This headlong and heedless advisory committee recommendation should be summarily rejected. But it's so outrageous and overreaching
Tennessee does not want to be known as a state that abuses horses. Here is an opportunity for them to help achieve change
The falsehoods being perpetrated against the animal enterprise industry is unconscionable. This is about animal welfare, people who know everything about animals, defending themselves against those who know nothing.
It is time to provide the same level of protection to the African leopard. Donald Trump Jr., Honeywell CEO David Cote, and other over-privileged animal exploiters can use their wealth to entertain themselves in other ways and let these animals be.
It's cruelty masquerading as celebration. Terrorized animals, thrust into a world of screaming, slick surfaces, physical torment, and, in the end, serial, protracted stabbing.
Breaking News: Perdue Announces Major Reforms For chickens; Progress Spotlights Poultry Problems, Solutions
As we begin our launch of a major campaign to improve the lives of chickens raised for meat, I'm happy to report one of the biggest brand names in the world of chicken production is announcing promising reforms.
Sea World will no longer breed killer whales; Armani discontinued its use of fur; Petco and PetSmart offer shelter dogs and no longer support puppy mills; Ringling Brothers has ended their use of elephants. The world is becoming a better place for animals.
Embracing animal protection is no longer a burden or a sacrifice. It's an opportunity for us as individuals to grow and to be empowered, and for businesses to grow and to connect with consumers.
Ask the owner of a pet store in your neighborhood if he would consider offering shelter dogs that already have a clean bill
I am glad to report that one very bad idea, coming out of Oklahoma, is dead, at least for now. A key Oklahoma Senate committee has chosen not to take up a bill to ban charitable giving by the state's citizens to animal welfare groups.
Because of the tremendous work of the HSUS team, along with our friends, including Compassion in World Farming, we can mark it down in our calendars, as a matter of historical record: April 5 was a big day indeed.
This week, Walmart, the largest grocery retailer in the U.S., took a positive step with its announcement to stop carrying shell eggs from hens raised in battery cages by 2025. The ASPCA was proud to work with Walmart on this historic decision.
SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby and I sent a letter to President Obama urging him to use a wide range of diplomatic tools to pressure Japan to end its commercial whaling activities and to stop contravening international law by slaughtering hundreds of innocent whales.