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Saturday Jul 26 | The Washington Post

Animal rights group warns Missouri ballot measure would protect puppy farming

A cow on Kevin Heiserman's Rowley farm feeds on hay near Rowley, Iowa. Farm groups across the Midwest have pushed for stronger protections under law.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Animal Rights, Rowley, IA, Charitable Organizations, World News

Saturday Jul 26 | LiveScience

Banned in 160 Nations, Why is Ractopamine in U.S. Pork?

Wayne Pacelle is the president an d chief executive officer of Th e Humane Society of the United States .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Charitable Organizations, Food Science, Food and Drug Administration

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

On the Positive Side: Global support for a problem of cat proliferation

Quite often we find support or action outside our local arena that sheds a positive light on issues in our back yard.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Las Cruces, NM, Dona Ana, NM, Dona Ana County, NM

The Wichita Eagle

Humane Society finances opponents of right-to-farm

Online Ethics Commission records show the contribution was made earlier this week to Missouri's Food for America.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Missouri, Alternative, Agriculture, Science, Wichita, KS

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Snake saga continues as traps fail to catch serpent

While the legend of the Lake Hopatcong anaconda continued to spread Tuesday, evidence of the scary serpent's existence remained nonexistent.


Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Charitable Organizations, Warren County, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Everything TypePad

Featured Blog: A Humane Nation

NAME: Wayne Pacelle BLOG: A Humane Nation TYPEPAD MEMBER SINCE: 2006 WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Few are in a position to speak for the animals like Wayne Pacelle.


Related Topix: Blog News, Charitable Organizations

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Capitol File Celebrates Summer Issue with Soiree at CityCenterDC

The Apartments at CityCenter for a summer soiree to celebrate its summer issue, in which artist Peter Max created an original Capitol File cover, currently being auctioned on Charitybuzz to benefit the Humane Society of the United States.


Related Topix: Activism, Charitable Organizations

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

2 ag-gag laws facing federal court challenges

In this April 22, 2010 file image from video provided by the United States Humane Society, a Hallmark Meat Packing slaughter plant worker is shown attempting to force a "downed" cow onto its feet by ramming it with the blades of a forklift in Chino, Calif.


Related Topix: Prison, Animal Rights, Chino, CA, Activism, Food Science, Charitable Organizations

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Got Chlorine? Your Chicken Might

Paul Shapiro is the vice president of farm animal protection at The Humane Society of the United States .


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014


More Dogs Rescued from Bradley County Property

More than 100 dogs were removed from a Bradley County, Tennessee, property when The Humane Society of the United States responded to assist local authorities with the large-scale rescue.


Related Topix: Bradley County, TN, Charitable Organizations, Activism

Spindletop dog Hitler Leah Purcell arrested today

Montgomery County, Texas: Nearly two years to the day after almost 300 dogs were impounded by the Humane Society and Montgomery County, Leah Purcell was taken into custody.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, TX, Activism, Charitable Organizations

WECT-TV Wilmington

Brunswick officials rescue more than 100 animals from Belville residence

The Humane Society of the United States and local veterinarians assisted Brunswick County Animal Protective Services with the rescue and removal of all of the animals.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Activism, Belville, NC, Brunswick County, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Man who left animals in hot vehicle facing animal cruelty charges after cat dies

As temperatures remain unseasonably high in Washington State, animals continue to be in danger of heat sickness or even death.


Related Topix: Pullman, WA, Washington State University, Charitable Organizations

Showdown looms over second Michigan wolf hunt

Jeff Powell checks his wolf into the Department of Natural Resources check station at Wakefield in the Upper Peninsula on Nov. 15, 2013.


Related Topix: Michigan, Charitable Organizations

Fri Jul 11, 2014

NBC Chicago

Thrill Seekers Prepare for "The Great Bull Run"

Rob Dickens couldn't get to Pamplona to run with the bulls so he brought the event to the Chicago area.


Related Topix: North Chicago, IL, Agriculture, Science, Activism, Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Feds may add boas, reticulated pythons, others to 'no import' list...

Tucked away in the corner of a Southwest 34th Street shopping plaza, Hogtown Reptiles is a shop filled with an array of chameleons, monitors, turtles, snakes and other exotic tropical animals.


Related Topix: Prison, Activism, Charitable Organizations, Sumter County, FL, Oxford, FL

CBC News

U.S. woman who had face mauled by chimp pleads for new law

Undated photos provided by the Nash family and a Boston hospital show chimpanzee attack victim Charla Nash before she was mauled and after, following a face transplant in 2011.


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Photography, Arts, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Kendall Jones Defames Animal Protection Groups

The teenage cheer leading hunter who made controversy when she uploaded pictures of exotic animals she killed in Africa has resorted to slandering and defaming animal advocacy organizations.


Related Topix: Activism, Charitable Organizations

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Woman disfigured in chimp attack seeks primate sale rules

A Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack will visit Washington this week to urge the passage of rules to make it harder to keep primates as pets.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Stamford, CT

Chimp attack victim seeks primate sale rules

Charla Nash is holding out her own story as proof of the danger posed by the animals.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations


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