It's the biggest and perhaps best-known restaurant chain in the world. And today, in a joint statement with The Humane Society of the United States, i...
Komen does women a disservice by continuing to channel funds into animal tests, while other cancer charities have moved on from such old-fashioned abominations or never engaged in them to begin with.
Two longtime adversaries are leading an all-too-rare effort at compromise and cooperation: the United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States.
Since many large birds can outlive their human guardians, they are often by necessity rehomed several times during their lives. Unfortunately, it's often difficult to rehome a bird and many animal shelters do not take in homeless birds.
A dog rescuer has been charged with animal abuse for allegedly transporting 148 dogs and one cat across the country in cramped, filthy conditions. Was this the best, safest way to transport the animals? I have no idea, and frankly, neither do you.
With three years completed in his term, President Barack Obama is moving decidedly in the wrong direction on animal welfare issues, earning a grade of "C-minus" for 2011.
As 2011 rapidly draws to a close, I marvel at all the great work that has been done by animal welfare organizations this year. Throughout the country, more individuals are volunteering, adopting and advocating for animals.
Cheap food comes at a cost. But the good news is that it is not too late to change the way our food is produced.
We know we can do better in terms of our treatment of animals. This year, there were some significant victories that give us reason to believe the change we are working for can happen.
My Christmas wish is for everyone who ever wanted a puppy or dog or kitten or cat, to go to their local shelter first.
This year we persuaded many businesses to get rid of glue traps, stop selling foie gras, quit using great apes in advertising, and drop their sponsorship of the Iditarod. And that's just the beginning of the list.
It's happened again. And just a little more than a few weeks before Christmas. A new non-profit organization called the Humane Society for Shelter Pet...
I am thankful for the many animals, so diverse, the full palette of life, and for the rich opportunity to get to know a little about so many.
Thanksgiving may be the loveliest of our national holidays, but it has a dark side that haunts me every year: turkeys, 40 million of them, are slaughtered for this holiday.
Eating animals is a practice that shapes and is shaped by the same mentality that enables other oppressions that we accuse governments and big corporations of.