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The Humane Society

2 Simple Changes You Can Make That Will Change The Lives Of Countless Animals

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.15.2016 | OWN

As president of the Humane Society, Wayne Pacelle’s life and career has been devoted to preventing animal cruelty. But, as Pacelle explains in a con...

Why The Humane Society President Changed His Mind About Working With Michael Vick

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.24.2016 | OWN

When NFL star Michael Vick pled guilty to running a dog fighting ring on his property in 2007, he sparked instant and intense outrage across the count...

Activist Says This Is The Greatest Connection Between Humans And Animals

OWN | Lynn Okura | Posted 08.18.2016 | OWN

There may be numerous differences that distinguish humans from the other species, but Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the Un...

Iowa Senator Doesn’t Want Anyone Forcing Soldiers To Eat Vegetables

The Huffington Post | Jacquie Lee | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) has beef with the idea of military personnel participating in “meatless Mondays,” and last week introduced amendments to ...

The Hawaii Island Humane Society's Big Leap Into the Future

Judy Wieder | Posted 03.18.2014 | Hawaii
Judy Wieder

Twenty years ago I knew no one with any answers; today it hardly matters, as the feral hundreds have grown into hundreds of thousands.

Catroulette Site Is Like Chatroulette, But For Homeless Belgian Cats

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.05.2012 | Good News

A group of Belgian cat adoption agencies have created a new adoption website based off the widely popular, if entirely unpredictable, Chatroulette phe...

Nearly 500 Dogs Rescued From Suffering Last Week

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

It's especially painful to see people and places that purport to help animals do precisely the opposite.

PHOTOS: Woman Plans INSANELY Expensive Dog Wedding

Posted 06.27.2012 | Weddings

Incorporating your dog into your wedding is one thing, but orchestrating a Big Day for your dog is quite another. But that’s exactly what animal...

Lucky Diamond - The Puppy Love of My Life Has Passed Away

Wendy Diamond | Posted 06.12.2012 | New York
Wendy Diamond

Lucky has been Wendy's muse and close canine companion since the day they met. Her underdog journey wasn't easy at the start, but has certainly been a trail of love and service the entire way.

Bring Him Home, Get Fit?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

My dog has been the number one biggest contributor to moving my body every day -- rain, shine, sleet or snow.

2011 Genesis Awards Bring Attention to Animal Rights

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.26.2011 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

Doesn't it make sense that if we are treating an animal cruelly or hurting it in some way, that it's a reflection of how we are treating each other?

A Marketer's Moment of Shame

Judy Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Judy Shapiro

Marketers should rally together and refuse to service any company that profits from the sale of exploited animals.

Secret Weapons: James Bond, the Whales and the White House

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Kraus

Every U.S. president since Reagan has upheld the standards banning commercial whaling. So let's not reward the bad behavior of countries like Japan, Norway and Iceland for violating international law.

Moby Talks Gristle

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tabby Biddle

While many of us know Moby as a great musician, singer-songwriter and social activist, we can now add "editor" to his repertoire of how he is making a positive difference in the world.

Hollywood Women Give Voice to Animal Protection at 24th Genesis Awards

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tabby Biddle

I started the evening as someone sympathetic to animal rights and welfare, and left the evening feeling enlightened on the issues and inspired to be much more of an advocate.

Dogs at Work: A Q&A with Congresswoman Linda Sánchez

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Markarian

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez : I think having a dog in the office can be a stress-reliever. Chavo makes sure he stops by to see everyone during the day...mostly whoever is eating!

Sheltering Animals from the Storm

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Led by Senators Ted Stevens and Frank Lautenberg, and Reps. Tom Lantos and Chris Shays, the PETS Act set national policy on how to deal with animals in disasters in a post-Katrina environment.

California Schemin'

Michael Markarian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Markarian

The nation's largest egg producer is also one of the dirtiest; It has been cited numerous times for spilling chicken manure and chicken parts into rivers and streams.