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Humane Society of the United States

Unfinished Business

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Among the very first Congressional bills introduced this week were two important measures to protect wildlife and should be on the fast track to getting over the finish line in the new session.

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!

Petland and The Puppy Mill Problem

Kelley Bell-Wenzlaff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kelley Bell-Wenzlaff

Petland claims that animal advocacy groups tie their annual protests to year end fundraising drives and prey on the sympathies of consumers to increase donations.

Presidential Puncture Wounds

Michael Markarian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Markarian

Animal experts can easily identify a couple common mistakes that people make around dogs, just by watching the video of Barney biting Decker.

Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets

Doon Baqi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doon Baqi

I have this cute little dog, an adorable fluffy white Maltese. Her name is Lola and she's one of those jocose little creatures that make you smile ju...

Vegans And Meat-Eaters Unite To Support California's Proposition 2

The Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Proposition 2, a sweeping California ballot initiative designed to improve the treatment that farm animals receive, will be decided by voters on Novem...

Egg Industry Shill Plays The Race & Class Cards On Prop. 2

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Julie Buckner, Californians for Safe Food spokesperson, dissed the Humane Society, who's sponsoring Proposition 2, for being funded, apparently, by diamond-encrusted dog-loving dilettantes.

You Heard It On Oprah: Factory Farms Stink

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

That ringing you hear is the sound of the death knell for the "don't ask, don't smell" era of factory farming.

Ugly Death for Chickens

Cheri Shankar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheri Shankar

If you've accidentally sliced your finger while chopping tomatoes or something, you know how much it smarts, so imagine the agonizing pain these animals felt.

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.

Palin Shows No Love for Baby Wolves

Cheri Shankar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheri Shankar

Palin has used her position as governor to ensure that the cruel and unsportsmanlike practice of aerial hunting of wolves continues in Alaska.