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Humane Society of the United States

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Top Humane Society of the United States Articles

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  • Harford County shelter to review policies in light of pet's death

    Harford County shelter to review policies in light of pet's death
    The Harford County Humane Society's board will review its policy on euthanasia Friday after a Bel Air man's cat was mistaken for a stray and put down within hours of arriving at the shelter. The man's lawyer and the shelter are also in settlement talks....
  • $5,000 reward offered in case of cat shot with arrow

    $5,000 reward offered in case of cat shot with arrow
    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $5,000 reward for information in the case of a cat that was shot with an arrow in Anne Arundel County. The cat, a 1- or 2-year-old now named Xena, was found wounded by a 2-foot-long arrow on Riva...
  • Clarksville: No end of things to do Dec. 16

    There's a lot happening in Clarksville on Dec. 16. You are invited to join Prayers and Squares, the quilting group at Triadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church, for an afternoon of fun, fellowship and good deeds. You need not be an expert quilter....
  • Negotiators reach deal on pit bull bill

    Negotiators reach deal on pit bull bill
    Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise Monday on legislation that would overturn a court decision that pit bulls are "inherently dangerous." The Senate ratified the deal unanimously. The House will vote on it later in the day. Gov. Martin O'...
  • Busch says votes weren't there for pit bull compromise

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch said a compromise bill intended to reverse a court decision singling out pit bulls as an "inherently dangerous" breed died on the House floor because it just didn't have the votes. It is extremely rare for a conference...
  • Delegate who helped kill pit bull bill seeks special session

    Three days after the General Assembly ended its 2013 legislative session, there's already a call to bring lawmakers back to Annapolis for what would be their fourth special session in a two-year span. Del. Benjamin F. Kramer, a Montgomery County...
  • Towson family has been at center of pit bull controversy

    Towson family has been at center of pit bull controversy
    The scars across 16-year-old Dominic Solesky's face are faint, but that doesn't stop people from asking where he got them. The Towson High School junior and his family have told the story many times. Six years ago, Dominic was mauled by a pit bull named...
  • Pit bull bill compromise unravels

    Pit bull bill compromise unravels
    A compromise in the General Assembly over legislation to undo a court ruling that declared pit bulls inherently dangerous has unraveled, turning what had appeared to be a settled issue into a dogfight between two veteran legislators. The breakdown in the...
  • Nonprofit is sought to help run Baltimore County animal shelter

    Nonprofit is sought to help run Baltimore County animal shelter
    At Baltimore County's animal shelter this week, dozens of animals were waiting for someone to adopt them. Among them were Cisco, a year-old pit bull terrier, a bulldog named Ivan and Sugar Pie, a tricolor cat. But judging by shelter statistics,...
  • Bird and cat lovers should work together

    Bird and cat lovers should work together
    Predation by free-roaming cats is a serious matter, and it deserves our careful attention ("House cats: the destructive invasive species purring on your lap," Feb. 25). The Humane Society of the United States values both cats and wildlife. Yet it is...
  • Pregnant pigs treated humanely

    The vegan proselytizers at Mercy for Animals, PETA, and the Humane Society of the United States have propaganda campaigns claiming that housing pregnant pigs in individual maternity pens is inhumane, but their shrill screeds aren't backed up by...
  • Agribusiness lies about welfare of pregnant pigs

    When I read the letter in the Saturday edition of The Sun "Pregnant pigs treated humanely" (Sept. 22), I had to laugh out loud when I read the name of the person who wrote the letter. Rick Berman is a well-known hired gun who uses front groups, such as...