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Humane Society of the United States

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  • Humane Society backing new version of Illinois puppy mill bill

    Humane Society backing new version of Illinois puppy mill bill
    The Humane Society has backed away from a proposal supported by Gov. Pat Quinn to prohibit pet stores across the state from selling dogs from breeders, instead amending the plan to try to make sure only "reputable breeders" provide the animals to the...
  • Editorial: It's win-win at the animal shelter

    Animal lovers, mark your calendars for Sunday, June 1 and plan to do your part to help the Burbank Animal Shelter empty its cages between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. On that day, you’ll be able to adopt the pet of your dreams for no charge. This special,...
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  • Mailbag: Motel plan fails to address crime problem

    Re. "Commentary: Writer fails to address bringing motels up to basic living standards," (May 30): Who could oppose improving motels' standards? But Planning Commissioner Colin McCarthy and the Costa Mesa City Council majority are not going in that...
  • Whatever happened the 'blind justice' at the Supreme Court?

    Whatever happened the 'blind justice' at the Supreme Court?
    The piece about Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. was honestly frightening, and it left me asking, once again, why there are "conservative" and "liberal" voices on the Supreme Court. Whatever happened to "blind justice," wherein everyone is...
  • Puppy sellers alleged of continuing unscrupulous activity settle case

    Puppy sellers alleged of continuing unscrupulous activity settle case
    Shari LePage has accepted that the "mini boxer" she purchased for $1,300 eight years ago from a local puppy store that specializes in teacup and toy puppies now weighs 61 pounds — not the 12 to 15 pounds she was told it would. The Davie resident...
  • Danny Adkins and Wayne Pacell: Florida's sport of queens needs de-coupling

    It is no secret that interest in greyhound racing has been rapidly deteriorating. The sport of queens, once Florida's highest revenue-generating form of gambling, is on life support, and more than ever a danger to the health and safety of its subjects,...
  • Legal Matters: Why should you care about shark finning?

    In 2013, Maryland became the first East Coast state to pass a law prohibiting the sale, distribution or possession of shark fins. Who cares and why should we add this information to other facts cluttering our brains? The "who cares" roster includes...
  • Proposed Limits On Pet Stores Too Strict

    As the CEO of the Northeast's largest wholesale distributor of aquatics and pets, I have worked with Connecticut pet store owners for decades. These committed entrepreneurs, tireless workers and compassionate pet owners operate responsibly and with the...
  • Joan Candy: Bill would hurt small zoos in state

    There is a bill being considered by the state legislature that affects small zoos in Maryland. I am concerned because the organization promoting this bill is a powerful one with a great deal of influence. Even its name suggests an official standing:...
  • Letter: Zoo legislation needed in state

    In response to Joan Candy's March 11 column, "Bill would hurt small zoos in state," Tri-State Zoo owner Bob Candy may love animals, but the days when anyone can take in tigers or other dangerous wild animals and open up a roadside zoo should be over in...
  • Former lab chimp Kitty, Nim Chimpsky's companion, dies

    Former lab chimp Kitty, Nim Chimpsky's companion, dies
    Kitty, a female chimpanzee that gave birth to many offspring used in laboratory experiments, has died in a Texas animal sanctuary, the Humane Society of the United States announced Friday. Believed to have been born some 51 years ago, Kitty had been...