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Humane Society of the United States

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  • Two public meetings on 'urban coyotes' planned for Glendale

    Two public meetings on 'urban coyotes' planned for Glendale
    The Pasadena Humane Society will host two public meetings in Glendale next week to educate residents on how to coexist with urban coyotes, which for some have become a common and sometimes unsettling sight. Glendale has had its share of run-ins with...
  • Michael Vick confirms he has a dog, calls it 'an opportunity to break the cycle'

    Michael Vick confirms he has a dog, calls it 'an opportunity to break the cycle'
    After months of speculation, guesswork and analysis of tweeted photos, Michael Vick confirms that he and his family have a dog, which he says is "well cared for and loved as a member of our family." Vick - the Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback from...
  • Spare your pets the spooks this Halloween

    Spare your pets the spooks this Halloween
    While Halloween is a lively time for children and adults alike, The Humane Society of the United States is reminding pet owners that this haunting holiday may be more scary than amusing for your pets. While silly costumes and games are fun for people,...
  • Animal rights activist to give free talk in Fort Lauderdale

    Animal rights activist to give free talk in Fort Lauderdale
    Paul Shapiro, vice president of farm animal protection for The Humane Society of the United States, will host a free presentation called Eating with a Conscience. It’s 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 2 at the South Florida Wildlife Center, 3200 SW...
  • Caring for community's abandoned cats

    Caring for community's abandoned cats
    They are feral — wild and possibly dangerous. But they are also scared, hungry and in danger. They get a little help from people who spend hours feeding the stray cats around the city and even trap many in a practice called catch, neuter and...
  • Happy Take Your Dog To Work Day!

     
    It's that time of year again: Take Your Dog To Work Day, an annual event founded by the group Pet Sitters International in 1999. Take Your Dog To Work Day was created to celebrate the human-animal bond and promote pet......
  • Judge denies effort to stop California foie gras ban

    A federal judge on Wednesday denied an attempt by a group of foie gras producers and restaurants to temporarily stall a recently instituted ban on the fatty delicacy. U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson in Los Angeles turned down the request from North...
  • How to help abandoned pets

    How to help abandoned pets
    America's shelters euthanized an estimated 3 million to 4 million animals last year. Most had been lost, abandoned or otherwise unwanted. But animal rights experts say it doesn't have to be that way, and people looking to help don't necessarily have to...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown doubles fines for bear, bull and rooster fighting

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown doubles fines for bear, bull and rooster fighting...
  • Pit Bull Fighting for Life After Dogfighting Incident In York County

    Pit Bull Fighting for Life After Dogfighting Incident In York County
    The Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance (CPAA) again finds itself seeking financial help for a dogfighting victim. The 2- to 3-year-old female pit bull named Honey was brought in to the York County SPCA by animal control officers Saturday morning. She...
  • Community outraged, determined to track down criminals responsible for animal cruelty at shelter

    Community outraged, determined to track down criminals responsible for animal cruelty at shelter
    The small community of Attica, Ind., is in shock after a break-in at the Paws 'n' Claws animal shelter. Two animals were killed, and two others were seriously injured. "There are stitches on his face, and the hair is covering up the puncture marks on his...
  • Two Arrested, 46 Dogs Found in Dog Fighting Operation

    Two Arrested, 46 Dogs Found in Dog Fighting Operation
    Two raids on Kalamazoo County locations resulted in the arrests of two men and the rescue of 46 pit bull-like dogs Friday and Monday. The animals were taken to be cared for by the Humane Society of the United States, which declined to reveal where the...