Could Guantanamo Bay Become PETA ‘Empathy Center’?

Could Guantanamo Bay Become PETA ‘Empathy Center’?

PETA Asks Newly Appointed Special Envoy to Replace Prison Camp With Exhibit Center Promoting Justice and Respect for All Beings On the heels of President Barack Obama’s unveiling of a plan to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, PETA sent a letter this morning to newly appointed Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure Lee Wolosky […]

The puppy notebook: How to impress the boss

The puppy notebook: How to impress the boss

On a recent stay with the officer in charge of the Cairns Dog squad, police-dog-in-training Hendrix certainly did make an impression. 17-week-old Hendrix was left in the care of Sergeant Raymond whilst Constable Matt McKinnar went on a quick trip out of Cairns. Here is how the conversation went… Constable McKinnar: “Sergeant, I’m going away […]

U.S. Imported More than 1.2 Million Wildlife Trophies in Last Ten Years, Having Dire Impact on World’s Wildlife

U.S. Imported More than 1.2 Million Wildlife Trophies in Last Ten Years, Having Dire Impact on World’s Wildlife

More than 1,200 different kinds of animals imported to the U.S. between 2005 and 2014 Humane Society International In the last ten years, American hunters have imported more than 1.2 million animals, more than 126,000 a year, as hunting trophies from across the world, according to a new report by Humane Society International and The […]

Minneapolis City Council Votes to Ban Elephant Bullhooks

Minneapolis City Council Votes to Ban Elephant Bullhooks

The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Minneapolis City Council for voting unanimously to pass a measure prohibiting the use of bullhooks on elephants in circuses and traveling shows. Christine Coughlin, Minnesota state director for The HSUS said: “For too long, elephants in traveling shows have suffered trauma and abuse from handlers wielding […]

PETA Will Help Pay for CCTV Cameras and Reward to Catch Person(s) Responsible for Strewing Thousands of Thumbtacks Around Dog Park

PETA Will Help Pay for CCTV Cameras and Reward to Catch Person(s) Responsible for Strewing Thousands of Thumbtacks Around Dog Park

Following reports that thumbtacks have been found all across the Ohlone Dog Park in the past several weeks and that at least two dogs have been injured by them, PETA is sending a letter to the local police chief offering $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible—and […]

Reward Offered in Abused Puppy Case in Vance County, North Carolina

Reward Offered in Abused Puppy Case in Vance County, North Carolina

Reward Offered in Abused Puppy Case in Vance County, North Carolina The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for severely abusing a puppy in Vance County, North Carolina. The Case: On Jan. […]