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 […]

What do you get when you combine one of the most talked-about Super Bowl ads with this weekend’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show?

What do you get when you combine one of the most talked-about Super Bowl ads with this weekend’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show?

What do you get when you combine one of the most talked-about Super Bowl ads with this weekend’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show? The answer is PETA’s “PuppyMonkeyBaby” parody video, in which the made-up PuggyMonkeyBaby’s breeder explains, Best in Show–style, how the commercial star was born. “It’s just lots of inbred pugs,” he says. “Because […]