Humane Society of the United States

  • Dining

    May 23, 2013

    Behind the Scenes of the "Ag-Gag" War

    The death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists rages on.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    15 Food Statistics That Should Make You Cry

    2 million: Dogs and cats abused and killed by the international fur industry each year -- including by the Burlington Coat Factory, which used to sell "Mongolian Dog Fur" that was made from domesticated dogs. Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).24: Number of cats it takes to make a fur coat i ... More >>

  • News

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Battle Heats Up Over Factory-Farmed Food

    ​This week's feature story, "Down on the Farm," chronicles an increasingly heated national battle over "factory-farmed" food. On one side: a phalanx of corporation- and family-owned farms across the country. On the other: the Washington, D.C.-based Humane Society of the United States.Caught in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Got Milk? Got Ethics? Got A Barf Bag? Then Get Ready For This

    ABC News Nightline aired an exposé on the dairy industry last night that should outrage any human being with feelings. "Got Milk? Got Ethics? Animal Rights v. U.S. Dairy Industry," written by Brian Ross and Anna Schecter, included a video made inside a huge New York farm, Willet Dairy, milk from wh ... More >>

  • News

    May 21, 2009

    Dog Fight

    Pit bull ban, what pit bull ban?

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    D'Artagnan Fed Public Deceptive Foie Gras Claims, Now Has To Eat Its Words

    National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus earlier this week recommended that D'Artagnan Inc. discontinue certain advertising claims regarding its' Artisan foie gras -- specifically that "the liver is not diseased, simply enlarged", and that the animals are hand-ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2007

    Miami: Not So Animal Friendly

    Last week, I nearly stopped breathing when I took my cat, Luna, to the vet and the receptionist told me the bill. “$340,” she said, casually. I sighed inwardly and pulled out the plastic. You do what you gotta do for your pets. Later that night – not having learned my lesson about taking on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2007

    Have it Your Way ... or Not

    It is certainly good news that Miami-based Burger King announced this week that the company will begin buying eggs and pork from suppliers that don't confine their animals in crates and pens. PETA has declared a victory, as has the Humane Society of the United States. According to the New York Time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2006

    In Da Dog House

    Woof. Bad dog. In a report issued today, the Humane Society of the United States says a fur collar on a jacket sold by Miami resident Sean "Diddy" Combs's "Sean John" clothing line is that of a dog. The HSUS tested the fur on a Sean John Hooded Snorkel Jacket, available at Macy's. The outer ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of June 15, 2006

    "Anger, ignorance, and revenge have returned to prominence

  • News

    January 26, 2006

    Death by the Pound

    Hidden from the public and cloaked in euphemism, regulated execution of dogs and cats is a routine horror. Can a new animal services director make a difference?

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Pet Dumb

    County cops ripped off kitties and doggies, auditors say

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2005
  • Calendar

    September 1, 2005
  • News

    October 7, 2004

    The Bitch

    Definitive Gaze

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2004

    Duck, Duck, Loose

    Fowl hit the water for big bucks

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Puppy Dog Tales

    Ever hear of coccidia, giardia, or kennel cough? Buy a dog from a pet store and you will.

  • News

    May 8, 1997
  • News

    April 24, 1997

    Flipper's Revenge

    They're cute. They're cuddly. They're smart. And as the fiasco at Sugarloaf Key shows, they make humans do crazy things.

  • News

    July 18, 1996

    And You Thought Hot Flashes Were Bad

    A nationwide estrogen study has animal-welfare activists pissed off about the collection of horse urine

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Get Shorty

    A stubby-legged feline fad has the fur flying between entrepreneurial cat fanciers and animal-welfare activists

  • News

    October 13, 1993

    Life's a Bitch

    A Miami veternarian's assistant goes out of his way to rescue the greyhound industry's castoffs from the needle of death