Creating a humane legacy for animals

“Raising awareness and improving lives for animals is my passion,” says Karen, a longtime HSUS supporter, “and I feel the HSUS is best positioned to continue to move the animal welfare movement forward.” Photo by James McEntee/AP Images for the HSUS

Just about every one of us who comes into this work has the same question in mind: “What can I do to make a difference?” In the end it’s something that we each have to answer for ourselves. But there is no shortage of good . . . 

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USFWS director says federal protections for wolves will be removed by end of year

Aurelia Skipwith told the Associated Press in an interview this week that her agency is “working hard” to lift federal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states by the end of this year. Photo by David Osborn/Alamy Stock Photo

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the federal agency tasked with protecting American wildlife, is getting closer to allowing trophy hunters and cattle ranchers to open season on the gray wolf, one of our nation’s most iconic—as well as most persecuted—animals. USFWS director Aurelia Skipwith . . . 

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Historic First: Taiwan FDA Drops Animal Tests for Health Marketing Claim for Foods After PETA Pressure

Following pressure from PETA—which included the submission of a detailed scientific critique at the agency’s request—the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration made a groundbreaking announcement that it has removed animal-testing recommendations and requirements from its draft regulation for companies wanting to make anti-fatigue health claims about their food and beverage products and will instead now… Read more »

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