Category Archives

Archive of posts published in the category: The Truth About HSUS

Community Cats… and Dogs

Whether the humane movement learns from this deeply tragic chapter in its history by refusing to allow these organizations to slow the acceptance of a better and brighter future for community dogs remains to be seen.

Rolling Back the Clock

These groups have become lobbyists for animal shelters, rather than lobbyists for the animals those shelters kill.

HSUS and PETA Fight Vital Animal Protection Laws

Animals in Florida, Maryland, Connecticut, and Minnesota To Die

HSUS Celebrates the Killing of Animals

And pays people to eat them.

Frankenstein’s Monster

Ed Sayres, the former president of the ASPCA, has been hired by the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, an industry lobbying group that supports puppy mills and fights animal protection legislation to curtail the abuse and sale of puppy mill dogs. This news is no surprise.

The Shelter HSUS Loves, Redux

Davidson County is still killing 6,000 animals every year. And it is still gassing animals. And this month, several of those animals ended up dumped in the middle of a road where people driving by saw them.

The Myth of Pet Overpopulation (HSUS Edition)

At their national sheltering conference this year, HSUS’ Vice-President for Companion Animals admits that pet overpopulation is a myth.

Is HSUS Changing? And, If So, Into What?

A Look at HSUS’ Embrace of “Open” Adoptions.

AB 2343: A Postmortem

Assembly Member Mike Gatto Pulls Harmful HSUS Bill After Massive Outcry From California Animal Lovers

AB 2343 Amended: More Incompetence from HSUS

When it comes to fundraising, HSUS is happy to celebrate the special bond you and your animal share. But when it comes to legislation, they want to empower shelters with the ability to destroy that relationship. HSUS’ legislation has also lost sight of one of the reasons taxpayer funded shelters exist in the first place: to provide a haven for lost animals and a place where people can go to reclaim them when they become lost.