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Humane Society says video shows farm conditions legislation would correctupdated: Thu Apr 12 2012 22:21:00

The Humane Society of the United States released Thursday what it says is video showing gruesome images of many dead chickens -- and in some cases, mummified chicken carcasses -- at a farm in southeastern Pennsylvania.

CNNMoney: McDonald's phasing out tiny cages for pigsupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 11:14:00

McDonald's said it will get its pork suppliers to phase out the use of immobilizing cages for pregnant pigs, a move that was applauded by the Humane Society of the United States, but not the pork industry.

Livestock industry wins Supreme Court appeal updated: Tue Jan 24 2012 11:05:00

A state law mandating "humane treatment" of downed livestock headed for the slaughterhouse was unanimously overturned Monday by the Supreme Court.

Ohio governor signs executive order on dangerous animalsupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 18:58:00

Ohio's governor on Friday signed an executive order covering ownership of dangerous wild animals, which will strengthen enforcement of existing laws, and said he will push for tighter regulations through legislation.

Humane Society doesn't fault Ohio authorities in animal deathsupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 00:15:00

The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday it does not fault authorities in Ohio for using lethal force against exotic animals running loose.

Keep your dog from humping the guests updated: Fri Oct 14 2011 08:43:00

Lulu and I have fostered our share of dogs over the years. It's always fun to watch her teach shy and withdrawn pooches to cuddle or play keep-away. But I must admit that Lulu also has humped a few foster dogs in her day, even though she was spayed as a puppy.

The top 10 pet-owner mistakesupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 10:46:00

Avoid common errors, and keep your four-legged pal healthy and well-behaved.

Tips for training a well-mannered dogupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 14:18:00

When I hosted a book club meeting a few months ago, my dog Lulu stayed upstairs in her crate. As guests arrived, they asked if she could join the group but I politely declined. Lulu can get overly excited around guests; a house full of people toting plates of cheese and other goodies could lead to doggie-induced chaos.

Michael Vick backs bill targeting dog fight spectatorsupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 15:57:00

From one-time participant to present-day activist against the illegal sport of animal fighting, Michael Vick came to Capitol Hill Tuesday in support of legislation that would criminalize spectators and others who organize the fighting.

Vick to go to Capitol Hill to support crackdown on dog fightingupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 14:55:00

Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Michael Vick is scheduled to pledge his support Tuesday for new legislation to crack down on supporters of dog fighting.

Maintaining peace between dogs and kidsupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 08:45:00

Recently my inbox has been flooded with news of one awful attack after another from various breeds, particularly pit bulls.

Feds offer reward after endangered whooping cranes shotupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 10:38:00

Federal authorities have offered a reward for information in the case of three endangered whooping cranes found shot to death in southwestern Georgia.

Humane Society accuses top turkey hatchery of abuseupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 22:40:00

Undercover video shot at one of the nation's largest turkey producers shows what an animal rights group calls cruel and inhumane treatment of birds.

Vick to speak to high school students about dogfightingupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 06:10:00

Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Michael Vick will join the Humane Society of the United States in speaking about the horrors of dogfighting with students of two high schools in New Haven, Connecticut, on Tuesday.

How to deal with nuisance neighborsupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 09:36:00

Here are some no-fail strategies for handling eight types of annoying Joneses next door.

Louisiana cleanup crews trampled pelican nests, official saysupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 09:55:00

Crews cleaning up the oil in one Louisiana parish have trampled the nests and eggs of birds including the brown pelican, which came off the endangered species list last year, the head of the parish said Wednesday.

End horror of horses led to slaughterupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 21:07:00

It's racing season in America! The Kentucky Derby is this weekend. Then it's the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes. Get out the fancy party hats and pop the champagne!

Thoroughbreds racing to their death?updated: Fri Apr 30 2010 21:07:00

Jane Velez-Mitchell says the racing industry should stop thousands of thoroughbreds from being slaughtered for meat.

People.com: Ellen DeGeneres Comic Book to Benefit Humane Societyupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 10:50:00

The new illustrated biography touches on the comedian's love of animals

Cops, kids attend cockfight, Humane Society saysupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 21:10:00

Two roosters tear at each other in a fenced ring in a recent match in Kentucky.

Preparing Rover for Junior's arrivalupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 09:17:00

When Lydia Newscomb bought her Rottweiler, Reggie, five years ago, she knew she eventually wanted to have a baby. "I thought he'd protect the family," she says.

Mixing babes and beastsupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 09:17:00

CNN's Susan Hendricks reports on how to bring baby into a house with a pet.

People.com: Jessica Simpson's Coyote Nightmare: Common and Preventableupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 11:15:00

Experts say there are steps people can take to keep their pets safe

Polo needs drug testing for horses, Humane Society saysupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 13:19:00

The sport of polo needs new oversight to protect its prized horses, the nation's largest animal protection organization said after reports that a pharmacy's mistake with medication may have killed 21 animals.

Pharmacy error killed 21 horsesupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 13:19:00

A pharmacy acknowledges it incorrectly prepared medication used to treat the 21 polo horses that died. WESH reports.

Even horses affectedupdated: Sun Mar 22 2009 14:46:00

The recession is taking a toll on horses and their struggling owners. CNN's Kara Finnstrom reports.

Economy causing horse crisis: People 'giving up their animals'updated: Sun Mar 22 2009 14:46:00

The sound of pounding hooves thunders in the high desert air. A cloud of dust marks the trail of a herd of wild horses as they race across the arid plain. This is Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue, a shelter for wild mustangs and unwanted horses near Lancaster, California.

House says 'no' to pet primatesupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 22:23:00

In the wake of a highly publicized chimpanzee attack, the U.S. House made its first official move to ban humans from owning primates as pets.

Official: Even chimps in tutus can be viciousupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 12:17:00

Images of chimpanzees on television or in the movies depict cute, cuddly and smart animals. So it's no wonder that some people, perhaps those with exotic tastes, may seek them out as pets.

Chimp sanctuaryupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 12:17:00

CNN's John Zarrella visits the Save the Chimps facility in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Time.com: Putting Animal Cruelty on the Ballotupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 13:00:00

TIME talks to Humane Society president Wayne Pacelle about eating meat, factory farming and California's Proposition 2

Make sure your pet enjoys your vacation, tooupdated: Thu Oct 16 2008 15:41:00

Worried about how Fido will fare while you're away? Do some research to minimize the stress of leaving your pet in someone else's care.

Lawmaker: Nation's food system is collapsingupdated: Mon May 19 2008 22:16:00

On a ranch nestled in the high plains of northeastern Colorado, thousands of cattle are being fattened up and prepared for slaughter.

Time.com: Losing Horses Killed in Puerto Ricoupdated: Fri May 16 2008 20:25:00

For thoroughbreds in this U.S. Caribbean territory, being fast enough to win, place or show is a matter of life and death

'Downer' cows entered food supply, company admitsupdated: Wed Mar 12 2008 16:18:00

In his first public testimony since his company's product became the subject of the largest meat recall in U.S. history, the president of Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. acknowledged Wednesday that at least two "downer" cows depicted in hidden-camera videos appeared to have entered the U.S. food supply.

Stray cat bounty?updated: Wed Mar 12 2008 12:34:00

An Iowa town considers putting a bounty on stray cats. Affiliate KPTM reports.

Dead birdie lands golf star in the dockupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 06:44:00

American professional Tripp Isenhour is in hot water after killing a hawk during filming for a television show.

USDA could install cameras in slaughterhousesupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 16:50:00

Cameras could be placed in about 800 U.S. slaughterhouses to watch for improper procedures and inhumane handling of cattle, a federal official said Thursday.

Video of workers abusing cows raises food safety questionsupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 09:55:00

The Humane Society of the United States released a video Wednesday it says shows mistreatment of "downed" cows at a California slaughterhouse -- and one lawmaker said it raises questions about the safety of the nation's food supply.

Woman jailed for cooking tiger carcassupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 08:10:00

A Vietnamese woman caught cooking a tiger carcass was sentenced to two and a half years in jail, state media reported Thursday.

Time.com: A Personality Test for Petsupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 14:10:00

Do you want a dog who's a "couch potato" or a "free spirit"? A growing number of animal shelters are using tests to match prospective owners with just the right pet

People.com: Pet Store Catering to Britney, Paris Closed Downupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 09:42:00

Pets of Bel Air, a high-end store frequented by celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Britney Spears, was closed down Tuesday by Los Angeles officials for operating without a license.

Time.com: Shooting Deer for the Homelessupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 18:00:00

A growing number of hunters are donating a portion of their game to charities like Hunters for the Hungry. Who could complain? Animal rights activists, that's who

Saving animals from wildfiresupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 05:33:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on Californians finding refuge for thousands of animals threatened by wildfires.

Rescuers race flames to save pets, livestockupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 05:33:00

In San Diego County, officials are racing, literally, to save pets and livestock left behind by hundreds of thousands of residents fleeing the raging wildfires.

Trouble's $12M trust fund part of new legal trendupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 22:31:00

Leona Helmsley's decision to leave $12 million to her dog so it could live out its life in luxury proved once and for all that she was not one of the little people.

One lucky dogupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 22:31:00

One lucky dog

Humane Society: 'Faux fur' often animal hairupdated: Wed Feb 07 2007 15:59:00

Many fur or fur-trimmed jackets sold in the United States as having "faux fur" -- or not labeled at all -- are actually made, at least in part, from dog fur, the Humane Society of the United States said at a Capitol Hill news conference Wednesday.

Finding homes for the unwantedupdated: Fri Mar 10 2006 09:32:00

While pets across America cuddle in their owners' laps, sleep at the foot of a bed or fetch a ball in the backyard, countless others have no such comforts.

Pet rescuers race against timeupdated: Thu Sep 08 2005 16:15:00

On the flooded streets of New Orleans you can hear the dogs barking for miles. They are trapped -- in houses, on roofs, tied to porches. They are frightened and hungry.

CNNMoney: Ford turns attention to real mustangsupdated: Wed Jun 01 2005 07:38:00

Ford Motor Company announced that it will provide aid to help save about 2,000 wild mustangs.

CNNMoney: The latest in plastic perksupdated: Tue Nov 23 2004 10:52:00

The average American consumer is expected to spend more than $700 this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.

CNNMoney: Pet care costsupdated: Wed Jul 14 2004 13:57:00

Between massages, yoga classes, daycare, hotels and gourmet meals...pets (yes pets!) are more pampered than ever.

Mass seal hunt sparks outrageupdated: Mon Apr 12 2004 07:47:00

Canada is once again at the center of an environmental row as it begins the largest seal hunt in more than half a century.

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