Wildlife  /  

Some progress for protecting animals on Alaska’s national preserves—but not nearly enough

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

The U.S. National Park Service has finalized a rule that bans using bait such as piles of donuts, dog food and meat scraps to attract and subsequently kill brown and black bears on Alaska’s national preserves.

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Equines, Federal Legislation  /  

In a win for animals, U.S. Supreme Court leaves Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act intact

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

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Wildlife  /  

Inside Alaska’s scapegoat killing of grizzly bears

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

Under the guise of conservation, Alaska wildlife officials have recently killed 175 grizzly bears, including at least 20 cubs, as well as 19 wolves and five black bears. The method of choice has largely been to shoot them from helicopters and airplanes.

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Animals in Research, Equines, Farm Animals, Pets & Cruelty, Wildlife, Federal Legislation, State Legislation  /  

A game-changing Taking Action for Animals conference is coming up. Register now.

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

We all make decisions every day that impact animals, from the food we eat to the products we purchase to our entertainment choices. Often, the first step toward changing the world for animals is to recognize the importance of our individual decisions. The very next step is becoming savvy about saving animals through systemic reform, learning how to protect the animals in our larger communities.

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Farm Animals  /  

Breaking: We’re asking the SEC to investigate world's largest meat company's animal welfare promises

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

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Farm Animals, Federal Legislation, State Legislation  /  

USDA Secretary’s support for factory farming cruelty is an insult to animals and voters

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

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Animals in Research, Federal Legislation, In the News  /  

Breaking: Inotiv to pay historic $35 million in case involving thousands of beagles

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

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Farm Animals, Pets & Cruelty, Action Alerts, Federal Legislation  /  

Breaking: Proposed Farm Bill would create a nightmare for animals

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

The Farm Bill, a legislative package the U.S. Congress approves every five years or so to govern agricultural and food programs, has the potential to instill animal welfare and sustainability into food practices for years to come. Instead, the 2024 Farm Bill just approved in the House Agriculture Committee would undo so much progress made for animal welfare, threaten public health and create a nightmare for countless animals.

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Animals in Research, Action Alerts  /  

We’re calling on the FDA to save animals by modernizing drug testing

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

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Pets & Cruelty, In the News  /  

The truth Gov. Noem’s puppy-killing scandal reveals about us all

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

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Pets & Cruelty, Wildlife, State Legislation  /  

Hoosiers, it’s time to hold legislators accountable

The Indiana Humane Scorecard is available for the first time this year, offering a new resource for Indiana voters whose compassion for animals influences which political candidates they support. Holding legislators accountable on animal-welfare issues is critical as we strive to make our voices louder than those who hurt animals for sport or profit.

By uniting behind candidates who understand what is at stake, we can better fight animal cruelty in all forms.

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Farm Animals, Federal Legislation  /  

Help stop ‘fix’ in Farm Bill that would undercut strongest farm animal welfare law in U.S.

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

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