Mon, 11/09/2020 - 22:22

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris head to the White House, they bring with them a proven track record of protecting animals.

In past years, we have worked with both the president- and vice-president-elect to strengthen laws on wildlife, marine mammals, farm animals, and so much more, and we look forward to continue working with them in coming years.

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 19:58

Thu, 10/29/2020 - 17:40

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 18:46

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

Our National Marine Fisheries Service, slow to take action, really shouldn’t need a prompt about the fierce urgency of now when it comes to protecting the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale. Still, a new reminder has come with the tragic sighting last week of a four-year old male badly injured and entangled in fishing lines about two and a half miles off the coast of Sea Bright, New Jersey. 

Statement on wild horse surgical sterilization

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 19:03

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 18:56

Thu, 09/24/2020 - 22:13

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

It was a heartbreaking incident, by any measure. In August, authorities found more than a dozen dogs, mostly French Bulldogs, stranded for three days in their crates inside a warehouse at Chicago's O'Hare airport. They had no food and water and the crates, witnesses say, were caked in feces and urine. One dog had already died, another was seriously sick with parvovirus.

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 17:19

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

An Indiana roadside zoo whose owner’s federal license was revoked for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act, including beating a leopard to death with a baseball bat and swinging monkeys around by their tails, has closed its doors. The animals are being moved to facilities where they will hopefully receive better care.