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  • U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy
    Caroline Kennedy ‘deeply concerned by inhumannness of’ Taiji annual dolphin hunt
    Caroline Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Japan and daughter of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, has made public via her Twitter page her feelings over the annual killing of dolphins at Taiji Cove, stating, "(I am) deeply concerned by...
  • A 9 week old kitten
    Humane officer executes five kittens while horrified children watch
    North Ridgeville, Ohio -- While four young children screamed and cried in horror, “humane” officer Barry Accorti ruthlessly shot and killed five helpless kittens in their backyard Monday. What flagrant offense did the kittens commit to...
  • Antelope roundup 2011
    Roundup Begins in Nevada and so do wild horse deaths
    Picture above is from 2011 Antelope Complex roundupYesterday the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) began to remove horses from the Antelope Complex in eastern Nevada.The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) released an "eyewitness...
  • Dog wait in shelter after animal hoarding incident
    Incident of dog cruelty reminds others to value their pets
    Today The Virginian Pilot reported deputies found a home in Morganton, NC to be hoarding 105 dogs and puppies. The deputies visited the home to post a notice stating the animals were not in compliance with rabies regulations. But upon visiting the...
  • The meeting that wasn't
    Still No Justice for Parrots in Ohio
    “Miami County Humane Society will NOT be meeting here tonite!” read a sign in front of the Hayner Cultural center in Troy, Ohio. Some of the people greeted by the sign were bird lovers who had traveled up to two hours to have questions...
  • Albatross chick deformed
    Lead removal action will protect albatross chicks from cruel death
    This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its intent to begin cleaning up toxic, lead-based paint at federal facilities on Midway Atoll that kills up to 10,000 Laysan albatross chicks each year and also threatens the endangered...
  • Prairie dog and baby
    Conservationists clash with Albuquerque airport over poisoning of prairie dogs
    On Monday, a plea for support was sent out by Albuquerque based Prairie Dog Pals of New Mexico, in the effort to prevent more prairie dog poisoning at Sunport International Airport.The lethal action was taken in response to an FAA directive that...
  • Prong Collar
    Are prong collars, choke chains and shock collars humane?
    The use of prong collars, choke chains, and shock collars (e-collars) on dogs is a very inflammatory issue. While stores are selling fewer and fewer of these tools it seems everytime I go to a street fair or dog park these tools are equipped on...
  • Kitai full of Hope
    Abandonment Issues: Off the Streets
    Kentucky has abandonment issues. There is no law for those found who have abandoned their pets. People do it all to often. For whatever reason, people leave their animals behind and let someone else clean up the mess. And a mess it has become. ...
  • Overloaded cages stacked inside a utility room next to a water heater with chairs piled against it.
    Robeson County Animal Shelter walk of shame continues!
    With the resignation of shelter manager, Jeff Bass, one would think that conditions would begin to improve at the Robeson County Animal Shelter currently pending a lawsuit for animal cruelty; but apparently not! New pictures taken today show that...