Tag Archives: HSUS

Pets For Life: Leading the way in Community Outreach

Community Outreach is all the rage these days. From the SPCA of Texas to Paul Quinn College and even Dallas Dogrrr, everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. But what is community outreach and where did it begin? Pets For Life, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Learning Opportunities in Animal Welfare

I know I haven’t written much lately – just been too busy.  But I need to make time, and there are a number of great educational/training events coming up you need to know about, so here goes – Next week … Continue reading

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Federal Court Refuses to Block New Texas Puppy Mill Law

Breaking news from HSUS:  A federal court in Austin Texas heard arguments and then rejected a motion by certain disgruntled commercial dog breeders to block the state’s new puppy mill law from going into effect. The Humane Society of the … Continue reading

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HSUS launches “Rescue Central” an online resource for rescue groups

Last week the Humane Society of the United States launched a brand-new resource, Rescue Central, a division of AnimalSheltering.org.  The new site is designed to provide all the information rescue groups need to run the most effective and humane rescue … Continue reading

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The last of the dogs from Spindeltop Refuge headed home

It’s over.  The Montgomery County Police Reporter has the story here.  After one final push to get all the dogs out of the temporary shelter and into rescues, the final dog left the shelter this afternoon.  Many thanks to Montgomery … Continue reading

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Red Rover volunteer disaster response training Saturday in Waco

Make no mistake, man-made disasters like puppy mills and hoarders are every bit as serious as hurricanes and wildfires – the only difference is they are man-made. And like natural disasters, they required a cadre of trained volunteers willing to … Continue reading

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300 Spindletop dogs saved from "living hell" will be returned to rescuers

At least 50 rescue groups and a number of individual rescuers gathered in Conroe, Texas, this morning to attend the custody hearing for 300 dogs seized earlier this week from Spindletop Refuge in Wills, Texas. Prosecutors, law enforcement, the Judge, … Continue reading

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Texas ranks 25th in HSUS' Humane States Ranking

The Humane Society of the United States has released its third annual “Humane State Ranking,”and Texas comes in #25 out of 51.  That’s way up from last year’s 36th place ranking, thanks to recently enacted laws aimed a shutting down … Continue reading

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Where does Texas stand in HSUS' just-released Humane State Rankings?

The Humane Society of the United States has released its third annual “Humane State Ranking,” a comprehensive report rating all 50 states and Washington, D.C. on a wide range of animal protection laws, including animal cruelty codes, equine protection standards, … Continue reading

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Rescued Tigers safe at Black Beauty Ranch; THLN meeting there Saturday

On Wednesday, in a small town southeast of Jackson, Mississippi, a team of experienced wildlife rescuers from the Humane Society of the United States, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, and Carolina Tiger Rescue gathered to rescue eleven … Continue reading

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