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600 Cats Were Just Rescued From Becoming Meat

600 Cats Were Just Rescued From Becoming Meat

Over 600 cats were just rescued while being transported to a slaughterhouse in Nanjing, China. On July 31, animal welfare non-profit The Humane Society International and its Chinese partner groups - Vshine Animal Protection Association...
Ricky Gervais Receives Award for Standing Up Against Trophy Hunting

Ricky Gervais Receives Award for Standing Against Trophy Hunting

Vegetarian actor and comedian Ricky Gervais was recently awarded for standing up against trophy hunting by animal protection group The Humane Society International (HSI). The Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning celeb received the first ever "Cecil...
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City Court in South Korea Rules Dog Meat Slaughter Illegal

The city court of Bucheon, South Korea, recently found a local dog meat farmer guilty of unlawful animal slaughter, ruling that meat consumption was not a legal justification to kill dogs. In a country...
California Gets 600,000 Signatures for Landmark Farm Animal Protection Ballot

600,000 Californians Succeed in Placing Historic Farm Animal Protection Legislation on Ballot

In a landmark victory for animals, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has gathered more than 600,000  signatures in California for the Prevent Cruelty California measure, nearly double the 365,000 signatures needed...
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Maryland Could Become the Second State to Ban Puppy Mill Sales

This past weekend, Maryland lawmakers voted in support of a bill to ban puppy and kitten mill animals from all pet stores. The bill, No More Puppy and Kitten Mills Act of 2018, will...
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Humane Society Shuts Down Dog Meat Farm and Rescues 80+ Animals

The Humane Society International (HSI) officially shut down another South Korean dog meat farm, the group reported today. The international organization rescued over eighty dogs, including Beemo, a puppy that was just adopted by...
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Vegan Chef Training Program Puts More Plant-Based Meals in Cafeterias

A new vegan chef training program is paving the way for more plant-based options in cafeterias across the U.S. Led by the Humane Society of the United States’ (HSUS) Senior Director of Food Policy,...

Canadian University Adds Vegan Cooking to Culinary Program

Chefs at Queen's University, Ontario, are now learning how to make plant-based meals, as part of their student reading week. Wanda White is leading this program. She is the Executive Chef of Forward Food, a...

An Open Letter to Ricky Gervais: Why You’d be a Great Vegan

Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais has stated he is donating $20,000 to animal protection organisation The Humane Society. This is one of the many contributions he has made toward similar causes (he also recently...

Humane Society’s Kristie Middleton Shares Her Approach on Encouraging People to Ditch Meat

Following the recent article discussing the relationship between vegans and reductionists, I had the chance to catch up with Kristie Middleton, author of MeatLess: Transform the Way You Eat and Live One Meal at a Time. She shared...

Is Reductionism Anti-Vegan? The Issue With Going ‘Meatless’

Earlier this year Kristie Middleton released MeatLess, a book written to encourage people to cut down on their meat consumption. The book provides tips, tricks and recipes for anyone looking to reduce their intake...