April 11, 2021

Petlands puppy cruelty

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By Alicia Graef From Care2 US: Investigation puts Petland back in the spotlight for cruelty to puppies Petland is back in the spotlight yet again thanks to an undercover investigation that has exposed its troubling treatment of puppies, and highlights some of the many problems with buying dogs from pet stores. With 80 locations, Petland is  […]

8 unexpected holiday dangers to pets and wildlife

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By: Natalia Lima From Care2 Once Thanksgiving is crossed off the calendar, it is time to deck the halls in anticipation of the holidays — but getting in the spirit of the season could unintentionally harm pets. From Christmas trees to guests’ thoughtful gifts, these are some of the hidden dangers to watch out for […]

HSUS sends $26M to Caribbean [mainly Cayman Islands], but little to pet shelters

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From Humane Watch The deceptively named Humane Society of the United States only spends 1% of its budget on grants to help local organizations care for pets. But HSUS can afford to send $26 million—the equivalent of 20% of its budget—to offshore hedge funds. It’s a case of putting tax shelters ahead of pet shelters, […]

HSUS has quietly sent $26M to the Caribbean [mainly Cayman accounts]

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From Humanewatch.org A sharp-eyed reader pointed us to something buried in HSUS’s latest tax return, covering the year 2012. On page 32, HSUS states that it made an “investment” total $25.7 million in the “Central American and the Caribbean” region. We went back to HSUS’s 2009, 2010, and 2011 tax returns. There were no reported […]