A view of the year 2013 for the Humane Society of the US, written by board member Cathy Kangas, was publish Tuesday on the Huffington Post website.
While the list Kangas features contains a number of important facts, some of the information really deserves highlights.
The public also became aware of the American Kennel Club’s ties with the puppy mill industry.
The HSUS also successfully advocated for passage of amendments to the House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations bills to defund horse slaughter inspections, which if retained in the final FY 2014 spending bill, will restore the ban on horse slaughter in the U.S.
The HSUS won a big victory in securing an amendment to the farm bill that makes it a federal crime to attend an animal fight.
Let’s hope we see a huge range of success in the area of animal welfare in 2014.PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion - teamed with Science and Logic