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  • September 15, 2010

    Hometown Heroes: Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

    "Hometown Heroes" highlights local shelters and grassroots rescue groups who help animals in need around the country

    For the second profile in our series, Jacob Stroman, director of the Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in Belle Chasse, La., talks about the challenges of managing a shelter and a memorable dog named Lazarus.

  • September 4, 2010

    Cape Wildlife Center Safely Weathers Hurricane Earl

    Theresa Barbo, director of the Cape Wildlife Center on Cape Cod, reports that Hurricane Earl passed without incident, except for strong wind gusts.

  • September 3, 2010

    Hurricane Earl Edges Closer to Cape Wildlife Center

    Overhead, low-flung clouds shed the trademark gray patina of a coming storm, as Hurricane Earl heads towards the coast. Staff at the Cape Wildlife Center make final preparations to protect their wildlife patients before the storm hits.

  • September 2, 2010

    Cape Wildlife Center Readies For Hurricane Earl

    While Massachusetts residents are closely watching Hurricane Earl as it heads toward the East Coast, more than 84 small wild animal patients temporarily living at Cape Wildlife Center--a full-time emergency care and wildlife rehabilitation center in Cape Cod, Mass.—have nothing to fear: contingency plans are firmly in place.

  • September 1, 2010

    A Turtle's New Shell

    The Humane Society of the United States / SPCA Wildlife Care Center

    After being run over by a car, a female freshwater turtle was brought into our Wildlife Care Center in South Florida, where Dr. Stefan Harsch performed amazing surgery to save her.

  • September 1, 2010

    It's a Wild Ride in South Florida

    The Humane Society of the United States / SPCA Wildlife Care Center

    Laura Gottlieb, director of development for the SPCA Wildlife Care Center, rides shotgun with Chester Lewis, one of the center's wildlife ambulance drivers.

  • August 23, 2010

    Theresa Barbo, New Cape Wildlife Center Director

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    Theresa Barbo, the newly installed director of The HSUS/Fund for Animals Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, Mass., has long been active in the Cape Cod community and civic circles. Learn more about her varied and distinguished career.

  • August 20, 2010

    Duchess Sanctuary Earns Accreditation from Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

    The HSUS and The Fund for Animals are proud to announce that their Oregon sanctuary for rescued horses, Duchess Sanctuary, has been accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries.

  • August 20, 2010

    From Dirty Laundry to a Bird's Happy Ending

    An osprey who was injured in a violent storm last month has been renested outside her rescuer’s Cape Cod home in a laundry basket.

  • August 18, 2010

    Osprey Family Lands in Laundry Basket

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    When a violent summer storm blew through Cape Cod, an osprey nest with two baby birds was tossed from tree top to the water below. Thanks to quick thinking, one of the babies was saved and a new home was in place the next day.

  • July 20, 2010

    Mr. Fantastic: A Fox Dad Accepts Orphans As Own

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    After successful treatment for severe mange at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Care Center, a fox parent of one adopts two orphans. They were released back into the wild as a family.

  • July 16, 2010

    Theresa Barbo Appointed Director of Cape Wildlife Center

    Theresa M. Barbo has been appointed director of the Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, Mass., one of five animal care centers operated by The HSUS.

  • June 29, 2010

    Volunteer For Animals Affected by Oil Spill

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Designated state volunteer agencies in the Gulf are ramping up to make sure they have a full bank of trained and certified volunteers for deployment at the ready. HSUS volunteers from NDART and WCC are standing by.

  • June 17, 2010

    Memories of Babe

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    A fond farewell to Babe, an African elephant who lived for 14 good years at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch after abuse and neglect before coming to the sanctuary.

  • June 17, 2010

    Babe, Forever In Our Hearts

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    Babe, a most beloved African elephant, lived at our Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch for 14 years after being discarded from a traveling circus. She died Monday surrounded by those who loved her most.

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