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WASHINGTON - The Humane Society of the United States announces the winners of the 33nrd annual Genesis Awards. The awards honor news and entertainment media for outstanding reporting and creative portrayals of animal protection issues in 2018. The winners, across the 15 award categories, include...

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Netflix's “The Ivory Game,” Rolling Stone’s “The Dog Factory” and Chicago Tribune’s “The Price of Pork” head the line-up of 18 winners of the 31st Annual Genesis Awards, presented by the Humane Society of the United States. The HSUS’s Genesis Awards recognize outstanding individuals in the major...

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In mid-October, when dolphin-costumed protesters and other demonstrators marched through pouring rain to the Japanese embassy in Washington, D.C., the men in suits out front gave only the slightest sign they noticed. “We’re going to show them that we’re not going away,” said Naomi Rose, senior...

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By Karen E. Lange
Buttercup and Charisse hug each other in the tunnel of their villa at Project Chimps

Other than the pattering of rain on the leaf-strewn ground and an occasional mourning dove call, it’s quiet in this part of Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Then you hear it: low grunting and hooting that rises through the pine trees into a ruckus of screeches and howls. Owls? Coyotes? No, it’s...

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Emily Smith

What do the largest denominations and faiths in the United States say about animals?

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The Humane Society of the United States welcomes nominations of scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of alternative methods in the areas of research, testing or higher education for the Russell and Burch Award. Alternative methods—also known as the Three Rs—are...

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The Humane Society of the United States welcomes nominations of scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of alternative methods in the areas of research, testing, or higher education for the Russell and Burch Award. Alternative methods—also known as the Three Rs—are...

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LOS ANGELES – The Humane Society of the United States announces that its 2019 To the Rescue! Los Angeles Gala will be held on May 4, 2019. Philanthropist Wallis Annenberg, chairman of the board, CEO and president of the Annenberg Foundation, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award and...

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The Humane Society of the United States has bestowed its 2017 Russell and Burch Award to Environmental Protection Agency scientist Robert Kavlock for his contributions to the advancement of alternatives to using animals for toxicity testing.

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The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund present Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., with the Pennsylvania 2019 Legislator of the Year Award for his efforts to help animals in Pennsylvania and beyond by sponsoring the Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act. In...

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The Humane Society of the United States is proud to honor Brad Adams, chief humane agent for the Fayette Regional Humane Society, with a 2020 Humane Law Enforcement Award for his ongoing commitment to protect all animals and educate his community in central Ohio on humane care. Throughout 2020...

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The Humane Society of the United States is proud to honor nine law enforcement entities in Virginia with 2019 Humane Law Enforcement Awards. As part of a multiagency effort, these groups rescued 119 animals from Wilson’s Wild Animal Park, a roadside zoo in Frederick County. The agencies that...

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The Humane Society of the United States is proud to honor Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Emergency Management and Jefferson County Animal Control with 2021 Humane Law Enforcement Awards. Together, these agencies implemented several animal protection policies and programs...

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The Humane Society of the United States is proud to honor three Kentucky law enforcement agencies with 2020 Humane Law Enforcement Awards. As part of a multiagency effort, these groups pursued Kentucky’s first conviction on bestiality charges since passage of a 2019 state law making sexual crimes...

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The Humane Society of the United States is proud to honor Sheriff Mike Roberson with a 2020 Humane Law Enforcement Award. Sheriff Roberson and the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office led a joint effort to shut down a cockfighting operation, rescuing dozens of animals from a gruesome death. In February...

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The Humane Society of the United States is proud to honor Officer Christopher J. Collins with a 2021 Humane Law Enforcement Award. Officer Collins and the Cedar Rapids Police Department led an investigation, leading to charges in an animal neglect case involving an extremely malnourished German...

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Illegal hunting, trapping, and fishing activity threatens the welfare and conservation of native species that are important to our ecosystems and our economy. On July 18, the work of law enforcement officers who are helping combat poaching will be recognized with a presentation at the Massachusetts...

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SCHAUMBURG—The American Veterinary Medical Association has named Amanda Arrington, founder and director of the Pets for Life program of the Humane Society of the United States, the winner of the 2018 AVMA Humane Award. The award is given annually to a non-veterinarian to recognize achievement in...

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