San Diego Humane Adopts Out 84 Cockatiels Rescued from Hoarding Situation

Back in January, the San Diego Humane Society took part in a large-scale rescue operation of 84 cockatiels from a one-bedroom apartment.  The rescue made the news and many interested adopters began contacting San Diego Humane about the birds. The cockatiels spent several weeks at the Humane Society receiving lots of TLC and were ready … Continue reading San Diego Humane Adopts Out 84 Cockatiels Rescued from Hoarding Situation

FDA Warns of Dangers to Pets from Secondhand–and Thirdhand–Smoke

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released a report detailing the many dangers of second- and thirdhand smoke to our dogs, cats, and other pets. You may know that secondhand smoke is when someone other than the smoker inhales tobacco smoke. But did you know that so-called thirdhand smoke is a particular danger to … Continue reading FDA Warns of Dangers to Pets from Secondhand–and Thirdhand–Smoke

Hope for Animals: New Animal Protection Legislation in U.S. States

The Humane Society of the United States has summarized some positive animal welfare news on its blog, A Humane Nation. Several U.S. states have passed some encouraging animal protection legislation this year…a bit of good news for all of the animals who live among us. Massachusetts: 78% of voters approved an anti-factory farming ballot measure … Continue reading Hope for Animals: New Animal Protection Legislation in U.S. States