The Humane Society of the United States is accusing a hen processing plant in southern Minnesota of animal cruelty for allegedly drowning conscious hens in scalding hot water and performing other inhumane procedures.
Gracie Kermisch is unlike many kids. When most kids celebrate a birthday, they want presents. When Gracie Kermisch celebrated her birthday, she asked for presents for animals. “Instead of getting presents, I wanted to give money to the [Animal] Humane Society when people come to my party,” Gracie said.
Officials say they’ve begun the adoption process for seven puppies found cold and wet in a storage bin on the side of a street in Mason City. The Humane Society of North Iowa says a good Samaritan brought the puppies to a shelter managed by the Humane Society on Dec. 5.
About 200 animals that were rescued from a breeding facility in northern Minnesota will go up for adoption in the Twin Cities on Saturday. “We’re gonna have a mad rush at our shelters tomorrow,” said Kathie Johnson with the Animal Humane Society.
A new trend has some cities across the U.S. changing the way pet stores do business.
Less than three weeks before Minnesota’s first-ever wolf hunt, there is a last-ditch effort to protect the animals from hunters and trappers.
The people of Northfield honored a hometown hero Thursday. Maggie Lee, 91, had worked at the local newspaper – the Northfield News — for more than 65 years.
Costco Wholesale Corp. on Tuesday joined a growing list of retailers and restaurants in asking suppliers to phase out the use of small pens for pregnant sows, as an animal welfare group prepared to release an undercover video showing conditions at one of its suppliers.
Meet Tula, a 1-year-old mix whom authorities rescued from hoarders, who kept her and more than 100 other dogs in filthy trailers.
The Humane Society of the United States says it’s under attack by a new group that’s trying to starve it of funding by urging donors to send money to local animal shelters instead.
Animal shelters across Wisconsin say the economy is also taking a toll on pets.
A pit bull puppy stolen from a St. Cloud animal shelter has been found and returned to the shelter.
A south-central Minnesota animal shelter is dealing with 20 sick cats that were abandoned outside its front door.
Pound for pound, the Capital Area Humane Society in Hilliard, Ohio is offering an irresistible deal.
A bill at the Capitol would make it illegal to go undercover and investigate puppy mills. Animal rights activists say the bill, which has been introduced in the House and Senate, would protect animal abuse and take away freedom of speech.