Posts tagged "Wayne Pacelle"

HSUS: Lawyers In Cages

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To my understanding, there’s great truth in this video – I know some may comment unkindly about me posting….guess I will find out. . . I was really torn about posting this….and procrastinated for some time. But ultimately I decided to let all of you decide.

Dogs Rescued from House of Horrors in Philadelphia Dog Fighting Bust

Bad news – Post Michael Vick (including all his community chats with Wayne Pacelle at HSUS), the impact has been a RISE in dog fighting in the City of Brotherly Love. Dogs rescued from “House of Horrors” in dog fighting bust Good news – After months of investigation, the Pennsylvania SPCA and Philadelphia police may... Read more »

Michael Vick Is No Hero

Some of my Facebook fans suggested I post (in full) my most recent Tribune Media Services story of January 5 about Michael Vick and my views on President Obama speaking out for Vick, and his yearning to have a family dog. So, here it is. Michael Vick is no hero I understand President Obama’s choice... Read more »

HSUS Auctioned Off Vick's Press Conference Notes. Are There Two Sides to Vick's Plea to Own a Dog?

I know this happened back in 2007, but I believe it’s relevant to today given Michael Vick’s wishes to get a dog, and the position taken by the Humane Society of the United States. Michael Vick The HSUS auctioned notes from Vick’s first big press conference. This is from AP story from September 6, 2007:... Read more »

HSUS Says Vick Is Almost Ready to Have a Dog

So, should Michael Vick get a get dog? Vick said in an interview he thinks getting a dog would help in his rehabilitation. Wayne Pacelle and Michael Vick Wayne Pacelle, president CEO of the Humane Society of the United States has taken Vick under the HSUS wing, traveling to communities to talk about dog fighting.... Read more »

Michael Vick Wants a Dog, No Kidding

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick told NBC and the, he wants a dog. In the interview, it’s noted how often Vick speaks to young people to warn them about dog fighting. The reporter suggested Vick was actually mandated by the court to make these community appearances, which Vick surprisingly denies. Also, community service is... Read more »

See Top Pet Stories 2009

Here are my top twenty pet stories for 2009! It was a wild year….

H$U$ - Is the HSUS More About Fundraising Than Programs?

According to this piece, from a blog calling itself the Center for Consumer Freedom, the Humane Society of the United States isn’t what people may believe. When you give money to the HSUS  your dollars are allegedly going to either legal fees or to help raise more dollars for HSUS, not to help real animals.... Read more »

Merry Christmas Michael Vick

The Philadelphia Eagles announced that teammates voted convicted dogfighter Michael Vick with this year’s Ed Block Courage Award, announced December 23. The Ed Block Courage Award is presented annually to an Eagles player who exemplifies commitment to the principals of sportsmanship and courage. According to press reports Vick’s response, “I’ve had a lot to overcome,... Read more »

Vick and Pacelle, Are They More Than Schtick?

Nathan Winograd isn’t a fan of the HSUS (Humane Society of the United States), to put it mildly. I don’t always agree with Nathan, and I’m not even sure what I think of his views on Michael Vick and Wayne Pacelle’s (HSUS CEO and president) upcoming trip to San Francisco.  On one hand, as I... Read more »