Tag Archives: Humane Society of the United States

Is “Faux Fur” really that fake?

“I love animals and would NEVER wear real fur-  faux fur should be safe, right?” Shockingly… no. There are many reports out there that claim that most garments claiming to be made of “faux fur” actually tested positive for dog fur. In one test, the Humane Society of the United States tested 25 different jackets and of that, 24 of them… Read more »

Dog Auctions

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Dog auctions are a painful and despicable fact of life here in the Midwest, maybe not Iowa as much– but definitely our neighbors to the south. As I am sure you have all realized by now, the importance of educating as many people as I can about animal-related issues is my passion.  Dog auctions are certainly no different. They go… Read more »

Animal Shelter Facts

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Pet overpopulation is a big problem in this country. The simple truth is there are too many homeless dogs (and cats) and not enough FOREVER homes. Having our pets altered(fixed)  is a solid and effective defense. There are very few no-kill shelters in America, so many dogs are euthanized on a daily basis.  Below are a few of the grisly statistics compiled by… Read more »