March 1, 2007
When the executive director of a Florida shelter saw developers moving into a space across the street, she feared for the lives of the gopher tortoises who already lived there. A unique collaboration saved the reptiles from the roaring bulldozers of development.
January 1, 2007
Shelter workers relay stories of their encounters with unusual animals, including goats, emus, and even a wallaby.
November 1, 2006
This new resource produced by the Avian Welfare Coalition, the Animal Protection Institute, and the ASPCA, is really for the birds'and those who care for them.
May 1, 2006
The history of avian influenza is both frightening and fascinating. While the majority of the U.S. population is focused on the worst-case scenario'that the virus will mutate in a way that allows it to spread easily from human to human, causing a global pandemic'those involved in animal protection have reason for concern about even a milder outbreak.
November 1, 2005
The HSUS's urban wildlife program field director, Laura Simon, along with HSUS program coordinator Becca DeWeerdt, operate a wildlife hotline that helps man and beast cohabit an increasingly crowded world.
September 1, 2005
Organizations hoping to improve the human/wildlife relationship in their own areas can start by running a wildlife hotline: the Toronto Wildlife Centre provides advice on setting one up.
July 1, 2004
HSUS Urban Wildlife Program Director John Hadidian considers the role animal shelters might play in humanely resolving conflicts between people and wildlife living in their communities.
January 1, 2003
HSUS Director of Captive Wildlife Protection Richard Farinato discusses the challenges and consequences of caring for and placing reptiles.
November 1, 2001
Volunteer uses profits from sales of wildlife book to benefit shelter animals.
July 1, 2001
Before responding to calls about wild animals, educate yourself and your coworkers about federal, state, and local regulations.