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Kitty Block

Kitty Block is the acting president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States. Subscribe to Kitty Block’s daily updates on the animal welfare world and the work of the Humane Society of the United States at blog.humanesociety.org/subscribe.

Content by Kitty Block

  • Magazine Article

    Extending our reach

    Three years ago, the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International embarked on an important campaign in South Korea, the only nation in the world where dogs are raised on commercial farms to be slaughtered for their meat. There are thousands of such farms and millions of dogs trapped in them. But we’ve helped to transition a number of farmers to humane livelihoods and relocated their dogs for adoption. So far, we’ve closed down 11 dog meat farms and rescued more than 1,200 animals.

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