Shaming Those Who Embrace Trophy Hunting

Humane Talk (10-10-2016) #8064: Wayne Pacelle discusses trophy hunting and shaming those who embrace it –– like the Trump sons, Eric & Donald, Jr. who recently bragged about their exploits on safari. Tracie says that anyone engaging in the willful slaughter of precious and endangered species is committing “social pornography”; Wayne says that “ethical consistency […]

Changing Ideas About Animal Entertainment

Humane Talk (07-04-2016) #8060: Wayne Pacelle continues the conversation from his book THE HUMANE ECONOMY: ANIMAL PROTECTION 2.0 – HOW INNOVATORS AND ENLIGHTENED CONSUMERS ARE TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF ANIMALS. He discusses the “Now That’s Entertainment” chapter and changes in ideas of what is acceptable to do with animals and improvements in ideology about elephants […]

Wayne Pacelle’s The Humane Economy

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (06-04-2016) #475: Wayne Pacelle talks about how we are all positively affecting change for animals and the planet as explained in his new book THE HUMANE ECONOMY: ANIMAL PROTECTION 2.0 – HOW INNOVATORS AND ENLIGHTENED CONSUMERS ARE TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF ANIMALS; Amelia Smith is still in prep school but […]

Humane Talk #8044 (02-02-2015)

Humane Talk (02-02-2015) #8044: Do you think about cruelty-free products? Was the shampoo you use tested on animals? Did your toothpaste or lipstick cause suffering for animals in labs? We’ve made great progress in phasing out animal tests for many products, but several companies have backslid on their cruelty-free pledges; Wayne talks about touring farms […]

Humane Talk #8041 (12-15-2014)

Humane Talk (12-15-2014) #8041: Wayne talks about an HSUS undercover investigation at a Tennessee Walking Horse show barn, depicting horses having caustic chemicals applied to their legs as well as being whipped, kicked, and hit in the face. The public awareness and criminal indictments that followed were in 2012, when this interview was recorded; Tracie […]

Humane Talk #8038 (11-24-2014)

Humane Talk (11-24-2014) #8038: Wayne explains how the HSUS works in cooperation with law enforcement officials  to help rescue pets, crack down on animal fighting, and protect wildlife;  find out how you can go to school for animals at Humane Society University, with classes online and in Washington, D.C. The university has a wide range […]

Humane Talk #8034 (11-10-2014)

Humane Talk (11-10-2014) #8034: Wayne talks dogs in the small Asian nation of Bhutan and an ongoing project where Humane Society International is helping street dogs and communities by sterilizing tens of thousands of free-roaming dogs; Tracie and Wayne discuss how competitive racing is a dangerous game for horses that leads to the injury and […]

Humane Talk #8032 (8-04-2014)

Humane Talk (8-04-2014) #8032: McDonald’s is taking action to move toward ending the use of gestation crates for breeding pigs — which is pretty great news for those pigs who become part of an Egg McMuffin! More and more restaurant chains, pork producers, and food service companies are making similar announcements to phase out this […]

Humane Talk #8028 (7-07-2014)

Humane Talk (7-07-2014) #8028 (EP 34 & 35): Large constrictor snakes are dangerous as pets! Wayne discusses stopping the pet trade in large constrictor snakes for animal welfare and public safety because invasive Burmese pythons are killing native animals in Florida, while pythons and other large constrictors kept as pets have killed several people. Wayne […]

Humane Talk #8026 (6-23-2014)

Humane Talk (6-23-2014) #8026: (Episodes 32 & 33): Wayne Pacelle talks about Operation Cyberwild, an intriguing investigation that found products made from tiger skin, elephant skin, and other wildlife parts being sold online. HSUS volunteers helped federal officials uncover this illegal trafficking. In the second part of the show, Wayne explains why The HSUS gave […]