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Animal Hearted Blog — Cruelty-Free

What are the Most Animal-Friendly States in the US? 2

 

Each year, the Animal Legal Defense Fund releases a report ranking the best and worst states for animal welfare in the U.S. These rankings are based on the strength and comprehensiveness of each state’s animal protection laws. The most recent report covers calendar year 2014. Where does...

Harley to the Rescue: An Amazing Puppy Mill Survival Story 2

 

Meet Harley! This precious little Chihuahua spent the first 10 years of his life crammed into a small wire cage as a breeding male in a puppy mill. He somehow managed to survive the terrible living conditions so common in puppy mills…no bed,...

Congress Takes Action Against Animal Cruelty 4

 

H.R. 2293, the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT), was introduced into Congress in May 2015. This bill, if passed, would revise the section of the U.S. Code dealing with crimes and criminal procedures. The bill specifically addresses the horrific act of “animal crushing,” but could...

How to Make Sure Faux Fur is Really Fake 0

 

This cute little guy is a raccoon dog. A raccoon dog is a small, canine species native to some parts of Asia. These social animals are at the center of some intense animal welfare controversies. Raccoon dogs have soft, dense coats and are inhumanely farmed for their...

Celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week 0

 

Did you know that May 3-9 is the 100th anniversary of the American Humane Association’s Be Kind to Animals Week?   It’s a great time for all animal lovers to take a moment and remind everyone about how easy it can be to make a difference...

April is Animal Cruelty Awareness Month 1

 

Have you been seeing a lot of orange ribbons lately? That’s because April is animal cruelty awareness month and an orange ribbon is the symbol. The orange ribbon is called the “animal guardian ribbon” and serves as a reminder that animals need caring people to protect them,...