All posts tagged Humane Society Of The United States

Thomas Ponce, 15-year-old activist & founder of Lobby For Animals

Thomas Ponce—the 15-year-old activist and founder (at age 12) of Florida-based Lobby For Animals—recalls the circumstances that triggered his precocious interest in animal activism, as well as how hearing about the importance of lobbying at an animal rights conference in Washington, DC inspired his focus on that action. Read more…

Kevin Fulton, owner of Fulton Farms

Kevin Fulton—the owner and operator or Fulton Farms, a 2800-acre organic farming and grazing operation in central Nebraska—discusses his unusual background and career path, starting with growing up on the farm and helping his veterinarian father on his calls, and later getting a master’s degree in exercise physiology and working as a college strength and conditioning coach. Read more…

Wayne Pacelle, President & CEO of The Humane Society of The United States–and author

Wayne Pacelle–The President & CEO of The Humane Society Of The United States (HSUS), the country’s largest animal protection organization, with upwards of 11 million members–discusses his new book, “The Bond: Our Kinship With Animals, Our Call To Defend Them.”  Read more…

John Hoyt–President emeritus of the Humane Society Of The United States

John Hoyt, the president emeritus of the Humane Society Of The United States–he was president and/or CEO of the organization from 1970 to 1996–discusses his own history (he was a minister before taking over leadership of HSUS), the structural and philosophical changes he implemented & the reasons for them, the animal protection issues he felt most personally passionate about, his observations of the way the animal welfare landscape shifted during his tenure and since, and more. [www.HSUS.org.] Read more…