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  • Deceptive Fundraising

    HSUS raises millions of dollars from American animal lovers through manipulative advertising but doesn’t run a single pet shelter, and isn’t affiliated with any pet or local humane societies.

  • Pension Plan

    HSUS puts more into its pension plan than it gives to pet shelters.

  • Dogfighter Michael Vick

    HSUS CEO Wayne Pacelle endorsed Michael Vick getting another dog, after HSUS got $50,000 from Vick’s employer.

  • Donors Feel Wronged

    A poll of self-identified HSUS donors found 80 percent thought HSUS “misleads people” about its connections to pet shelters.

  • Vegan Animal-Rights Agenda

    An HSUS vice president stated that HSUS’s political goal is to “get rid of the entire [animal agriculture] industry.”

  • Bribery Settlement

    HSUS paid nearly $6 million to settle a racketeering and bribery lawsuit after it was caught secretively paying a witness who lied under oath.

  • Terrorism

    HSUS’s senior management includes those who have voiced support for the terroristic acts of the Animal Liberation Front.

  • Grade: D

    CharityWatch has issued several “D” ratings for HSUS in recent years over the group’s wasteful spending practices.

  • Zero Pet Shelters

    HSUS doesn’t run a single pet shelter — anywhere.

  • $100 Million in the Caribbean

    Financial filings show that HSUS has stuffed away over $100 million in Caribbean “investments”—far away from helping needy pets.

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