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Accomplishments

The HSUS under Wayne Pacelle’s leadership is effecting ground-breaking change for animals demonstrated by a long list of significant accomplishments.

In The News

Curated posts of news items and mentions of the work of The HSUS and the broader topic of animal welfare.

Personal

Learn more about Wayne Pacelle when he’s outside of the offices of The HSUS.

About Wayne Pacelle

wayne-smWayne Pacelle is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Humane Society of the United States. Since his appointment in 2004, Wayne Pacelle has led the growth of The HSUS in terms of greater visibility and engagement. During his tenure, The HSUS has effected a remarkable range of corporate and policy gains on animal protection issues ranging from animal fighting and anti-cruelty laws to factory farming, puppy mills, and horse protection.

Wayne Pacelle is also a published author. His 2011 book, The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them, was a New York Times bestseller. His 2016 book, The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals, also a New York Times bestseller, describes a revolution in business and government that is changing forever how we treat animals and transact commerce.

Wayne also regularly posts about issues concerning animal welfare  and the work of The HSUS on his “A Humane Nation” blog.

Appearances

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Conversations

Balcombe reviews Berns: A shared focus on animal sentience and writing
11 Sep 11:35 am

Jonathan Balcombe, an editor of the online journal, Animal Sentience, and author of the New York Times...

Greg Berns interview: A neuroscientist on the canine brain and animal sentience
21 Aug 12:46 pm

Emory University neuroscientist Gregory Berns has done something remarkable with his pioneering MRI studies of the brain...

Bill Richardson Q&A: Former governor fights for animals
31 May 08:06 am

In the wake of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) striking an agreement with The HSUS yesterday...

Ralph Nader Interview
8 May 09:04 am

I’d always wondered where Ralph Nader, the legendary consumer and political advocate, stood on animal issues, and...

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