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Our favorite reporter, Randall, went "on the prowl" this weekend to report live from the 27th annual Humane Society of the United States Genesis Awards Benefit. Celebrities gathered at the Beverly Hilton to celebrate animal advocacy in the news and entertainment industry, and also to honor Ke$ha, this year's recipient of the prestigious Wyler Award. Randall got a chance to chat with the animal-loving celebs before they headed into the gala on the red carpet. See what Ke$ha, Moby, Wendie Malick, Michael Vartan, Pauley Perrette and the dog from "Modern Family" had to say about being at the fur-abulous event!...

2012 Humane State Rankings

The Humane Society of the United States has released their annual Humane State Ranking. The list takes a look at which states are doing the most to protect their animals. The report and ranking of the 50 states (and Washington, D.C.) is based on the animal protection laws in place in each state and different animal protection…

James_Seattle, Flickr Cute Pet Name: Dan Location: Kirkland, Wash. Age: 2.5 years Dog Breed: Boston terrier Favorite Toy: A multicolored racquetball. Favorite Treat: Anything! Likes: Car rides, rolling around in grass and playing tug-of-war. Dislikes: Any television show with animals -- except if the show has other Boston terriers. Fun Fact: Dan was a rescue from the Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue, Wash. He was the featured pet for adoption on a local news station. We adopted him the day after we saw him on TV. More than 30 people showed up to adopt him; however, we were first in line (getting there two and a half hours before the shelter even opened). Weird Quirk: Likes...

Jennifer Noble, AP Five years after Katrina, one cat-loving family has finally recovered from the devastation. Last week, Biloxi, Miss., resident Jennifer Noble got a feline blast from the past when she checked her answering machine. A message from the Humane Society of South Mississippi informed Noble that they had her cat, reports the Sun Herald. Upon returning the call, Noble discovered that her beloved Russian Blue and Tabby mix that went missing after the hurricane was at the shelter. She had found her long lost kitty, Scrub! According to the Sun Herald, the Humane Society worker asked Noble if she was missing a gray and white cat. To which Noble replied, "You have my cat! Oh my...

Gallo Images / Getty Images Animal lovers won some big victories on Tuesday as voters went to the polls to protect the rights of animals large and small. Fighting the War Against Puppy Mills In the so-called "puppy-mill capital of the world," Missouri voters passed the nation's first statewide ballot measure to protect dogs from the worst abuses at puppy mills. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) campaigned for this legislation because at puppy mills in Missouri, dogs are typically crammed into small and filthy cages, denied veterinary care, exposed to extremes of heat and cold, and given no exercise or human affection. The proposition requires large-scale dog breeding...

Tim Mosenfelder, Getty Images We know you love animals and want to improve their lives. But we also know how busy you are. That's why Paw Nation is making it easy for you to get involved in the paws cause by sharing ways people are helping animals across the country and around the world. Use these ideas as inspiration for projects in your own community, or get involved directly with animal causes! Give and Get Sheryl Crow is teaming up with the Humane Society to make donating your hard-earned cash just a little more enticing. Crow, who recently filmed an ad with the HSUS, is offering a free download of her new song, "Our Love is Fading," to everyone who becomes a Humane Hero and offers a...

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