The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) says it believes the agriculture industry is behind a new campaign and media blitz urging people to donate to local animal shelters instead of funding the HSUS, which has long spoken out against conditions on factory farms. The group calling itself the Humane Society for Shelter Pets tells the Associated Press they're just trying to educate people on better ways to help local shelters.
MPCA to investigate ashes near Golden Valley Animal Humane Society
KARE 11 reports pollution officials are looking into whether the Humane Society is properly handling cremated pet remains. A couple found some ashes with a pet tag behind, but not on AHS property. The Humane Society has operated a crematorium for more than 10 years and admits some of the ashes are scattered on their property.