Think Globally – Act Locally- Legislative Advocacy at the Local Level

Guest blog by Penny Conly Ellison Fighting for animal protection legislation can feel overwhelming. Often the same bills are floating around for years or even decades and, although the vast ...

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Eight Things You May Not Yet Know About Humane PA PAC*

We’re 8 years old today! We’ve been giving animals in Pennsylvania a political voice since 2007. And, boy do we have our hands full. A record 33 animal-related bills were introduced ...


The Blog We Didn’t Want to Write

This is a blog we hoped we would not be writing. Last legislative session, after decades of lobbying and thousands of letters and calls from constituents, cruel live pigeon shoots ...



Getting to Know You

We’d like to learn a little bit about the voting habits of ...

PAC Fundraising: NOT a 4 Letter Word!

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz Humane PA prides itself on ...

Can You Spare Two Minutes?

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz I care deeply about the ...

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If Animals Could Vote…

In order for the animal vote to be taken seriously, we must be able to deliver enough votes that can either help elect humane legislators or un-elect ones who support animal cruelty. Please join us in helping to end animal fighting, pigeon shoots, puppy mills, and dozens of other abuses. All of your calls and emails […]

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One Thing You Still Need to do Before Summer is Over

Summertime is upon us! Time for vacations, picnics, BBQs and weekends escaping the heat at a pool. But politics? Yes – summertime can be a great time for advocating for better laws for animals too! The Pennsylvania state legislature is in recess, which means our lawmakers are back home in their neighborhoods, nearer to you […]

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A Very Bad Day for Animal Fighters

A state trooper pulls over a vehicle on the highway, in the back seat he can see sponges, buckets, betting slips, large pieces of wood and magazines filled with burly dogs. A couple of leashes and collars are on the front seat but there aren’t any dogs in the vehicle. Because the officer recently attended […]

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Changing the Game for Animals

If you’re anything like us here at Humane PA, your newsfeed is a never-ending stream (okay, maybe more of a flood) of “animal asks.” Animals needing transport, veterinary care, rescue, foster, adoption. Calls to make, emails to send, petitions to sign, lobby days to participate in, events to leaflet, protests to attend, donations to make. […]

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