The animal shelter here in Waco, Texas, is in trouble. Donations are down and more pets are abandoned in this bad economy. Many people think the bulging war chest of the wealthy Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) might ease these situations, which are occurring all over the nation. Not likely.
In Sunday’s Waco Tribune-Herald is a letter to the editor from Diana Culp, claiming to be a former director with HSUS. She refers to “common misconceptions” that national animal groups are “umbrella groups for pet shelters.” Culp says they are not and in fact send only one percent of the funds they collect to local pet shelters.Read More