Wayne Pacelle is the president and chief executive officer of The Humane Society of the United States. Pacelle took office June 1, 2004 after serving for nearly 10 years as the organization's chief lobbyist and spokesperson. During his tenure as HSUS president and CEO, Pacelle has spurred major growth for the organization, which is now the nation's largest animal protection organization with 11 million members and constituents.
Pacelle's work on animal issues has been featured in thousands of newspapers and magazines across the country. He has been profiled in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, and has appeared on almost all of the major network television programs.
In the first half, Wayne Pacelle of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) joined George Knapp for his annual animal welfare program to discuss his latest book, The Humane Economy. During hour three, Maria Kalinina of Humane Society International talked about problems with trophy hunting. In the final hour, Holly Gann & Marty Irby of HSUS delved into equine issues, including horse... More »Host: George Knapp
Wayne Pacelle, CEO and president of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) joined host George Knapp in the first hour to kick off a program on various animal welfare issues. In the second hour, Kitty Block, vice president of Humane Society International, and Adam Parascandola, director of animal protection and crisis response for HSUS, discussed dog farms in Asia where canines are bred... More »Host: George Knapp
George Knapp was joined by Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane Society of the US, along with undercover investigator Cody Carlson and public policy manager Matthew Dominguez, for a discussion on how animal activists have infiltrated big agricultural operations and exposed the terrible horrors that go on inside. In the first hour, researcher and activist Dane Wigington commented on Oklahoma's... More »Host: George Knapp
Marine mammal activists Wayne Pacelle, Mark Palmer, Ric O’Barry and Samantha Berg joined George Knapp for a discussion on the new film Blackfish, which exposes what goes on behind the scenes at Sea World, whale/dolphin captivity and marine welfare. ... More »Host: George Knapp
Author Whitley Strieber joined George Knapp to discuss the events in his classic book The Key, and what happened when a strange man showed up unannounced and imparted extraordinary lessons to him in 1998. First hour guest, Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane Society of the U.S., spoke about the BLM wild horse controversy, as well as his efforts to curb the worst elements of animal cruelty. ... More »Host: George Knapp