Wisconsin Humane Society

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Viewing and using animals as commodities is nothing new. From the fur trade to trophy hunting, from whaling to the wholesale farming of animals as food and leather, our relationship to our fellow animals has historically often been one of exploitation.

Brewers Announce Hank Bobblehead Game

Mar 27, 2014
Milwaukee Brewers

BobbleHank? The Milwaukee Brewers have added a ninth Bobblehead giveaway to their 2014 schedule and it is none other than Hank the "Ballpark Pup."

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Milwaukee's 53206 zip code has one of the highest poverty rates in the city. And according to the Wisconsin Humane Society, it also has one of the highest rates of stray and impounded animals.