We're working to decrease and eventually end the use of animals in testing, research and teaching by promoting the development of innovative and effective alternative methods.
For the past few decades, The HSUS has conducted its campaigns promoting alternatives and the reduction of animal use in a way that avoids harassment of individual scientists. The organization has declined to participate in campaigns focused against individuals and feels strongly that violence, illegal action or the harassment and intimidation of animal researchers or any other category of people who use animals are unacceptable and cannot be condoned as society debates and moves away from the use of animals in research.
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December 16, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States is urging greater transparency following the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Inspector General’s final report on the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Nebraska, where The New York Times exposed appalling animal abuse.
October 19, 2016
"Chicago Med" and "Pretty Little Liars" star Torrey DeVitto talks about how she makes sure her diet, home, closet and makeup bag are all animal-friendly.
October 10, 2016
A rhesus macaque formerly used in biomedical research finds a new best friend at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, operated in partnership with The HSUS.