October 30, 2013
The United States Senate has voted to give the National Institutes of Health the flexibility within its budget to retire government-owned chimpanzees from laboratories to sanctuaries, and continue to support those already in sanctuary.
September 26, 2013
Leona Lewis and Owain Yeoman Photo Campaign Says Bunnies are for Hugging, Not Hurting in Cosmetics Tests
“The Mentalist” star Owain Yeoman and Grammy-nominated singer Leona Lewis are showing bunnies some love this International Rabbit Day.
September 9, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and pharmaceutical industry have proposed a new initiative to improve the safety of medicines and move away from animal testing.
August 29, 2013
Brent, a 37-year-old retired chimpanzee from Chimp Haven in Keithville, La., has won first place in The Humane Society of the United States’ Chimpanzee Art Contest, which featured paintings created by chimpanzees living in sanctuaries throughout the United States and generated more than 27,000 votes.
August 13, 2013
Judging has commenced for a unique contest featuring artwork created by chimpanzees in sanctuaries.
August 8, 2013
Bindhu Pamarthi, Miss DC 2013, signed The Humane Society of the United States’ Be Cruelty-Free pledge in an effort to end animal testing for cosmetics in the United States.
July 29, 2013
It’s back to school season, and students can make this school year more humane by making fun, school friendly decisions that have a positive impact on animals
July 26, 2013
An official ceremonial signing was held by Gov. Dannel Malloy for the passage of “An Act Concerning Dissection Choice,” a new law requiring schools to excuse any student from participating or observing the dissection of any animal as part of classroom instruction.
June 27, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Demonstrates Commitment to Replace Animal Testing by Investing in Hurel Corporation
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, announced its investment in Hurel Corporation (“Hurel”), a leading developer of technology that can replace animals in drug development and chemical testing.
June 26, 2013
The National Institutes of Health announced its intention to retire the majority of the more than 350 government-owned chimpanzees currently in laboratories to sanctuary.