The best way to keep yourself and your family—both people and animals—safe when disaster strikes is to have a good disaster plan. We can help you get ready in case of an emergency.
No matter what the specifics of your plan are, follow this basic safety rule: If you are told to evacuate, leave immediately and take your animals. If it's not safe for you, it's not safe for them.
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October 29, 2013
As part of a continued crack down on dogfighting activity in several southeastern states, the Federal Bureau of Investigations arrested yesterday David Bernard Grace of Dothan, Ala. Grace is the 14th suspect to be arrested in an ongoing multi-state dogfighting investigation that spans Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. Prior to the arrest, The Humane Society of the United States assisted authorities with seizing 37 dogs and dogfighting paraphernalia from properties in Dothan and Abbeville, Ala., associated with Grace.
October 9, 2013
The Pender County, N.C., Sheriff's Department called in The HSUS, SPCA of Wake County, Guilford County Animal Shelter, and North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association to rescue 104 dogs from a squalid puppy mill.
September 10, 2013
Durante septiembre, el Mes Nacional de Preparación para Desastres, la HSUS les recuerda a los dueños de mascotas que se preparen con algunos sencillos—pero importantes—pasos para mantener a sus compañeros a salvo.
August 26, 2013
Three hundredy sixty-seven dogs were rescued in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia this weekend in a case led by the U.S. Attorney's office, the FBI, and the Auburn, Ala., police.
August 19, 2013
Bonding and forfeiture laws force abusers to surrender their animals or pay for their care.