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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April 17, 2015
Not the Paradise It Seems: The HSUS and Puerto Rico Launch Monumental Partnership to Overhaul Animal Welfare on the Island
Working with the government of Puerto Rico, The HSUS is launching a broad initiative to crack down on puppy mills, support enforcement of animal cruelty laws, promote a culture of loving pet ownership and bring humane education to schools.
April 14, 2015
Encourage kids to become Humane Heroes for animals over the summer. Check
March 29, 2015
Authorities in Marlboro County, South Carolina, broke up an active cockfight Saturday night, resulting in the arrest of 27 suspected cockfighters and the rescue of 122 gamefowl and one emaciated dog with 10 pups.
February 18, 2015
In late December, The HSUS Animal Rescue Team rescued 51 dogs, 10 cats, one goat and one pigeon from lives of cruelty and neglect in Dunlap, Tennessee. See how they're doing now.
December 19, 2014
Approximately 60 dogs and other animals were rescued from atrocious conditions in Sequatchie County, Tennessee.