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The HSUS works to protect wildlife from captive hunting, the fur trade, the exotic pet trade, Canada's commercial seal slaughter, horse slaughter, habitat loss, urbanization, and more. Join our fight to protect wildlife. 

Get involved in wildlife protection

  • Protect Wildlife Campaign

     

    Help stop poaching, captive hunts and contest kills, fox and coyote penning, bear baiting and more. Learn more

  • Fur-Free Campaign

    Show compassion in fashion! Learn more about fur production and how you can support cruelty-free shopping. Take action

  • Protect Seals

    Each year, hundreds of thousands of seals are clubbed and shot to death in Canada for their fur in the largest slaughter of marine mammals in the world. Take action

  • Urban Wildlife

    Celebrate, protect, and learn how to live in harmony with your wild neighbors—whether near your home or in your garden or community. Learn more

  • Exotic Pets

    Wild animals can attack, spread disease, and cannot adequately be provided for in captivity. Help us keep wild animals wild! Take action

  • Wild Horses

    Each year, tens of thousands of American horses are inhumanely transported and slaughtered for human consumption. Stop Horse Slaughter

  • Wildlife Land Trust

    Wildlife habitat is rapidly disappearing due to development and other human-caused changes. The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust saves wildlife by saving land. Learn more

  • Marine Mammals

    Pollution and hunting threaten these animals in the wild, but life in captivity isn't the solution—and neither is swimming with dolphins. Learn more



Wildlife News & Resources

  • January 14, 2017

    Ringling Bros. brings the curtain down on the circus and its animal acts

    The Humane Society of the United States, long a bitter adversary of Feld Entertainment and Ringling Bros., applauded the company for its decision to shut down the circus in May, ending 146 years of coercive, inhumane wild animal acts that were at the center of the show.

  • January 13, 2017

    HSUS Internship Opportunities

    Help animals and receive valuable training in the animal protection field. Apply for an internship.

  • December 22, 2016

    Gov. Snyder signs wolf-hunt bill despite voter opposition

    The Humane Society of the United States expressed dismay and exasperation at Governor Snyder for signing a third wolf hunting bill, SB 1187 in three years, after voters rejected two similar measures at the ballot box in the general election in November 2014. The Michigan Court of Appeals struck down a third wolf-hunting measure earlier in the month that came to lawmakers through a legislative referendum mechanism but didn’t require the governor’s signature.

  • December 16, 2016

    National Park Service to introduce new wolves to Isle Royale National Park after decline

    The Humane Society of the United States is applauding a recommendation by the National Park Service to introduce 20 to 30 wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan over a three-year period.

  • December 15, 2016

    $5,000 reward offered after eight mule deer killed in Southern Nevada

    The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the illegal killings of eight mule deer in Southern Nevada.

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