Award Programs & Special Events
Please join us for our premiere Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty: Santa Barbara event. Proceeds from this event will help support the life-saving work of our Pets for Life and Equine Protection programs. The evening will include a cocktail reception, a gourmet vegan dinner and entertainment by Lacy J. Dalton.
The only national conference for those involved or interested in equine rescue and sanctuary. Topics include improving adoptions for rescued horses, working with law enforcement, fundraising, community outreach and more.
When: Sept 25-26, 2015
Where: Irving, Texas
More information: www.homesforhorses.org
Large carnivores now live in heterogeneous and fragmented landscapes that differ markedly from the ones in which they evolved, and they face significant threats to their survival. This conference seeks to cultivate the best ideas from animal welfare, conservation biology, public policy, conflict resolution, law and other disciplines to help secure the future of these iconic creatures.
When: Oct. 12-14, 2015
Where: Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.
More information: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1701612
Be a force for change by joining The Humane Society of the United States at our sixth annual To the Rescue! benefit gala. The gala raises support for the rescue, care, placement and potential rehoming of thousands of animals who are in need because of disaster, cruelty or neglect.
Hosted by actress and writer Ali Wentworth, the evening will include a cocktail reception, a gourmet vegan dinner, entertainment and an auction—plus special guests, honorees and an appearance by the HSUS Animal Rescue Team.
Expo, a world-class educational conference and full-scale international trade show, is designed for anyone who works or volunteers at the local level with dogs, cats or other animals. The goal of this annual event is to help people working in the fields of animal sheltering, care, control, rescue and disaster planning and response do the best and most efficient jobs possible.
When: May 10-13, 2016
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
More information: www.animalsheltering.org/expo
The premier national conference for animal advocacy brings together diverse individuals from across the country for a shared goal: to improve the lives of all animals. Participants gain a better understanding of the many issues that animals face in our society and how to help.
When: June 17-20, 2016
Where: Arlington, Virginia
More information: takingactionforanimals.org
When and where: Ongoing and nationwide; find an event near you.