See what you've accomplished for animals.
After a three-year HSUS campaign to end bear baying, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources ends the cruel hunting practice.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission bans the import of deer and elk to stock unsporting captive hunts.
Arkansas enacts a law to ban the private possession of great apes and other monkeys.
NBC’s Natalie Morales and her shelter dog, Zara, speak out for shelter pets on “Today Takes Action.”
“Rethinking the Cat,” a training series to improve the lives of cats nationwide, launches with events in Maine and Delaware.
A record number of attendees turn out for Animal Care Expo, a conference for animal care, control, rescue, and emergency services.
The L.A. Unified School district –serving 650,000 meals a day – joins the Meatless Monday campaign, going 100% meat-free every Monday.
We successfully petition USDA to stop the slaughter of downer veal calves too sick, weak, or tired to even stand up.
Every leading Canadian retailer makes joint announcement opposing gestation crates, taking our work for farm animals to new heights.
FTC enforces action against Neiman Marcus, two other retailers for misrepresenting fur to consumers by advertising it as faux.
Investigation finds popular New York department store Century 21 sold Marc Jacobs, other fur garments as faux.
We educate more than 830 future fashion designers at 35+ schools nationwide on the cruel and unnecessary use of fur in fashion.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to protect bobcats around Joshua Tree National Park, and restrict the trapping of bobcats for fur.
As a result of an undercover HSUS investigation, the USDA revokes the license from a Mississippi roadside zoo.
Pets for Life spays or neuters 6,151 dogs and cats in under-served communities; provides vaccinations, food for 11,520 more.
The HSUS launches Rescue Central to provide rescue groups with great resources – from business basics to relationship-building advice.
Last gas chambers used for euthanasia in Miss. and SC close, eliminated more in Kansas and NC, and passed a ban in Texas.
11 animal fighting rewards paid out, driving the rescue of hundreds of animals and more than 135 arrests.
We’ve provided 57,000+ animals with direct care, including rescuing more than 2,100 from cruelty, fighting, and puppy mills.
USDA extends federal oversight to online puppy sellers after hearing from more than 350,000 HSUS members and other animal advocates.
We conduct two investigations of puppy mill outlets, linking pet stores and flea markets to cruel puppy mills.
Taiwan makes history by banning the trade in marine mammal products, including seal skins.
The World Trade Organization upholds the EU trade ban on cruel products of commercial seal slaughter.
More than 6,500 businesses and 800,000 individuals have pledged to help save seals by avoiding Canadian seafood.
Historic legislation passes, requiring Calif. hunters to use non-lead ammunition to stop the incidental poisoning of animals, people.
The HSUS, USFWS, and state agencies investigate illegal Internet wildlife trafficking, leading to 33 written arrests and 40 warnings.
We equipped 250+ communities with the tools to coexist with wildlife and aided more than 2,500 backyard animals in the D.C. area.
We humanely solve a pigeon problem in Hawaii with a contraceptive-laced food, decreasing pigeon population by 60% in one year.
After working with us, more than 60 major companies commit to phasing out the use of cruel pig crates in their supply chains.
Our 2009 undercover investigation at Wyoming Premium Farms results in animal cruelty convictions this year for eight workers.
A federal court temporarily halts USDA inspection of horse slaughter plants, preventing slaughterhouses from opening in U.S.
The PAST Act was introduced to Congress to stop cruel “soring” – abusing horses to force an unnaturally high step for competition.
Assisted by a 5-year $760,000 grant, “The Platero Project” protects burros managed by the Bureau of Land Management.
NIH will retire chimps to sanctuaries, FWS proposes listing them as endangered, and Congress will keep funding chimp sanctuaries.
27,000+ votes tallied in the Chimp Art Contest judged by Dr. Jane Goodall, supporting chimps and the sanctuaries caring for them.
The importation of wild boars for canned hunts becomes illegal in Vermont and New York.
227 gopher tortoises in danger of being buried alive rescued and relocated from a development site in Florida.
Caribou Coffee brews compassion, incorporates cage-free eggs into its products.
All 11 dangerous ag-gag laws introduced across the U.S. are defeated, a win for animals and the public’s right to know.
After almost 82,000 people spoke out against the import of wild-caught belugas from Russia, NOAA denies the import permit.
Three state bills passed to prohibit the sale and trade of shark fins in Delaware, Maryland, and New York.
The National Marine Fisheries Service announces plan to extend rule requiring ships to slow where critically endangered right whales congregate.
Be Cruelty Free pledge to say ‘no’ to cosmetics animal testing in the United States and worldwide tops 70,000 signatures.
Investigation finds six dogs sold to Georgia Regents University by a Class B dealer were subjected to cruel dental experiments and killed.
China, India, and the EU, three of the largest economies in the world after the US, take actions against cosmetic testing.
Black sea bass traps, which can snare right whale mothers and newborns in their calving grounds, are banned in Florida.
Dolphin-safe tuna labeling standards are upheld, expanded to all oceans with tuna fisheries and countries seeking to import tuna.
“Blackfish,” from Magnolia Pictures and CNN Films, exposes the dark world of marine mammal parks, tells the story of orca Tilikum.
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