January 30, 2013
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, issued the following statement in response to the study published in Nature Communications by scientists from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on cat predation:
January 23, 2013
Citizens concerned about animal welfare from across Virginia converged on the state capitol for the second annual Humane Lobby Day in Richmond on Wednesday to lobby for better laws to protect animals.
January 22, 2013
The HSUS Praises Massachusetts Legislators for Introducing Bill to Update Penalties for Wildlife Poaching
The HSUS praised Massachusetts lawmakers for introducing bipartisan legislation that would increase penalties for wildlife poaching and bring Massachusetts into a nationwide law enforcement network known as the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact.
January 15, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, has released its fourth annual “Humane State Ranking” report, a comprehensive analysis of animal protection laws in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The HSUS graded states on the strength of a wide range of animal protection laws, including public policies dealing with animal cruelty and fighting, pets, wildlife, equines, animals in research, and farm animals.
December 14, 2012
Students at the South Yarmouth, MA high school spotted the small, vividly colored bird flying inside their school halls. The bird was gently captured, then brought to Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, MA for evaluation.
December 12, 2012
From cranky critters to feral cats, patience and creativity are the keys to Dave Pauli's rescue success.
December 5, 2012
Due to an increased number of coyote sightings throughout Broward County, Fla., The Humane Society of the United States’ South Florida Wildlife Center, in collaboration with Broward County Animal Care and Adoption, held two workshops featuring successful techniques for humanely resolving conflicts with coyotes.
November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
November 15, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States is encouraging the city of Huntington Beach, Calif. to adopt a humane program for managing conflicts with coyotes, rather than resorting to ineffective, lethal measures.
November 14, 2012
The Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission has recognized the late Susan Hagood, who was employed by The Humane Society of the United States for more than 20 years, as Conservationist of the Year for her lifetime of dedication and achievement in the field of wildlife conservation and protection.