August 15, 2013
California Agency Urged to Adopt Regulation to Protect Children, Pets and Wildlife from Toxic Rodent Poisons
Rat poisons are maiming and killing hundreds of unintended victims each year, including children and animals such as coyotes, foxes, bobcats, turkeys and even family cats and dogs. The Humane Society of the United States urges Californians to signal their support for restricting the availability and use of these deadly chemicals in the state.
August 3, 2013
Staff and volunteers retrofit an aviary to accommodate various bird species who each have special needs for their habitats. With successful and thorough rehabilitation, the birds can be released to exhibit their natural instincts in the wild.
July 26, 2013
Cat advocates and conservationists aren’t known for their collaboration. In Hawaii an HSUS-led coalition has set out to change that—by keeping cats safe and away from threatened and endangered wildlife.
July 23, 2013
Stepping up the national battle against poachers, Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed legislation that allows Rhode Island to become a member of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact.
July 17, 2013
A juvenile osprey became caught in a 160-foot communications tower, and struggles for hours. Finally, he is rescued and Cape Wildlife Center is brought in to assist.
July 15, 2013
A red-tailed hawk with singed feathers was emaciated and sick when he arrived at South Florida Wildlife Center. With the help of donor feathers, he is flying again and will soon be ready for release.
June 21, 2013
South Florida Wildlife Center will admit almost 150 orphaned wildlife on a busy day in the spring. This year, they're getting a helping hand to care for all those infants from plush toys called Snuggles.
June 20, 2013
Help backyard wildlife beat the heat with DIY dipping spots and shade zones
June 11, 2013
Cape Wildlife Center regularly treats animals that have encountered glue traps, a brutal but common form of pest control. Many are innocent infant wildlife who suffer greatly, and the Center encourages humane alternatives to help prevent this suffering.
June 7, 2013
Gov. Peter Shumlin signed legislation that prohibits the importation and possession of wild pigs and their hybrids into law. House Bill 101, introduced by Rep. David Deen, D-Windham, bans feral pigs from captive hunts – fenced pens where trophy-seekers pay to shoot the trapped animals for guaranteed kills.