Our highly trained Animal Rescue Team is on the front lines at a moment's notice to rescue animals in peril. Whatever and wherever the disaster—from the wrath of hurricanes to the misery of puppy mills—our staff is dedicated to the safety and protection of animals and their communities.
Learn more about The HSUS Animal Rescue Team.
News & Events
October 5, 2015
The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Rescue Team is on the ground to assist the Lee County Animal Shelter, which was impacted by heavy rain and flooding following Hurricane Joaquin. The shelter is experiencing severe flooding on the property and damage to the roof.
October 2, 2015
Baby eastern screech owls rescued after their nest is destroyed are successfully renested by staffers at South Florida Wildlife Center.
September 2, 2015
More than 35 animals have been surrendered to Mitchell County after their rescue from unsafe and unsanitary conditions.
August 10, 2015
A look back at Hurricane Katrina and the passage of the PETS Act, requiring pets to be included in local and state emergency planning.