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.
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News & Events
June 25, 2015
An investigation into a suspected dogfighting operation in Jefferson County, West Virginia, led to the rescue of 21 dogs and the seizure of dogfighting paraphernalia.
June 24, 2015
The Humane Society of the United States was called in by Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association to assist in the rescue of 24 animals, including horses, goats, dogs, cats, birds and a pig from a Kanawha County property.
April 18, 2015
Rescue groups in Tennessee will receive financial assistance from The Humane Society of the United States to care for 54 Tennessee walking horses who were living in filthy conditions and had little-to-no food. The Giles County Sheriff’s Office seized the horses, including stallions, mares, yearlings and foals, on April 14. The owner, Jeffrey Mitchell, has been charged with animal cruelty and surrendered all of the animals to Volunteer Equine Advocates.
April 17, 2015
Not the Paradise It Seems: The HSUS and Puerto Rico Launch Monumental Partnership to Overhaul Animal Welfare on the Island
Working with the government of Puerto Rico, The HSUS is launching a broad initiative to crack down on puppy mills, support enforcement of animal cruelty laws, promote a culture of loving pet ownership and bring humane education to schools.