• October 29, 2013

    Additional Arrest, Dogs Seized in Alabama Dogfighting Investigation

    Federal Bureau of Investigations, U.S. Attorney’s Office

    As part of a continued crack down on dogfighting activity in several southeastern states, the Federal Bureau of Investigations arrested yesterday David Bernard Grace of Dothan, Ala. Grace is the 14th suspect to be arrested in an ongoing multi-state dogfighting investigation that spans Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. Prior to the arrest, The Humane Society of the United States assisted authorities with seizing 37 dogs and dogfighting paraphernalia from properties in Dothan and Abbeville, Ala., associated with Grace.

  • October 29, 2013

    Reward Offered in North Dakota Dragging Death of Pony

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the dragging death of a miniature pony stolen from a family farm in Bottineau County, N.D., in September.

  • October 25, 2013

    The Humane Society of the United States Offers Reward in Syracuse, N.Y., Dog Starvation Case

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the starvation and death of a young pit bull-type dog. The HSUS reward is in addition to a reward offered by Cuse Pit Crew, raising the total reward offered to $6,000.

  • October 22, 2013

    Humane Groups to Florida Lawmakers: Pass Greyhound Protection Law

    GREY2K USA, ASPCA®

    A coalition of 16 animal protection organizations, led by GREY2K USA, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and The Humane Society of the United States, sent a letter to the Florida House and Senate Gaming Committees, calling for passage of two greyhound protection measures.

  • October 15, 2013

    Reward Offered in Jackson, Miss. Attack on Dog, which Resulted in Euthanasia

    Crime Stoppers, Jackson Police Department

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for dragging a female pit bull behind a vehicle on or near the 100 block of East Bell Street in Jackson, Miss.

  • October 14, 2013

    Reward Offered for Beating of Pit Bull in Columbus, Ohio

    Capital Area Humane Society

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for beating a male pit bull.

  • October 11, 2013

    Victory Announced in Three Year Effort to End Cruelty of Bear Baying

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

    Six bears who had been used in “bear baying” competitions arrived safely at the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keensburg, Colo. this week. The move comes as the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has publicly stated that they will not issue any new permits for the private possession of black bears, putting an end to this cruel practice.

  • October 11, 2013

    Reward Offered in Stabbing of Beagle in Lansing, Mich.

    Ingham County Animal Control, Lansing Police Department

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person responsible for stabbing and killing a beagle in his backyard in Lansing, Mich.

  • October 10, 2013

    Armed with New Law, Coalition Cracks Down on Cockfighting

    Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, State Sen. Mark Manendo, Clark County District Attorney, Nevada Attorney General

    State and local authorities and The Humane Society of the United States announced their collaboration to help rid Nevada of animal fighting under a new state law that makes cockfighting a first-offense felony. The new law was passed by the Nevada legislature and signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval this summer, and it went into effect on Oct. 1. Only 10 states do not have felony penalties for cockfighting.

  • September 23, 2013

    Reward Offered in Walton County, Fla. Dog Killing Case

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for stealing, torturing and killing a dog.

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