The HSUS works to end the worst abuses in hunting and to maintain longstanding protections for animals where they already exist.

A Despicable Trophy Hunt

Just as the world is rallying to save the last rhinos, who are being gunned down by poachers for their horns, the Dallas Safari Club is planning to auction an opportunity to shoot a critically endangered black rhino.

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  • Poaching

    Poaching

    Poachers may kill at least as many animals each year as legal hunters do, and these criminals don't care whether they hunt in season or kill endangered animals. Learn More

  • Fox pens

    Fox

    Dogs are judged on how they chase down fenced-in foxes and coyotes. Pens are a new game of suffering that should be shut down. Learn More

  • Captive hunts

    Captive Shoots

    In captive hunts, shooters pay to kill animals trapped behind fences. What's "fair chase" about that? Learn More

  • Bear baiting

    Bear Baiting

    Bear baiting cruelly pits a tethered, often defenseless bear against packs of threatening dogs. Learn more

  • Lead ammunition

    Spent lead ammunition painfully poisons and kills millions of animals every year after animals forage in heavily hunted areas or eat lead-laced carcasses left behind by hunters. Learn more

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