July 10, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Rescue Team and two area humane organizations helped rescue 74 small-breed dogs from a Wiggins, Miss., property at the request of the Stone County Sheriff’s Office.
July 9, 2012
A new report from The HSUS reveals shocking conditions in AKC-registered dog breeding facilities.
June 20, 2012
The HSUS praises Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office for investigating a suspected puppy mill, or large-scale, inhumane, commercial breeding facility, and rescuing 132 dogs after HSUS investigators supplied information about mistreatment of animals at the residence.
June 14, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Delivers More Than 60,000 Letters in Support of Proposed Rule to Regulate Internet Puppy Mills
The HSUS, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, hand-delivered more than 60,000 letters from its members and supporters to the United States Department of Agriculture in support of a proposed rule designed to crack down on Internet puppy mills.
June 13, 2012
Animal welfare groups and citizens participated in North Carolina State Humane Lobby Day 2012, meeting with lawmakers at the state capitol and urging them to enact stronger laws to protect all animals within the state.
May 31, 2012
Fifty former customers of online puppy seller Purebred Breeders LLC have joined a lawsuit against the company alleging that they were misled into buying sick or injured dogs.
May 30, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Rescue Team was called in by the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the rescue of 34 dogs from a Wilson, N.C., property where Maltese dogs were being bred and sold.
May 21, 2012
Drawing from many inspiring entries, The HSUS announced the winners of the "Why Puppy Mills Stink" video contest.
May 17, 2012
A proposed USDA rule could close a loophole that has allowed hundreds of puppy mills to operate without federal inspections or oversight. Please help dogs by commenting on the proposal.
May 10, 2012
The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for issuing a proposed rule designed to close the loophole in the Animal Welfare Act regulations that has allowed thousands of large-scale commercial puppy mills to operate without federal inspections or oversight, particularly operations that sell over the Internet.