October 15, 2012
As the service project for their Bronze Award, members of Girl Scout Troop 6811 from Sandy Spring, Md., helped pass a state law to regulate puppy mills.
October 5, 2012
With support from The Humane Society of the United States, Joe Seneshale, owner of Joe’s PET DEPOT, will no longer sell puppies at his stores, and has converted to a humane business model of selling pet supplies and making available homeless dogs and cats from local animal shelters.
October 4, 2012
Joe's PET DEPOT in Wyoming offers shelter pet adoptions at its grand re-opening
September 28, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds the Pa. Department of Agriculture for Revoking Kennel License
The Humane Society of the United States commends the Pennsylvania Dog Law Enforcement Office for investigating and revoking the license of Golden Acres Kennel, a puppy mill owned by Nancy Zimmerman of Lancaster, Pa.
September 21, 2012
Court Says Commercial Dog Breeders’ Records Must Be Disclosed to The Humane Society of the United States
A federal court in Washington, D.C. has ordered that financial and other data submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture under the federal Animal Welfare Act must be released to The Humane Society of the United States under the Freedom of Information Act.
September 17, 2012
The Fraternal Order of Police Endorses The Humane Society of the United States’ Tip Line to Crack Down on Puppy Mills
The Fraternal Order of Police has announced its support for a reward program established by The HSUS to help combat illegal animal cruelty at puppy mills.
September 14, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States released a report summarizing nearly 2,500 complaints received between 2007 and 2011 from consumers who reported purchasing sick or dying puppies believed to be from puppy mills.
September 11, 2012
The HSUS and Humane Society of Charlotte were called in by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the rescue of approximately 250 animals from a Johnston, S.C., property.
August 29, 2012
The HSUS and other area organizations were called in by Pamlico County Animal Control and Pamlico County Sheriff’s Department to assist in the rescue of approximately 20 dogs, one cat, a parrot and a ferret from an Oriental, N.C., property.
August 23, 2012
The HSUS and other area organizations were called in by the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the rescue of 28 large-breed dogs and puppies from a Wilson, N.C., property.