August 15, 2012
The ASPCA, Best Friends Animal Society, The HSUS, HSLF, HSVMA, and a member of the social change platform Change.org together have gathered approximately 350,000 letters and signatures from concerned citizens, the last of which were hand-delivered today to the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in support of the agency’s efforts to regulate unlicensed puppy mills.
August 3, 2012
The HSUS Applauds Brunswick County Officials for Rescue of More Than 140 Dogs from North Carolina Puppy Mill
The HSUS assisted North Carolina authorities with the rescue of more than 140 dogs of at least seven different breeds from deplorable conditions at a puppy mill, which is a large, inhumane breeding facility, in Brunswick County.
August 1, 2012
The story of Tanner, a tiny "morkie" puppy who died less than two weeks after purchase, is a cautionary tale for anyone thinking of buying a puppy.
July 20, 2012
The HSUS assisted Pennsylvania authorities with the rescue of 185 Chihuahuas and two hound dogs from unsanitary conditions at an unlicensed kennel in Benton, Columbia County.
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.