December 29, 2011
What do Botox, the Endangered Species Act, and biomedical research have in common? Find out about The HSUS's work to protect animals in laboratories in 2011.
December 15, 2011
The HSUS Praises Institute of Medicine Finding That Invasive Biomedical Chimpanzee Experiments Are “Not Necessary”
The Humane Society of the United States is “tremendously encouraged” by the Institute of Medicine’s conclusion that the current use of chimpanzees for invasive biomedical research is not scientifically necessary. This finding, among others, is found in the IOM’s report entitled “Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research: Assessing the Necessity,” which was released today.
October 20, 2011
"Bones" star Emily Deschanel uses her celebrity to draw attention to issues close to her heart.
September 15, 2011
Actress Charlotte Ross, The HSUS, and other animal welfare experts meet with legislators and participate in a Congressional briefing about the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and testing.
August 23, 2011
The HSUS leads a global effort to accelerate the replacement of animals in research with more modern techniques. We will harness the momentum of scientific advances and an increasing concern for animal welfare to replace animals in experiments entirely.
August 22, 2011
Resolution Presented at International Forum Calling on Research Institutions to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives
A resolution calling for research institutions around the world to develop and publicize strategies to replace, reduce and refine their use of animals in experimentation is being presented for endorsement to attendees at a prominent scientific conference.
June 28, 2011
Simba, a chimpanzee who has been used in harmful experiments for decades, symbolizes the suffering that many endure in laboratories. Find out why researchers are now under pressure to explain why they want to continue invasive research on these majestic creatures.
May 16, 2011
Actress Charlotte Ross describes the misery that chimpanzees in laboratories must endure and urges the public to contact their United States legislators to support the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act H.R.1513 and S.810 in a new video for The HSUS.
April 28, 2011
The HSUS pressures taxpayer-supported university facilities to clean up their acts and set limits on animal pain and distress