September 25, 2012
The HSUS and PetSmart Charities® announced that ten local animal care organizations from around the country have been selected to receive the groups’ Pets for Life Mentorship program grant, totaling $452,500 for the groups to provide direct, hands-on community outreach training tailored to help pets and pet owners in under-served neighborhoods.
September 24, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Pennsylvania House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee for voting to pass two important animal welfare acts.
August 30, 2012
Philippine veterinarian transforms an outdated stray dog control program into a model of humane practices.
August 22, 2012
Actor Michael Vartan pens a love letter to the canine star in his life for the new book "A Letter to My Dog: Notes to Our Best Friends."
August 9, 2012
The HSUS applauds Gov. Deval Patrick for signing S.2192, “An Act Further Regulating Animal Control,” into law.
July 12, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States released a new 30-second video public service announcement featuring all-star pitcher Roy Halladay urging pet owners to spay and neuter their pets.
May 18, 2012
Presented by The Humane Society of the United States, Animal Care Expo is celebrating its 21st year as the world's largest international education and trade show in the fields of animal care, sheltering and rescue.
April 20, 2012
During the 2012 Michigan Humane Lobby Day, more than 75 citizens from across Michigan met with lawmakers at the Capitol and urged them to pass legislation to ban the euthanasia of shelter animals by gas chamber, increase protections for dogs at large scale breeding operations, and to increase protections for consumers who purchase sick animals from pet stores and puppy mills.
March 14, 2012
Following testimony from dozens of advocates and representatives of local and national animal protection groups, the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 4 voted unanimously to reject Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to repeal important sections a 1998 law setting certain requirements for animal shelters commonly known as the “Hayden Law.”
February 28, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Virginia General Assembly for passing House Joint Resolution 143, patroned by Del. David Englin, D-Alexandria, designating Feb. 28 as Spay Day in Virginia.