February 25, 2011
Kitty suffered terribly for 25 years at the Coulston Foundation, a now-defunct research laboratory in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where she was used as a "breeder." During that time she gave birth to as many as 14 baby chimpanzees, ten of whom were taken away from her.
February 17, 2011
The HSUS is proud to announce that MUTTS ® cartoonist Patrick McDonnell has chosen Olivia Brett, a sixth-grader from Fort Collins, Colo., and Shannon Greenhaus, a 12th grader from The Woodlands, Texas as the Grand Prize winners of the Chimps Deserve Better drawing contest.
February 1, 2011
Hundreds of K-12 student artists entered our Chimps Deserve Better Drawing Contest. Choose your favorite of eight finalists for the People's Choice award. Vote now!
January 27, 2011
Flo is a 53 year-old chimpanzee who was used in harmful research for deacdes. Despite a temporary reprieve, she could still be moved to a Texas facility where she may again be used in research. Help ensure that Flo and her companions in Alamogordo, New Mexico, are permanently retired to a chimpanzee sanctuary.
January 5, 2011
The HSUS Applauds Decision to Save New Mexico Chimpanzees from Imminent Move to New Lab, Harmful Experiments
Plans to move nearly 200 chimpanzees to a biomedical research laboratory have been halted, thanks to the work of animal protection organizations, legislators and animal lovers, a decision praised by The Humane Society of the United States.
January 4, 2011
Nearly 200 government-owned chimpanzees are temporarily safe, now that a plan to transfer them to a Texas research laboratory has been postponed. This is an important victory in the battle to permanently retire a group of chimpanzees who have already suffered in laboratories for decades.
December 14, 2010
President Obama’s bipartisan deficit-reduction commission is making recommendations for reducing the deficit, and here at The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund we are proposing a few cost-cutting measures for lawmakers to consider in getting the country’s budget back on track.
December 10, 2010
Kimie was kept as a pet and used in entertainment as a young chimpanzee. Years later, she was found in a dilapidated cage at an abandonded house and taken in by Chimps, Inc., a chimpanzee sanctuary in Bend, Oregon.
November 23, 2010
Students in grades K-12 are invited to enter the 2010 Chimps Deserve Better Drawing Contest, sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States.
November 16, 2010
The HSUS filed a shareholder resolution with Abbott Laboratories asking the company to produce a schedule for phasing out the use of chimpanzees in research and to publish the schedule online by Dec. 15, 2011.