October 17, 2012
Animal welfare groups are encouraging the enforcement of a significant animal protection bill that has officially become law in New York State. The bill, S.6774a/ A.9552a, prohibits the possession, use and trafficking of animal fighting paraphernalia with the intention to violate New York’s animal fighting laws.
October 8, 2012
The HSUS Commends U.S. Supreme Court for Denying Cockfighters’ Petition to Review Constitutionality of Animal Fighting Law
The Humane Society of the United States lauded the U.S. Supreme Court for refusing to hear a challenge by cockfighters to critically important animal fighting provisions of the federal Animal Welfare Act.
October 4, 2012
"Wallace," a new book by Jim Gorant, tells the story of a nearly-doomed shelter dog who blossomed into a Frisbee champ after being given a second chance. In this interview, Andrew "Roo" Yori tells us why he adopted Wallace and how his dog is changing hearts and minds about breed discrimination.
September 18, 2012
A collaboration among Kalamazoo County Animal Services and Enforcement, Humane Society University, and The HSUS's Animal Rescue Team saves more than 70 dogs from dogfighting cruelty.
August 17, 2012
See images highlighting the Animal Rescue Team's recent work.
August 12, 2012
The HSUS, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, called out U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, for his ridiculous reasons for opposing a federal bill to crack down on dogfighting and cockfighting.
August 6, 2012
The HSUS helped Kalamazoo County (Michigan) Animal Services and Enforcement rescue 46 dogs from alleged dogfighters at two locations in Michigan.
July 19, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and New York State Humane Association Applaud Gov. Cuomo for Signing Animal Protection Bill
The HSUS and the New York Humane Association applaud Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing legislation to strengthen current state laws to combat animal fighting.
July 12, 2012
The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and other members of the House Agriculture Committee who voted in favor of his amendment to the Farm Bill last night to bar attending or bringing a child to a dogfight or cockfight.
June 14, 2012
The HSUS, on behalf of its more than 800,000 supporters in New York, and the New York State Humane Association commend the New York Legislature for passing S.6774a/ A.9552a to strengthen current state laws to combat animal fighting.