May 4, 2011
The HSUS praises Hawaiian legislators for passing bills to strengthen the state’s weak dogfighting law and address vagueness in the cruelty statute.
April 25, 2011
The HSUS is urging Android to drop the“Dog Wars” dogfighting video game from its applications and to join the national movement to save dogs from this violent pastime.
April 13, 2011
More than 200 Californians will gather in Sacramento Wednesday as part of Humane Lobby Day, an annual advocacy event co-sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States and the ASPCA®. Animal advocates from across California will meet with lawmakers to urge them to support legislation to protect sharks, combat illegal animal fighting, and to prevent animal abuse and neglect.
April 6, 2011
The HSUS, ASPCA and GREY2K USA address spay/neuter programs, greyhound racing and animal fighting at Florida's 2011 Humane Lobby Day.
April 1, 2011
A raid on an alleged animal fighter in Florida saved many dogs and roosters.
March 30, 2011
New York animal advocates are meeting with state lawmakers in Albany today for Humane Lobby Day 2011, and urging support of bills to upgrade laws against animal fighting, canned hunting, cutting cows' tails off and other factory farming abuses. The HSUS organized Lobby Day with the sponsorship of Farm Sanctuary, Humane Society of New York and New York State Humane Association.
March 14, 2011
Citizens from across New Jersey participating in Humane Lobby Day 2011 will meet with lawmakers Monday, sponsored by The HSUS, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), and the Animal Welfare Institute.
March 3, 2011
Wayne Pacelle discusses our kinship with animals in his new book, "The Bond."
February 28, 2011
Citizens from across Oklahoma participating in The HSUS' Humane Lobby Day 2011 met with lawmakers Monday at the Capitol to urge them to oppose SB773 which would significantly weaken the Commercial Pet Breeders Act which was passed in 2010 to crack down on puppy mills in Oklahoma. Citizen lobbyists will also ask legislators to strengthen penalties for spectators at dogfights.
February 17, 2011
The HSUS commends Utica, N.Y., Mayor David Roefaro for his support of Assembly Bill A.4407 and its Senate companion S.3237 which would close loopholes in the state’s animal fighting laws – some of the weakest in the nation.