August 4, 2011
Seventeen dogs were rescued when law enforcement raided an alleged dogfighting operation near New Bern, N.C. after a three-year investigation by Pamlico County Sheriff's Office.
July 21, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information about the abandoning of a suspected fighting dog in Lansing, Mich.
July 19, 2011
Michael Vick joins The Humane Society of the United States in support of federal legislation to crack down on animal fighting spectators
July 12, 2011
The HSUS and Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud U.S. Reps. Tom Marino, R-Pa., and Betty Sutton, D-Ohio, for introducing bipartisan federal legislation, H.R. 2492, that would prohibit knowing attendance at organized animal fights and impose additional penalties for causing a minor to attend such events.
July 7, 2011
Experts from The HSUS' Animal Rescue Team assisted the Lake County sheriff’s department and Lake County Animal Control in a Gary, Indiana dogfighting raid resulting in four arrests and the seizure of 20 dogs and dogfighting paraphernalia.
June 21, 2011
The HSUS commends the New York Legislature for passing a bill to strengthen the current state laws against animal fighting.
June 6, 2011
The HSUS commends the Alabama Legislature for passing HB115, sponsored by Rep. Jamie Ison, R – Mobile, to strengthen Alabama’s current laws to combat illegal dogfighting.
June 2, 2011
A Grand Jury has charged an Ohio man with three counts of felony dogfighting after a nine-month investigation and joint legal action by the Jefferson County Humane Society and The HSUS.
June 1, 2011
The HSUS commends the New York state Senate for passing S. 3237, a bill that will close loopholes in the current animal fighting law.
May 19, 2011
Expo 2011 celebrated 20 years of progress in animal care and marked the retirement of HSUS Vice President for Companion Animals John Snyder.