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.
February 15, 2011
Animal advocates from across Indiana rallied at the state capitol in Indianapolis to urge their legislators to enact stronger animal protection laws as part of The HSUS' Humane Lobby Day 2011. Citizen advocates urged legislators to strengthen laws to crack down on animal fighting and prohibit coyote and fox penning, and to oppose captive trophy hunts.
February 11, 2011
Animal advocates from across the state rallied at the state capitol in Honolulu for Humane Lobby Day 2011, sponsored by The HSUS and co-hosted by the Hawaiian, Kauai, Maui and Hawaii Island Humane Societies.
February 9, 2011
Professional fighter Jake Shields fights for animals outside the ring.
January 20, 2011
As a service learning project, one Philadelphia high school senior organized a 5K race that raised nearly $3,000 for The HSUS’s End Dogfighting in Philadelphia campaign.
January 11, 2011
The HSUS worked closely with the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department in the investigation and arrest of an alleged dogfighter. This is the first dogfighting arrest in West Virginia since the dogfighting became a felony in 2003.