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.
November 24, 2010
Michael Vick spoke to children in Connecticut to warn them away from dogfighting.
October 26, 2010
Five outstanding law enforcement officials received Humane Law Enforcement Awards for 2010.
October 25, 2010
The HSUS honored law enforcement officials from across the country at the 2010 Humane Law Enforcement Awards ceremony, which took place in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 22.