March 13, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Urges Nevada Lawmakers to Prohibit Private Possession of Dangerous Wild Animals
The Humane Society of the United States commends Nevada Sen. Michael Roberson, R-Henderson, for introducing S.B. 245 to prohibit the keeping of dangerous wild animals as pets.
March 11, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Urges Texas Lawmakers to Address Problems Caused by Dangerous Exotic Animals
The Humane Society of the United States welcomed the introduction of a bill that would prohibit the private ownership of big cats and certain dangerous primates such as chimpanzees and baboons in counties with populations exceeding 75,000.
March 8, 2013
Nevadans concerned about animal welfare converged on the state capitol for Humane Lobby Day to meet with lawmakers and lobby for better animal protection laws.
January 18, 2013
With President Obama’s inauguration and second term around the corner, I thought it would be a good opportunity to take a look back at his animal protection record over the last four years. How well has this administration responded to animal protection concerns?
January 15, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, has released its fourth annual “Humane State Ranking” report, a comprehensive analysis of animal protection laws in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The HSUS graded states on the strength of a wide range of animal protection laws, including public policies dealing with animal cruelty and fighting, pets, wildlife, equines, animals in research, and farm animals.
December 20, 2012
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division issued a verdict today upholding Ohio’s new and much needed regulations on the possession of dangerous wild animals as pets.
December 6, 2012
The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center bid farewell this week to Sheba, a 15-year-old mountain lion who came to us as a young kitten from the exotic pet trade
November 28, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States filed a motion to intervene Tuesday with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division, to ask the court to uphold much-needed state restrictions on the possession of dangerous wild animals as pets.
November 19, 2012
The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center is home to Hannah -- the second-oldest pygmy hippo in the U.S. This year, Hannah celebrates her birthday on Thanksgiving day.
November 1, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States is asking Michigan legislators to reject Senate Bill 1236, a bill that puts public safety and animal welfare at risk by allowing the public to handle bear cubs up to approximately nine months of age.