March 12, 2012
Citizens from across Pennsylvania participating in Humane Lobby Day 2012, met with lawmakers at the Capitol on behalf of legislation to reduce animal suffering in the state. Top-priority measures would ban the private possession of exotic animals as pets, prohibit the use of carbon monoxide chambers to euthanize animals, and outlaw live pigeon shoots.
March 8, 2012
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, issued the following statement in response to the dangerous wild animal bill introduced by Ohio State Sen. Troy Balderson, who represents a district that includes Zanesville
March 2, 2012
HSUS felicita a Comisión de Conservación de Vida Animal y Peces de Florida por medidas contra abuso de vida silvestre
March 1, 2012
The HSUS Applauds Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for Cracking Down on Alleged Wildlife Abuse
The HSUS commends Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for Monday’s wildlife seizure in Palm Beach County, Fla. and Wednesday’s crackdown on alleged poaching crimes in five Florida counties.
February 28, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds House Judiciary Committee Passage of Bill to Restrict Trade in Dangerous Constricting Snakes
The HSUS applauds the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s passage of H.R. 511, a bill that will add nine species of large constrictor snakes to the list of injurious species under the Lacey Act.
January 26, 2012
The HSUS welcomes the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ passage Tuesday of state legislation, H.B. 1398, sponsored by Rep. Edward Staback, D-Lackawanna/Wayne, to ban the private possession of dangerous exotic animals, including lions, tigers, bears, wolves, coyotes, bobcats, leopards, cougars, cheetahs, jaguars and primates.
December 7, 2011
Purchase the ACE Grant-winning documentary "One Lucky Elephant" on DVD.
November 23, 2011
In light of recent news of a Hampton man who was hospitalized after being bitten by his pet cobra, The Humane Society of the United States is once again urging Gov. Bob McDonnell and Virginia legislators to act swiftly to prohibit future ownership of dangerous wild animals.
November 21, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States' President and CEO Wayne Pacelle issues a statement in response to an Ohio study group's recommendations to ban exotic animals in the state.
November 9, 2011
Five of the 26 elderly chimpanzees at New Iberia Research Center have been retired to a sanctuary. Please take action to free the 21 elderly chimpanzees who remain there, then help hundreds of other chimpanzees around the country who still suffer.