June 20, 2014
They serve on the front lines of animal protection, lobbying legislators, assisting rescues, helping shelters and so much more. They’re the HSUS state directors: the first point of contact and often the last hope for animals in need.
April 21, 2014
Exchanging bullets for birth control: Once hunted nearly to extinction, deer have pressed into America's suburbs with abundance. New methods of population control are helping to solve the resulting community conflicts without a single shot being fired.
April 18, 2014
This week, six California sea lions were killed at Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River simply for doing what comes naturally – eating fish.
January 2, 2014
The National Park Service will resume using sharpshooters to cull deer at Rock Creek Park. The NPS has not released specific details about the timeline – only that sharpshooters will kill deer at night through the end of March, and that drivers may encounter temporary road closures during that time.
December 20, 2013
“Medicine of the Wolf,” a documentary examining the treatment of America’s gray wolves, has won the eighth annual Animal Content in Entertainment documentary grant offered by The Humane Society of the United States.
September 17, 2013
This session, the California Legislature sent six animal protection bills to Gov. Jerry Brown, four of which he has already signed.
July 26, 2013
Cat advocates and conservationists aren’t known for their collaboration. In Hawaii an HSUS-led coalition has set out to change that—by keeping cats safe and away from threatened and endangered wildlife.
July 11, 2013
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission approved an unjustified and devastating proposal to expand trophy hunting of Montana’s wolves.
July 5, 2013
The killing of resident Canada geese at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge should be halted immediately in favor of more effective and humane long-term management.
July 3, 2013
The Lake Vista Property Owner’s Association in Forest, Va. had sixty-six geese gathered and euthanized by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services.