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 13, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Condemns Michigan Legislature’s Action to Allow Wolf Trophy Hunting
The Humane Society of the United States issued a statement in response to the disappointing vote in the Michigan House to advance Senate Bill 1350 to Governor Snyder.
December 11, 2012
December 7, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and The Fund for Animals filed a lawsuit in federal court today challenging the decision of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove wolves in Wyoming from the federal list of endangered species.
December 6, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States strongly criticized the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Oregon Trappers Association for shameful disregard of pet safety on public lands during trapping season, which began Nov. 15.
December 5, 2012
Due to an increased number of coyote sightings throughout Broward County, Fla., The Humane Society of the United States’ South Florida Wildlife Center, in collaboration with Broward County Animal Care and Adoption, held two workshops featuring successful techniques for humanely resolving conflicts with coyotes.
November 30, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States issued a statement in response to the vote in the Michigan Senate to advance Senate Bill 1350, legislation that would designate wolves a game species and allow the trophy hunting of this species that had been protected for decades
November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
November 15, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States is encouraging the city of Huntington Beach, Calif. to adopt a humane program for managing conflicts with coyotes, rather than resorting to ineffective, lethal measures.