August 22, 2011
Resolution Presented at International Forum Calling on Research Institutions to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives
A resolution calling for research institutions around the world to develop and publicize strategies to replace, reduce and refine their use of animals in experimentation is being presented for endorsement to attendees at a prominent scientific conference.
June 21, 2011
The HSUS praises Reps. Mike Doyle, D-Pa. and Chris Smith, R-N.J. for introducing the Pet Safety and Protection Act of 2011 to finally put an end to animal dealers who round up dogs and cats—often stolen pets obtained through fraudulent means—and sell them for experimentation.
June 9, 2011
Citizens from across Michigan participated in Humane Lobby Day 2011 by meeting with lawmakers Tuesday at the Capitol and urging them to pass animal protection legislation before the Legislature.
April 28, 2011
Former research employees describe the emotional impact of their work.
March 29, 2011
The HSUS Applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Launching New Database on Animal Welfare Enforcement
The HSUS applauds the USDA for launching a new database to increase public access to information regarding research facilities and other entities regulated under the Animal Welfare Act.
March 8, 2011
funded shelters from surrendering lost or stray pets for research and testing, and to ask legislators to oppose SF 228 which would establish bounty payments for coyotes. Humane Lobby Day is sponsored by The HSUS and Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection
December 15, 2010
A report issued by the Government Accountability Office finds that Class B dealers, middlemen who round up pet dogs and cats from animal shelters and other sources for re-sale to research laboratories, are not adequately regulated.
May 13, 2010
Despite 40 years of scandal and ongoing evidence of shady acquisition practices and substandard care, some U.S. research universities and institutions continue to purchase dogs and cats from Class B dealers—middlemen who obtain pet dogs and cats from animal shelters, flea markets and other so-called "random sources.”
April 29, 2010
An advertisement running in The Johns Hopkins University student newspaper targets the school's continued relationship with Class B dealers.
February 18, 2010
Sales of pet dogs and cats from “random sources” for biomedical research may end