April 20, 2016
Skunks would be just as happy not to make our acquaintance. Content to keep their noses to the ground, these gentle animals aren’t looking for a fight and only spray when threatened.
October 21, 2015
Loved by some and hated by others, squirrels are a microcosm of our contradictory relationships with animals. A little understanding goes a long way in appreciating nature's ultimate gardeners.
February 9, 2015
You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.
December 12, 2014
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sure have some cool moves. They're so cool that some kids might want pet turtles of their own. But turtles are wild animals. Learn why they shouldn't be kept as pets.
August 15, 2014
Digging for Their Lives: An HSUS-Backed Project in Florida Is Unearthing Thousands of Threatened Gopher Tortoises, Saving Them from a Cruel Fate
An HSUS-backed project in Florida is unearthing thousands of threatened gopher tortoises, saving them from being buried alive underneath new housing developments.
September 26, 2013
After a near-fatal collision with a motorcycle, a pregnant raccoon was rescued and received lifesaving surgery at South Florida Wildlife Center. She was released in time to give birth to her babies in the wild.
June 27, 2013
Black bears are often spotted in residential neighborhoods this time each year as yearling bears venture out to find homes of their own.
May 15, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States presented a Humane Wildlife Stewardship Award to participants of Operation Turtle, a public-private partnership that has saved the lives of hundreds of aquatic turtles and other wild animals.
February 28, 2013
The HSUS and the Colorado Department of Transportation Issue Statement on Ongoing Prairie Dog Relocation Project
The Humane Society of the United States and the Colorado Department of Transportation issued a joint response to public concern about a prairie dog relocation project.
February 7, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States, in collaboration with the Village of Bayside, held a series of workshops yesterday to explain successful techniques for humanely resolving conflicts with coyotes and other wildlife.