February 8, 2010
February 6, 2010 marked the one-year anniversary of freedom for 283 dogs rescued from dismal, filthy conditions at a puppy mill near Goldsboro, NC.
February 2, 2010
The West Hollywood city council passed an ordinance to prohibit retail sales of dogs and cats at pet stores, closing off a primary channel for the sale of dogs from puppy mills.
December 29, 2009
The HSUS reflects on some major achievements for animal protection in 2009. Countless animals have been rescued from harm, spared from suffering and guaranteed basic standards of humane treatment.
December 16, 2009
The HSUS celebrates the top 12 state legislative achievements in animal protection in 2009.
December 15, 2009
Thanks to the help of our dedicated advocates and the support of state legislators, 2009 was another historic year for animals in state lawmaking.
December 1, 2009
The HSUS applauds Gov. Jim Doyle and the Wisconsin state legislature for enacting an important law to regulate large scale puppy producing operations, known as puppy mills. These breeding facilities are a growing national concern.
July 2, 2009
The HSUS applauds the Oregon state legislature for passing four significant animal protection bills during the recently concluded session.
May 26, 2009
Both houses of the California legislature today passed important farm animal welfare legislation. Introduced by California Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez, S.B. 135 passed the Senate with bipartisan support. If enacted, the bill would ban the painful and unnecessary tail docking of dairy cows.