January 31, 2014
The Humane Society of the United States awarded Martin County Animal Shelter in North Carolina a $10,000 grant in honor of its decision stop euthanizing animals using a gas chamber.
October 16, 2013
The city of Bennettsville, S.C., received a $5,000 grant from The Humane Society of the United States to eliminate gas chamber use at the city’s animal shelter. The funds will be used for training staff members and purchasing necessary supplies and equipment for the euthanasia by injection method.
November 2, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Los Angeles City Council for approving an ordinance to place a moratorium on the retail sales of dogs, cats and rabbits obtained from commercial breeders.
October 25, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds Gov. Tom Corbett for Signing Ban on Gas Chamber Use at Animal Shelters
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Gov. Tom Corbett for signing HB 2630 into law. The law bans the use of carbon monoxide chambers at animal shelters and allows shelter personnel to procure the drugs necessary to euthanize animals in a humane manner.
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.