April 22, 2015
When Humane Society International offered Korean dog meat farmer Lee Tae Hyung a grant to help him convert his operation to blueberry growing, he accepted the offer. This is just one part of HSI's effort to decrease the dog meat trade.
April 6, 2015
Hilton Worldwide announced today that it will begin to eliminate the use of cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs in its global food supply chain.
March 30, 2015
March 13, 2015
March 5, 2015
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, issued the following statement in response to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ announcing that it will retire its performing elephants in 2018:
February 4, 2015
Court of Appeals Upholds Constitutionality of California Ballot Measure Preventing Extreme Confinement of Farm Animals
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion today, upholding the constitutionality of Proposition 2, the California ballot measure banning the inhumane confinement of egg-laying hens, breeding pigs and veal calves in cages so small the animals cannot stretch their limbs, lie down or turn around.
January 29, 2015
Pet stores in New York City are prohibited from buying puppies from commercial puppy brokers or from USDA breeders with severe Animal Welfare Act violations under a new, groundbreaking ordinance.
January 5, 2015
House of Cards’ Kate Mara, Twilight’s Nikki Reed, The Vampire Diaries’ Ian Somerhalder and Moby joined The Humane Society of the United States at a press conference to celebrate the implementation of California’s Proposition 2 and to call on retailers to use only cage-free animal products.
October 29, 2014
Students at Boston Public Schools are finding more prominent placement of meat-free dishes in their cafeterias on Mondays and are filling their trays with black bean burrito bowls, garden fresh salads topped with chickpeas, protein-packed chili, and more.
October 24, 2014
Rays of Hope: Humane Society International Helps Implement Historic New Protections for Sharks and Rays
Humane Society International helps implement historic new protections for sharks and rays