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  • May 20, 2013

    Consejos para asegurar el bienestar de sus mascotas este verano

    Mientras nos preparamos para el comienzo de la temporada de verano este fin de semana con el Memorial Day, la organización de protección animal The Humane Society of the United States les recuerda a todos que mantengan a sus mascotas sanas y seguras durante los próximos meses.

  • May 14, 2013

    USDA Revokes License of Mississippi Roadside Zoo

    A roadside zoo in Mississippi has lost its exhibitor license after 43 years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture revoked the license following an undercover investigation and legal complaints to state and federal officials by The Humane Society of the United States.

  • May 13, 2013

    Orphaned Fishers Saved Just in Time

    A trio of orphaned fishers, rarely seen in the wildlife rehabilitation community, is hand-reared at Cape Wildlife Center after their nest is destroyed.

  • May 9, 2013

    Dozens of Dogs Rescued from Suspected Dogfighting Operation in Texas

    A joint effort between San Antonio Animal Care Services, The Humane Society of the United States, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office and several other law enforcement agencies resulted in the seizure of more than two dozen dogs from a suspected dogfighting operation.

  • May 6, 2013

    Big Cats in Cages: Wild Animals Rescued in Atchison, Kansas

    Nearly one dozen dangerous wild animals were removed from an Atchison, Kan., property after authorities discovered that the animals had been abandoned in their enclosures without access to food or clean water.

  • April 30, 2013

    Animal Welfare Organizations Converge on Nashville for Animal Care Expo 2013

    Presented by The Humane Society of the United States, Animal Care Expo is celebrating its 22nd year as the world's largest international education and trade show in the fields of animal care, sheltering and rescue. Animal Care Expo 2013 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., May 8-11.

  • April 25, 2013

    Maryville Horse Trainer’s Horses Seized in Soring Investigation

    Authorities seized 19 horses who may have been subjected to the cruel practice of “soring” from a Maryville, Tenn., barn and transported them to safety.

  • April 10, 2013

    First-Grade = First-Rate: Indiana Kids Raise Money for Animal Victims of Hurricane Sandy

    After Hurricane Sandy hit, first-graders at Bremen Elementary-Middle School decided to raise money to help people and pets left homeless by the storm.

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    April 4, 2013

    Four Suspected Dogfighting Operations Raided in California

    The Humane Society of the United States assisted the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in a large-scale dogfighting investigation and raid involving four properties and resulting in the arrest of four suspected dogfighters and the seizure of 18 dogs.

  • March 31, 2013

    Authorities Raid Mississippi Dogfight in Progress

    The Humane Society of the United States assisted the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Benton County Sheriff’s Office and Mississippi Bureau of Investigations in the investigation and raid on an active dogfight in Mississippi.

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