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  • February 26, 2013

    More Than 60 Dogs Rescued from N.C. Breeder

    The Humane Society of the United States, SPCA of Wake County and Guilford County Animal Shelter were called in by Sampson County Sheriff’s Office to help rescue more than 60 dogs from a Sampson County, N.C., property.

  • February 20, 2013

    Five Ways to Help Birds

    Watch "Rio" star Jesse Eisenberg's video explaining why it's a bad idea to buy birds like parrots. Then find out 5 things you can do today for pet birds.

  • February 14, 2013

    A Two Year Long Drug Investigation leads Law Enforcement to Large Dog Fighting Operation

    After a two-year-long drug investigation The Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office, Elizabeth City Police Department, The Federal Drug Enforcement Agencies (DEA), North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (NCALE), North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (NCSBI), Camden Sheriff’s Office arrested two people Desmond B. White B/M 35 and Maurice Baum B/M 37 on Federal drug charges and executed 4 Federal search warrants at four different locations in Elizabeth City on February 5, 2013.

  • February 11, 2013

    The Humane Society of the United States Names the Top Ten Emergency Placement Partners of 2012

    The Humane Society of the United States has named its top ten Emergency Placement Partners of 2012.

  • February 7, 2013

    Humane Lobby Day Kicks Off in Helena

    Citizens from across Montana, including members of the Montana Girl Scouts Lone Rock School Cadette Troop #3756, are participating in Humane Lobby Dayto meet with lawmakers and lobby for better animal welfare laws for pets.

  • January 29, 2013

    The Humane Society of the United States Launches Rescue Central

    Rescue Central will provide assistance and expertise to help animal rescue groups operate more efficiently and effectively, build coalitions, discover new tools and techniques for funding their operations and attain the highest levels of animal care.

  • January 25, 2013

    The HSUS Assists in Rescue of 16 Cats from Dickson Hoarding Situation

    The Humane Society of the United States and Happy Tales Humane were called in by Dickson County Animal Control to assist in the rescue of 16 cats from a White Bluff property.

  • January 25, 2013

    25 Hurricane Sandy Cats Rescued

    The Hudson Valley Humane Society and The Humane Society of the United States teamed up to rescue 25 cats left homeless in north Rockland by Hurricane Sandy.

  • January 23, 2013

    Pennsylvania House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Reduce Cost of Care for Rescued Animals

    The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for passing House Bill 82, to require alleged animal abusers to pay reasonable costs to care for their animals after seizure. The vote was 163-84.

  • December 21, 2012

    2012 ACE Documentary Grant Winners

    "Shadow Trade," an investigation into Thai dog trafficking, wins The HSUS's 2012 ACE Documentary Film Grant. "Horsepower," the runner-up, touches on a variety of equine issues.

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