• November 5, 2013

    Biao Skincare Joins The HSUS Be Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Campaign

    Biao (Beautiful Inside And Out) Skincare

    BIAO Skincare, Beautiful Inside and Out has joined the effort to end unnecessary animal testing for cosmetics in the U.S. The Humane Society of the United States’ Be Cruelty-Free campaign welcomes the support of BIAO Skincare, which was launched in 2010 by U.S. Army soldier Nicole Baldwin.

  • November 5, 2013

    Reward Offered in Two Red Wolf Shootings in North Carolina

    Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust

    The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 per case for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for illegally shooting two endangered red wolves. The HSUS and HSWLT offer adds to an existing total reward of $2,500 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

  • November 4, 2013

    Reward Offered in Kansas Cat Decapitation

    The Great Bend Police Department

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killing and decapitation of a cat in Great Bend, Kan.

  • November 4, 2013

    Horse Advocates File Emergency Appeal to Block Horse Slaughter

    A coalition of advocates has appealed a federal court ruling clearing the way for horse slaughter to resume on U.S. soil. Plaintiffs in the case are The Humane Society of the United States and Front Range Equine Rescue, the state of New Mexico and other individuals. The groups also asked the Federal Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to block all horse slaughter inspections until the appeal is resolved.

  • November 1, 2013

    Reward Offered in Texas Sheep Mutilations

    Calhoun County Sheriff's Department

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the series of cruel sheep mutilations in Port Lavaca, Texas.

  • November 1, 2013

    Migratory Birds Get Back on Track

    South Florida Wildlife Center

    The South Florida Wildlife Center celebrated the release of three migratory birds who were rescued and rehabilitated after suffering injuries from flying into windows.

  • November 1, 2013

    Efforts to Block Horse Slaughter in the U.S. Will Continue

    Front Range Equine Rescue

    A federal judge in the court case regarding horse slaughter in the U.S. has reversed course from her initial ruling and cleared the way for U.S. Department of Agriculture inspections of horse slaughter plants in several states. The Humane Society of the United States will not only appeal the decision, but also work with the states to block the plants from opening in Iowa, Missouri and New Mexico and step up its efforts in Congress to stop the slaughter of American horses -- in the states and also in Canada and Mexico.

  • November 1, 2013

    Celebrate National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week Nov. 3-9

    In celebration of National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week from Nov. 3-9, The HSUS encourages pet lovers to support their local shelters and rescues. Try one of our ten ways to say thank you!

  • November 1, 2013

    Oregon Animal Sanctuary Seeks Funds to Keep Wildlife Hydrated

    Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust

    Greenwood Preserve, a sanctuary for native wildlife in central Oregon, hopes to install a new device to provide water to its animal residents. The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust, which protects the sanctuary, is seeking funds to support the installation and monitoring of a naturally maintained water collector, called a guzzler. The preserve lacks natural water sources that are available year-round, so the guzzler is needed to save the lives of animals when water is scarce. The project is estimated to cost $12,200, and the group is raising money through a crowd-sourcing website.

  • October 31, 2013

    New Pet-friendly Housing Provision Effective Nov. 1

    Effective Nov. 1, property owners and tenants will be able to negotiate their contracts to allow a household pet to reside on the premises. This provision will allow more Hawaii residents to adopt companion animals and bring them into their homes, and also decrease the number of pets surrendered to shelters in the future due to housing issues.

  • October 31, 2013

    Pennsylvania Voters Show Statewide Support for Banning Live Pigeon Shoots

    Mason-Dixon Polling & Research

    A statewide survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research reveals that Pennsylvania voters, by more than a four-to-one margin, strongly support legislation to ban live pigeon shoots. Sen. Pat Browne, along with 22 co-sponsors, introduced SB 510, which would end contests where live pigeons are launched into the air and shot. A handful of gun clubs continue to use live pigeons in these contests, despite the widespread availability of clay pigeons.

  • October 31, 2013

    Coalition Asks Court to Protect Consumers, Uphold Meat Labeling Rule

    Organization for Competitive Markets, United Farm Workers of America, American Grassfed Association

    A coalition of advocates for family farmers, farm workers and animal welfare has joined with independent producers to defend the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s country-of-origin labeling regulations by filing an amicus curiae brief in support of the law. The regulations tell consumers the national origin of meat, seafood and other agricultural products for sale.

  • October 30, 2013

    Bipartisan Chimpanzee Retirement Legislation Unanimously Passes Senate

    The United States Senate has voted to give the National Institutes of Health the flexibility within its budget to retire government-owned chimpanzees from laboratories to sanctuaries, and continue to support those already in sanctuary.

  • October 29, 2013

    Como Asegurar el Bienestar de las Mascotas Durante Halloween

    Es la temporada de Halloween. Incluso si usted es adulto, es probable que este día especial le produzca un cosquilleo de felicidad, pero para las mascotas puede resultar verdaderamente pavoroso.

  • October 29, 2013

    Additional Arrest, Dogs Seized in Alabama Dogfighting Investigation

    Federal Bureau of Investigations, U.S. Attorney’s Office

    As part of a continued crack down on dogfighting activity in several southeastern states, the Federal Bureau of Investigations arrested yesterday David Bernard Grace of Dothan, Ala. Grace is the 14th suspect to be arrested in an ongoing multi-state dogfighting investigation that spans Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. Prior to the arrest, The Humane Society of the United States assisted authorities with seizing 37 dogs and dogfighting paraphernalia from properties in Dothan and Abbeville, Ala., associated with Grace.

  • October 29, 2013

    Reward Offered in North Dakota Dragging Death of Pony

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the dragging death of a miniature pony stolen from a family farm in Bottineau County, N.D., in September.

  • October 28, 2013

    Former Olympian and NBA Great, Three-Term Congressman and Rhodes Scholar Tom McMillen Joins HSUS Board of Directors

    The Humane Society of the United States announces the election of Tom McMillen to its board of directors. McMillen has had an extraordinary career in collegiate, Olympic and professional sports; politics; business and civic engagement.

  • October 25, 2013

    FDA Applauded for Proposed Rule to Protect Safety of Pet Food and Treats

    The Humane Society of the United States’ CEO Wayne Pacelle is issuing the following statement in response to the Food and Drug Administration investigation into contaminated pet jerky treats and the proposed new rule to protect the safety of pet food and treats:

  • October 25, 2013

    The Humane Society of the United States Offers Reward in Syracuse, N.Y., Dog Starvation Case

    The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the starvation and death of a young pit bull-type dog. The HSUS reward is in addition to a reward offered by Cuse Pit Crew, raising the total reward offered to $6,000.

  • October 25, 2013

    The Prairie Dog Coalition to Honor Con Slobodchikoff, Ph. D.

    Prairie Dog Coalition

    The Prairie Dog Coalition, a program of The Humane Society of the United States, will honor those who have helped protect prairie dogs at the 9th annual “Living on Burrowed Time IX” gala on Sept. 13. This year’s event will celebrate and honor special guest Con Slobodchikoff, Ph. D. as Prairie Dog Protector of the Year.

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