August 16, 2016
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed the Research Animal Retirement Act into law, requiring state-funded research facilities to offer dogs and cats to animal shelters and rescue groups, or to manage their own adoption programs when animals are no longer used for research.
June 15, 2016
A bill to provide cats and dogs formerly used in research laboratories the opportunity to be adopted heads to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk after passing both chambers of the New York legislature.
February 9, 2015
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October 24, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle lists 55 things you can do to positively impact animals.
October 5, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle lists the 10 most important animal protection bills to pass at the state level so far this year.
September 20, 2012
The HSUS applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent legal action against R&R Research, a Michigan-based Class B random source dealer of dogs and cats.
May 4, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds the Minnesota Legislature and Governor Dayton for Protecting Pets
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota legislature for ending so-called “pound seizure”—the turning over of dogs and cats to laboratories for experimentation—in the state.
February 28, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses recent developments in the fight to stop the selling of pets for harmful research.
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and testing.
August 22, 2011
Resolution Presented at International Forum Calling on Research Institutions to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives
A resolution calling for research institutions around the world to develop and publicize strategies to replace, reduce and refine their use of animals in experimentation is being presented for endorsement to attendees at a prominent scientific conference.