April 28, 2012
Statement from Nicole Paquette, Texas senior state director for The Humane Society of the United States, in response to news reports of a loose python in a Houston, Texas neighborhood.
April 6, 2012
The HSUS is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the mutilation, neglect, and abandonment of an emaciated 7-foot male Burmese python who was stabbed twice, shot, and released in York Haven, Pa.
December 19, 2011
The HSUS Again Calls on Obama Administration to Adopt Rule to Ban Trade in Burmese Pythons and Other Large Constricting Snakes
The Humane Society of the United States called again on the White House to stop delaying action on a rule to ban the imports of tens of thousands of large constricting snakes into the country and they were joined by House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Norm Dicks, D-Wash., and former Chairman Bill Young, R-Fla., in demanding action on the long-delayed rule by the end of the year.
January 20, 2010
The HSUS Commends Interior Department Action to Restrict Trade in Nine Giant Constrictor Snake Species
The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud the Department of the Interior for taking action to list nine species of large constrictor snakes as injurious, which will prohibit the importation and interstate commerce of the animals for the exotic pet trade.
June 23, 2008
HSUS's ACE program, in association with the 2008 SilverDocs festival, awarded a $25,000 grant to "The Elephant in the Living Room", a documentary about exotic pet ownership