July 15, 2014
It is still unclear whether a prairie dog was responsible for a man and his dog’s contraction of the plague, leading to the death of his dog and the man becoming fatally ill.
March 4, 2013
Wildlife protection organizations, including The Humane Society of the United States, Prairie Dog Advocacy Watch Group, Citizens for Prairie Dogs, People for Native Ecosystems, Animal Protection of New Mexico and WildEarth Guardians, denounce the City Commission of Clovis’ decision to kill prairie dogs instead of using no-cost, non-lethal management options.
October 20, 2011
An HSUS photographer documents the fascinating life of an American original - the prairie dog.
July 21, 2011
The HSUS went to Camp Navajo in late June and offered specialized training to local wildlife biologists from state and federal agencies on humane methods of dealing with unwelcome prairie dogs.
February 15, 2011
Animal Advocates Ask South Dakota Lawmakers to Maintain the Limited Protection of Prairie Dogs on Public Lands
Citizens from across South Dakota participating in The HSUS' Humane Lobby Day today met with lawmakers at the capitol, and urged them to oppose HB 1047, which would remove protections for prairie dogs on public lands.
February 2, 2011
While people across United States will watch Punxsutawney Phil to see whether his shadow will forecast six more weeks of winter, The HSUS and wildlife groups are also calling attention to the groundhog's cousin — the prairie dog — by observing Feb. 2 as Prairie Dog Day.
July 27, 2010
Read a first-hand account of the beginning days of the Thunder Basin prairie dog relocation project--a collaboration between animal groups and the U.S. Forest Service to save hundreds of prairie dogs from poisoning.
February 1, 2010
In western states, wildlife groups are calling attention to the prairie dog by observing Feb. 2 as Prairie Dog Day.
January 6, 2010
A new partnership between The HSUS and The Prairie Dog Coalition tries to help threatened prairie dogs in South Dakota's Conata Basin