November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
November 2, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Los Angeles City Council for approving an ordinance to place a moratorium on the retail sales of dogs, cats and rabbits obtained from commercial breeders.
October 25, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds Gov. Tom Corbett for Signing Ban on Gas Chamber Use at Animal Shelters
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Gov. Tom Corbett for signing HB 2630 into law. The law bans the use of carbon monoxide chambers at animal shelters and allows shelter personnel to procure the drugs necessary to euthanize animals in a humane manner.
October 11, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for unanimously voting against a rule that would have resulted in the closure of the state’s nonprofit spay/neuter clinics.
October 8, 2012
The HSUS, on behalf of its 107,000 Alabama members and supporters, submitted comments in opposition to rules proposed by the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners that would prevent animal shelters from providing affordable veterinary care to their animals.
October 4, 2012
October is National Pet Wellness Month and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association and The Humane Society of the United States are reminding pet owners that preventative care is the easiest way to help pets live longer and healthier lives.
September 25, 2012
The HSUS and PetSmart Charities® announced that ten local animal care organizations from around the country have been selected to receive the groups’ Pets for Life Mentorship program grant, totaling $452,500 for the groups to provide direct, hands-on community outreach training tailored to help pets and pet owners in under-served neighborhoods.
September 24, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Pennsylvania House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee for voting to pass two important animal welfare acts.
August 9, 2012
The HSUS applauds Gov. Deval Patrick for signing S.2192, “An Act Further Regulating Animal Control,” into law.
July 12, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States released a new 30-second video public service announcement featuring all-star pitcher Roy Halladay urging pet owners to spay and neuter their pets.
July 15, 2011
A video from our vaults shows that styles may change, but the basics of being a responsible pet owner are timeless.
May 19, 2011
Expo 2011 celebrated 20 years of progress in animal care and marked the retirement of HSUS Vice President for Companion Animals John Snyder.
January 25, 2011
The 2011 Spay Day Online Pet Photo Contest has opened. Participants can upload digital photos of their beloved companion and tell the world how their pet has touched their lives.
November 10, 2010
Five ways to inspire kids to become animals' heroes