March 7, 2013
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States Commend CITES Parties for Interim Decision to Ban International Trade in the African Manatee
Humane Society International Senior Associate Marine Scientist Mark Peter Simmonds released the following statement praising an interim decision to give the African manatee top-level protection on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species by listing the animal on Appendix I.
March 7, 2013
HSI and The HSUS Criticize Decision by CITES Parties That Will Further Imperil Beleaguered Polar Bears
Humane Society International Wildlife Director Teresa M. Telecky, Ph.D., released the following statement criticizing the parties during the 16th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species for their interim decision to not give the polar bear top-level protection with a listing on Appendix I of CITES.
February 20, 2013
Watch "Rio" star Jesse Eisenberg's video explaining why it's a bad idea to buy birds like parrots. Then find out 5 things you can do today for pet birds.
December 6, 2012
The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center bid farewell this week to Sheba, a 15-year-old mountain lion who came to us as a young kitten from the exotic pet trade
November 19, 2012
The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center is home to Hannah -- the second-oldest pygmy hippo in the U.S. This year, Hannah celebrates her birthday on Thanksgiving day.
October 29, 2012
The Fund for Animals’ animal care centers are spread from coast to coast, and the fall weather affects each in unique and beautiful ways.
October 23, 2012
Humane Society International helps Nicaragua's only official rescue center rehabilitate and release victims of the illicit wildlife trade.
October 2, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are working with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources to offer rewards for information in cases of poaching and designated wildlife-related crimes. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-855-DLNR-TIP.
September 28, 2012
Towering at about 9 feet tall, a dromedary camel named Saudi is one of the newest – and largest – of the rescued animals now roaming the rolling Texas pastures of Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch.
August 24, 2012
In the wake of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s ongoing investigation into the illegal deer smuggling on to the Big Island and transport of Mouflon Sheep to Maui – both to provide living targets for hunters – The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust urge Hawaii residents to report wildlife crimes, including illegal wild animal transport or abandonment.
June 21, 2012
The HSUS Applauds New Jersey Senate for Overwhelming Support in Passing Legislation to Protect Breeding Pigs and Tigers
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the New Jersey Senate for passing two important animal protection bills: S.1921 and S.945.
June 20, 2012
The HSUS Commends the California Fish and Game Commission for Strengthening Dangerous Wild Animal Regulations
The HSUS applauds the California Fish and Game Commission for voting 3 to 0 today to strengthen state regulations governing the inspection of facilities housing dangerous wild animals.
June 19, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and Born Free USA Praise Hawaii Governor for Signing Bear Bile Prohibition into Law
The HSUS, on behalf of its more than 50,000 members and supporters across Hawaii, and Born Free USA thanked Gov. Neil Abercrombie for signing House Bill 2296, prohibiting the sale of possession of bear bile, gallbladder and other bear parts, into law earlier this week.
June 5, 2012
Readers of influential inside the beltway newspapers were met with eye-popping, full-page advertisements this morning that urged the Obama Administration to take a leadership role in protecting imperiled polar bear populations.
May 21, 2012
In the wake of an undercover investigation revealing that an Oklahoma roadside zoo with ties to Pennsylvania is allowing children to interact with dangerous predators, The Humane Society of the United States is urging the state Senate to quickly pass H.B. 1398, the exotic pet bill, sponsored by Rep. Edward Staback, D-Lackawanna/Wayne.
May 18, 2012
The HSUS Urges Congress to Take Immediate Action by Passing the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act
In the wake of an undercover investigation revealing that an Oklahoma roadside zoo with approximately 200 tigers and other big cats is allowing children to interact with dangerous predators, The HSUS is calling on members of Congress to take immediate action on the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act (H.R. 4122).
May 15, 2012
The HSUS applauds the New Jersey Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee for passing a measure to require certificates of registration for captive tigers.
May 4, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States, on behalf of its more than 50,000 members and supporters across Hawaii, thanks the State Legislature for its support in passing a number of animal protection bills this legislative session, and urges Gov. Abercrombie to sign the bills into law.
May 1, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to file charges against the owner of Collins Zoo in Collins, Miss., for repeated and willful violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act.
April 30, 2012
Return of Powerful Exotic Animals to Private Ownership in Zanesville Underscores Need for Ohio House to Pass Dangerous Wild Animal Measure
Return of Powerful Exotic Animals to Private Ownership in Zanesville Underscores Need for Ohio House to Pass Dangerous Wild Animal Measure, says Karen Minton, Ohio state director for The Humane Society of the United States