October 26, 2009
The HSUS and the Vermont Humane Federation commend Gov. Jim Douglas for signing a resolution declaring October 2009 as "Adopt a Shelter Pet Month" in Vermont.
October 22, 2009
The HSUS commends Gov. John Lynch for signing a resolution declaring October 2009 as "Adopt a Shelter Pet Month" in New Hampshire.
October 15, 2009
The HSUS commends Gov. Bob Riley for signing a resolution declaring October 2009 as "Adopt a Shelter Pet Month" in Alabama. The resolution urges Alabamians to adopt dogs, cats and other companion animals from the state's animal shelters and rescue groups.
October 9, 2009
Fourth-grade teacher Jeffery Fessler believes humane education not only helps animals and the community—it also helps his students learn more effectively.
September 24, 2009
The Ad Council, The HSUS and Maddie's Fund Launch First National PSA Campaign to Encourage Shelter Pet Adoption
The Ad Council, in partnership with The HSUS and Maddie's Fund, announced the launch of The Shelter Pet Project, a national public service advertising campaign to encourage people to make shelters their first choice for acquiring pets.
August 31, 2009
How a little dog named Zoie was comforted by a hooded sweatshirt.
August 27, 2009
Every shelter dog and cat has a story to tell. Most animals in shelters are there simply because of a little bad luck--usually the result of "people problems" like divorce, foreclosure, and lifestyle changes. As you read this, thousands of dogs and cats of all breeds, sizes, ages, and personalities are waiting for new homes, eager to start a new chapter in their lives.
August 21, 2009
The HSUS joins California Assemblymembers Ted Lieu and Cameron Smyth to support passage of a resolution declaring September 2009 "Adopt a Shelter Pet Month."
August 20, 2009
For animal advocates, there’s no such thing as “off duty” when an animal is in need.
June 4, 2009
The HSUS appeared before the California legislative Budget Conference Committee to urge consideration of the adverse implications of Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposal that would reduce the holding period for stray dogs and cats in the state's municipal animal shelters.
April 12, 2009
The Humane Society of the United States congratulates the Obamas on bringing a new dog, Bo, into their family, and thanks them for taking in a second-chance dog.
April 10, 2009
Like so many aspects of his presidency, the selection of Barack Obama's Top Dog has excited public imagination to a degree unsurpassed by his predecessors in the White House.