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.