November 2, 2012
In celebration of National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week from Nov. 4-10, The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, encourages pet lovers to reach out and support their local shelters and rescues.
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 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 5, 2012
With support from The Humane Society of the United States, Joe Seneshale, owner of Joe’s PET DEPOT, will no longer sell puppies at his stores, and has converted to a humane business model of selling pet supplies and making available homeless dogs and cats from local animal shelters.
October 2, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Pennsylvania House for voting to pass House Bill 2630, which would ban the use of carbon monoxide chambers at animal shelters, and allow shelter personnel to procure the drugs necessary to euthanize animals in a humane manner.
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.
July 19, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States is helping the Montclair Animal Shelter keep animals cool after its air conditioning unit suddenly broke. The HSUS donated funds for two temporary units.
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.
November 10, 2010
Five ways to inspire kids to become animals' heroes