May 24, 2013
Large constrictor snakes like pythons, boa constrictors, and anacondas are powerful wild animals capable of killing an adult human—and they are commonly and legally kept as "pets" throughout the United States. Allowing private possession of these dangerous reptiles threatens public safety, environmental health, and the welfare of the animals themselves.
May 23, 2013
Read the official rules for voting for the pet you think should win The HSUS's 2013 Pets of Valor Award.
May 16, 2013
Avitrol is marketed as a repellent, but it is highly toxic to most birds, mammals, and other animals.
May 15, 2013
Congress required the FDA to use stricter safeguards for pet food after thousands of cats and dogs died from melamine-tainted pet food sold by Menu Foods.
May 6, 2013
Proposed federal legislation, the Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments, would increase living space for laying hens and improve their overall living conditions. Please urge your Senator to vote for this bill.
May 1, 2013
The American Kennel Club released the 10 most popular dog breeds for 2012, and The HSUS has found these very breeds in inhumane puppy mills across the country.
April 24, 2013
The commercial fishing industry poses dangers to marine mammals. Boat collisions, entanglements in fishing gear, or entrapments as non-target species result in injuries and deaths.
April 19, 2013
Seventh-day Adventist, religious statements on animals. Fact sheet includes official, historical and contemporary statements on animals for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
April 5, 2013
The Marine Mammal Protection Act is the principal law which guides marine mammal protection and conservation policy.
April 4, 2013
Tell us why you love Meatless Mondays! You could win a signed MUTTS comic strip print, a signed copy Wayne Pacelle's "The Bond," an HSUS logo t-shirt, and a box of organic chocolates.