December 20, 2010
Finning--the cruel practice of cutting off a shark's fin then throwing the shark back into the water--is devastating vulnerable shark populations.
November 10, 2010
Each year in the United States, nearly 10 billion animals—chickens, turkeys, pigs, cows, and more—are raised and killed for our food, routinely endure terrible abuses on factory farms.
November 5, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States lays out its policy on wild horse management, including the use of contraception to control populations.
October 5, 2010
Nearly all chickens and most turkeys in the US are slaughtered using a system that’s rife with animal welfare, worker safety and economic problems, but controlled-atmosphere killing can help.
September 16, 2010
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program spends millions of taxpayer dollars to kill as many as 100,000 wild carnivores annually. There are often humane alternatives to this ineffective, cruel, and expensive slaughter.
September 15, 2010
Humane tactics for keeping predators from killing livestock are cheaper and more successful than lethal methods.
August 4, 2010
Most of the nine million dairy cows in the United States are confined either indoors or in dirt feedlots without a blade of grass. And all too often, they endure cruel and unnecessary mistreatment.
August 1, 2010
The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association is seeking entries for our Tales of the Natural Tail Photo Contest, which highlights the special qualities of a dog's natural tail.
July 14, 2010
Horse Welfare Councils and Coalitions, many organized by The HSUS's state directors, offer assistance to horse rescue groups and individual horse owners in need.
June 25, 2010
The Homes for Horses Coalition is dedicated to ending horse slaughter and other forms of equine abuse, while promoting growth, collaboration and professionalism in the equine rescue and protection community.