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Plant-based eating, such as vegan and vegetarian diets, benefits people, animals and the planet.

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Whether you call them mountain lions or cougars, they’re one of the most adaptable big cats in the Western Hemisphere.

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Coyotes deserve lives free from persecution.

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One quick and easy solution to keep raccoons from eating seed intended for your backyard birds is to put out only as much seed as the birds will eat by nightfall. Raccoons forage at night, so they’ll miss the free lunch you’re providing. Another equally simple solution is to bring your bird feeders...

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Wild Neighbors (adapted from the book)

From the soaring eagles we watch from afar to the pet parakeets and canaries chirping in our homes ...

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Fur factory farms and trappers kill millions of animals each year using brutal methods just for their fur. With your help, the Humane Society of the United States is fighting back—and winning—with brands, cities and countries moving away from fur. But to make progress, we need you. There are five...

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Pigs are gentle creatures with surprising intelligence.

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Deer are our wild neighbors, forced by habitat loss into the spaces where humans now live.

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Killing programs aimed at reducing deer populations are often controversial, difficult to execute safely in urban and suburban areas, and don't result in long-term population reduction. Wildlife fertility control offers a humane way to manage deer populations where necessary and appropriate. PZP...

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Contents Will I be talking to lawmakers face-to-face? Will I be escorted or alone? Can I partner with a friend so I'm not alone? What legislation will we be discussing? Is there anything I can do to prepare? I can only make it for part of the day—is that OK? What should I wear? Can I bring my child...

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If you want to do more to help wildlife survive and thrive on your land, you’ll want to learn about humane stewardship. For practical guidance, you can tap into the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust’s nearly three decades of experience implementing humane stewardship on lands we protect. We’ve been...

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Fertility control: Essential to American wild burros and mustangs While wild burros are legally viewed in the same light as the American mustang, protected as a living symbol of the American West, the wild horses often seem to receive most of the public's attention. But burros have played a critical...

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A keystone species, bees are responsible for sustaining ecosystems and billions of dollars in agricultural crops each year.

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We fight the big fights to end suffering for all animals and, with your help, we'll achieve the vision behind our name: a humane society.

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There are many different kinds of sparrows in North America. But, the house sparrow—the little brown bird we see hopping boldly on city streets—is the most widespread and most often in conflict with people. In fact, house sparrows are one of the most widespread animals on this planet. Likely this is...

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Adapted from the book Wild Neighbors

Breathtaking photography is often the centerpiece of the Humane Society of the United States’ communications channels. We strive to use authentic photography as often as possible and we abide by a Photo Ethics Policy [PDF] to safeguard our supporters’ trust in the integrity and credibility of our...

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Between July and August 2019, a hidden-camera investigation conducted by the Humane Society of the United States in the Frisco, Texas, Petland store uncovered both animal mistreatment and rampant disease. Citations for alleged violations of the city animal control ordinance are reportedly pending...

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