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Because we're ready to step up whenever they need us.

The stories reach Amanda Arrington via text message these days: The immunocompromised hospital worker in Milwaukee who brought her spunky dog, Rusty, onto her porch to give a socially distant thanks when a Pets for Life team member dropped off dog food. The veteran with four dogs—including a...

Because everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love and countless health benefits of living with a pet.

All of us can make a difference for animals in our everyday lives, whether it's by adopting a pet, choosing products not tested on animals, eating a humane diet or engaging your community in animal protection issues. With so many widespread problems facing animals, it takes all of our collective...

The annual To The Rescue! Gala supporting the work of the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International will take place Nov. 11, 2022, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Award-winning radio and television talk show host, executive producer and author Andy Cohen will...

Editor’s note: In late December of 2020, Congress approved a stimulus deal that extended the federal evictions moratorium until Jan. 31 and provided $25 billion in rental assistance. On Jan. 20, the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended the moratorium until at least...

By reducing the suffering of animals raised for meat, eggs and dairy.

WASHINGTON—Today the Fund for Animals and the Humane Society of the United States finalized the merger announced in 2021. The Fund for Animals—which operated Black Beauty Ranch, Duchess Sanctuary and Rural Area Veterinary Services—has been an affiliate of the Humane Society family of organizations...

UPDATE 5/23/23 When the merger is completed, the Fund for Animals will become part of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). While the merger is dependent upon obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals, we anticipate the merger will be completed in 2023. Upon completion of the merger...

Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek signed bills to stop the sale of puppy mill puppies and kittens in pet stores (HB 2915) and to end the sale of animal-tested cosmetics (HB 3213). Kotek also recently signed a package of housing bills that included funding for domestic violence and homeless shelters to better...

The Humane Society of the United States was founded to tackle animal welfare challenges that were historically beyond the reach of local organizations, supplement the essential work of animal shelters and rescues by addressing the root causes of animal cruelty, advocate for stronger laws to ensure...

The Humane Society of the United States joins Hoosier animal shelters, rescues and local governments in strongly opposing HB 1412. This cruel bill would force cities and counties across Indiana to allow pet stores to sell puppy mill puppies to unsuspecting consumers, voiding ordinances in 21 Indiana...

If you're facing a financial burden or health issue, unable to find   pet-friendly housing  or having a hard time managing your pet’s behavior, you may find it difficult to care for your cat or dog. Since many challenges are temporary, it may be possible for you and your pet to stay together...

We fight the big fights to end suffering for all animals. Together with millions of supporters, the Humane Society of the United States takes on puppy mills, factory farms, the fur trade, trophy hunting, animal cosmetics testing and other cruel industries. Through our rescue, response and sanctuary...

“There's another house burning,” Kristen Huston says, steering her white sedan, its trunk loaded with pet supplies, into one of the neighborhoods where her organization, All About Animals Rescue, does outreach. “Do you smell it?” In the back seat, HSUS staffers Jason Schipkowski and Ashley Mutch...

By honoring the love people have for their pets.

It happens every autumn: As we sit down to gather some of the biggest victories you helped make possible for our year-end roundup, we’re stumped. How do we share the thousands of achievements, big and small, that together we’ve made for animals in 2022? The short answer is, we can’t. We could give...