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For more than half a century, the Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund have campaigned for the safety and preservation of wild horses and burros on our western rangelands. There is room for debate on how best to manage wild horses and burros on public lands...

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Our troubled economy has a trickle-down effect onto animals. Horse owners who struggle financially often find it difficult to adequately care for their high-maintenance animals. The result is a record-high number of horses who suffer from neglect or starvation. Some are even being sent to slaughter...

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Several cats tightly crammed inside a dirty cage.

Maybe you’ve seen those videos of our Animal Rescue and Response team saving animals from hurricanes, floods and large-scale neglect situations. We HSUS staffers who toil in front of computer screens and aren’t directly involved in rescues have seen those videos too. And sometimes we feel a little...

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By James Hettinger

Together, we can protect horses and burros from cruelty.

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Together with you, we made real progress for animals during another unusual year. Thank you for sticking with us, so we can be there for them. Here’s what you’ve shown us in 2021. You won’t stand for fur. In 2020, consumers made the connection between the fur trade and dangerous diseases that pose a...

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By Kelly L. Williams