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Follow these tips to keep animals safe and comfortable in the cold.

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Dog chained to a tree with a heavy weight, awaiting to be rescued from dogfighting

One of the biggest dogfighting busts ever in the United States proved how important insider information is in cracking animal fighting cases. Federal authorities used information provided by tipsters to make their case against dogfighters in six states and take custody of more than 450 alleged...

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House mice, like all animals, like to stay warm and fed, and often spend their lives comfortably inside buildings without causing any problems. If they must go however, these humane tips will help you find them a new home.

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Adapted from the book Wild Neighbors

You can become a more compassionate consumer by making sure your cosmetics and personal care, household and pet care products aren't tested on animals. It's easier than you think. Support the Humane Cosmetics Act The Humane Cosmetics Act would end cosmetics testing on animals in the U.S. by...

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If you're struggling and feel you can no longer keep your pet, we may be able to help you address the problem. And if these tips don't help you keep your pet, we can help you find a new home.

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Named for their stubby tails, bobcats are so elusive that you’d be lucky to catch a glimpse of one in your lifetime.

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Facts, statistics and trends of animals abused in the U.S. Categories of animals abused, relationship to domestic violence and legislative trends.

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Together, we can reduce needless cruelty to animals.

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Use The HSUS's travel tips to keep your pet safe while traveling by car, airplane, ship or train.

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Young horse people can learn a great deal from a relationship with a horse—personal responsibility, problem-solving, self-confidence and communication. While having a horse in the family can be rewarding, being a successful horse owner requires a great deal of time, money, and a lasting commitment...

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Follow these steps to clean up stains and get rid of odors when your dog or cat pees or poops on floors or furniture in your house.

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Backyard chickens can be wonderful companions. Interest in keeping them has grown as part of the local, sustainable, and organic food movements. The HSUS supports measures that reduce animal suffering, and every family that gets their eggs from backyard hens is likely reducing or eliminating their...

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Chickens are intelligent birds with a complex social hierarchy.

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Chicken with baby chicks, crossing a pathway

Kristie Middleton never thought she’d spend Thanksgiving cuddling a turkey. “I just never thought of turkeys as wanting human attention or wanting human interaction,” she says. But then again, she’d never met Kona. Several years ago, Middleton was visiting Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary in French...

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A little bit of information goes a long way when it comes to helping animals. So imagine what can happen when a lot of information gets to the right people. Take, for example, the 26 emaciated dogs rescued by sheriff’s deputy Dru Davis in Creek County, Oklahoma. Davis used a dog body scoring chart...

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Ruthanne Johnson

Animal shelters are your best source when looking for a pet. Not only do they have a great selection of adult animals for adoption, but many of them also have kittens, puppies and purebred pets.

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Getting a new pet? Find out why you should adopt from a shelter or rescue

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Cows are social, complex animals.

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MEDIA DOWNLOADS Supporters of horse slaughter put forth many arguments to support their position. But if you look at the facts, you'll see the truth: The slaughter of horses for meat is not only unnecessary and inhumane, it is also harmful in many ways. Below are answers to some of the most common...

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