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Crate training takes advantage of your dog's natural instincts as a den animal. A wild dog's den is their home—a place to sleep, hide from danger and raise a family. The crate becomes your dog's den, where they can find comfort and solitude while you know they’re safe and secure (and not shredding...

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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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The Humane Society of the United States’ Law Enforcement Training Center provides training to thousands of law enforcement officers each year on investigating and prosecuting illegal animal cruelty and fighting. Trainers are former and current law enforcement with expertise in animal abuse crimes...

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Remember how happy you were if your parents gave you a dollar for every A on your report card? They made you want to do it again, right? That's positive reinforcement. Dogs don't care about money. They care about praise ⁠— and food. Positive reinforcement training uses praise and/or treats to reward...

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Contents Military What types of training involve animals? What happens to the animals? Which animals are used? What laws and regulations address this? What are the alternatives? Are non-animal alternatives effective? Does the military conduct research experiments on animals? Veterinary schools What...

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TrustHouse Services Group, one of the country’s largest food service providers, will improve animal welfare by eliminating pig gestation crates from its pork supply chain, garnering praise from The Humane Society of the United States. The Charlotte-based company is the country’s sixth-largest food...

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The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has upheld the constitutionality of Proposition 2, the California ballot measure banning the inhumane confinement of egg-laying hens, breeding pigs, and veal calves in cages so small the animals cannot stretch their limbs, lie down, or...

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Dunkin’ Donuts today announced that it will map its international supply chain to understand the feasibility of transitioning to 100 percent cage-free eggs globally, and, based on this assessment, establish a global target with interim deliverables towards this goal. As an immediate step, 10 percent...

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Hilton Worldwide announced today that it will begin to eliminate the use of cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs in its global food supply chain. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s largest animal...

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Citizens for Farm Animal Protection has announced a new ballot initiative in Massachusetts to curb extreme confinement and lifelong immobilization of animals at industrial-style factory farms. The coalition aims to collect more than 90,000 signatures in order to qualify this animal welfare proposal...

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Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Animal Rescue League of Boston, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Zoo New England, Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association

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Hundreds of Oklahoma law enforcement officers will receive free training and resources for investigating puppy mills, animal fighting and animal cruelty by the Humane Society of the United States in partnership with local organizations. The trainings will be held March 7 through March 11 in Woodward...

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National Sheriffs' Association, FBI, Humane Society of Tulsa, Oklahoma Association Chiefs of Police, Oklahoma Sheriff & Peace Officers Association, Oklahoma Sheriffs' Association

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department and the Humane Society of the United States are hosting training to help law enforcement officers investigate animal abuse and prevent violent crimes on August 23 in Tucson, Arizona. All divisions of law enforcement officers are invited, including humane officers...

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More than 300 local animal rescue and shelter personnel are registered to attend upcoming trainings on animal behavior being held in Ohio. The training hosted by the Humane Society of the United States in partnership with the ASPCA aims to inform attendees on how to interpret and respond to canine...

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