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This list is provided as a resource for horse owners and is for informational purposes only. Please contact specific vendors for more information on their services. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all listings. This list is not exhaustive and is subject to change over time. The...

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Editor's note: Shortly after this issue went to press, Mexico banned animal testing for cosmetics. We've updated the number of countries with such bans in the copy below. When Julia Fentem began her career in toxicology around 1990, there was one government-sanctioned way of proving cosmetics safety...

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Text by Karen E. Lange  Illustrations by Rachel Stern

Last updated April 16, 2021 Contents What has the Humane Society of the United States been doing to address the COVID-19 crisis? What has been done at the state level? Should I have a preparedness plan for my pet(s)? Can my pet get COVID-19? How can I keep my home clean and safe for my pets? What...

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Pet food and other necessities To locate a pet food pantry or other pet-related community service, explore an interactive resource map provided by Feeding Pets of the Homeless; just choose which resource you’re seeking under the “Get Help” listing on the right. Or contact your local shelter and...

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Looking for rental housing that will welcome your whole family, including pets? We can help.

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What should I do to keep my pets safe during disasters? What can the HSUS do to help? Where do the animals go when you transport them out of these communities? Do you transport missing pets out of the disaster impact region? How can I support the HSUS’s work to help animals impacted by the tornadoes...

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Where can I receive up-to-date information on a storm in my area? What should I do to prepare for a hurricane? What should I do to prepare for flooding in my area? What can the HSUS do to help? My shelter can take animals. How can we help? I need help evacuating pets from my residence/shelter. Where...

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When your pet dies, it's natural to feel sorrow, express grief, and need understanding and comfort from friends and family. Sometimes it's hard for others to understand your loss.

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The Humane Society of the United States’ Pets for Life program provides free veterinary care and support services in communities with limited or no access to pet wellness resources, and is dedicated to bridging the gap between animal service providers and millions of people and pets living in...

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Cat walking on tree limb within a safe catio enclosure

Every now and then, on nice days, Krista Rakovan would let her cats onto the back deck for some supervised sunbathing. She watched how much Julius, Ginger and Kobe loved lying in the sun—the only time they were permitted outside—and she thought about how she could add more variety to their lives. “I...

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By Catherine Hess

If you’re struggling financially, annoyed by your pet's behavior, experiencing pet allergies or having trouble finding housing that welcomes your pets, our resources can help. Pet-related problems can be frustrating and you may feel that giving up your pet is the only solution. But before you take...

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Your ability to vote (and mobilize other voters) is your superpower in the lawmaking arena The primary motivation of your legislators is getting reelected. The number and strength of the animal-friendly laws we’re able to pass is directly proportionate to the strength of the voting bloc for animals...

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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...

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You're driving your car when you see a dog on the side of the road. With a sinking feeling, you realize they are alone. What should you do? This is a wrenching scenario for all who care about animals. After all, what if your own pet were standing there? Use our guidelines for providing safe and...

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When your beloved dog or cat strays from home, it can be a traumatic experience for both of you. Here are some tips that we hope will help you find your pet. Search the neighborhood How you conduct your search will depend on your pet’s personality and species. A confident, outgoing pet may have made...

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Contents How can I be certain that the Humane Society of the United States is deserving of my support? How much of my donation actually goes toward helping animals? How do I become a member? How can I raise money on behalf of the Humane Society of the United States? Does the HSUS offer matching...

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Bringing a new dog into your life is an exciting event, but it’s also one that can be stressful for both you and your pup until you’ve settled into a routine. It can take days, months or longer for you and your pet to adjust to each other and for your dog to acclimate to your home, especially if...

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