dogs at a USDA-licensed puppy mill

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At the Humane Society Legislative Fund, our mission is to Get Political for Animals by working to pass animal protection laws at the state and federal levels, to educate the public about animal protection issues, and to support humane candidates for office. 

Humane Scorecard

Where do your federal legislators stand on animal welfare issues? Check out our annual Humane Scorecard to find out.

Legislation

Animal welfare bills in Congress we’re tracking.

Elections

Be vote ready: An animal advocate’s guide to supporting humane candidates.

News & Commentary

Pets & Cruelty, Federal Legislation, In the News, State Legislation

How you can help puppy mill dogs right now

Wildlife, Federal Legislation, In the News

Shark and marine mammal bills pass key Senate committee

Our Issues

HSLF's work spans a variety of issues to improve the lives of animals around the world.

Animal testing on a rabbit.

Animals in Research

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Wild horses on a meadow.

Equines

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Chicken at Sweet Farm, a farm animal sanctuary in Half Moon Bay, California.

Farm Animals

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Kitten at Rural Area Veterinary Services (RAVS) Field Clinic

Pets & Cruelty

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Grey Wolf

Wildlife

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