Animal protection organizations call on nation’s governors to classify pet supply, veterinary practices and other businesses needed to sustain animals’ lives as essential

Animal protection organizations call on nation’s governors to classify pet supply, veterinary practices and other businesses needed to sustain animals’ lives as essential

Animal protection organizations call on nation’s governors to classify pet supply, veterinary practices and other businesses needed to sustain animals’ lives as essential

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 01:04

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The final 2019 Humane Scorecard is now online, and we invite you to check it out and see how your federal legislators stood on a range of key issues last year. Please also share this scorecard with family, friends, and fellow advocates and help spread the word!

To recap, despite the highly polarized atmosphere in Washington, D.C., we achieved some crucial bipartisan victories for animals during the first session of the 116th Congress. Here are some highlights of 2019:

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By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

Residents of three U.S. states can now buy cosmetics in stores without having to worry whether they may have been tested on animals. On New Year’s Day yesterday, a ban on the sales of cosmetics newly tested on animals went into effect in California, Illinois and Nevada. This signals the dawn of a new era when it comes to this practice that results in great suffering for tens of thousands of animals worldwide.

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 00:00

Update: Trump signs omnibus funding package with wins for horses and burros, companion animals, animals in research and more

President Trump has signed into law the omnibus appropriations package with major victories for animals, including horses and burros, companion animals, marine mammals and animals in zoos and research facilities.

Michelle Riley/The HSUS