Wed, 04/01/2020 - 20:25

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, 03/05/2020 - 22:37

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00

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:

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:00

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 00:00

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 00:00

Cockfighting ban in U.S. territories takes effect tomorrow, despite resistance in Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands

Tomorrow, a hard-won federal law goes into effect to close a loophole that allowed cockfighters to continue operating in U.S. territories, including Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We’ve strongly supported this law because it seeks to end a cruel practice that results in severe suffering and death for countless birds each year.

Photo by Heather Severt/the HSUS