The HSUS and its affiliates are the nation’s number-one provider of animal care, through the work of our animal sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers, Animal Rescue Team, wildlife response units, veterinary division, international street dog defenders, and other hands-on programs. Show More Summary
“So, should I try to eat mostly raw vegetables?” It is a question I am asked often enough that I felt I should address it. Here's my answer.
Al Gore is eating vegan. The press is calling it "going vegan." Here's what I want when it comes to Gore, you, and veganism.
I’ve written before about the distinction between accredited zoos and roadside menageries. At roadside zoos, the outcomes are typically adverse for the animals, who are often obtained from questionable sources, housed in deficient environments,...Show More Summary
In 2010, The HSUS led a coalition supporting a winning ballot measure in Missouri to crack down on puppy mills. We launched that initiative because Missouri had long been the top puppy mill state in the nation, with as many... ...Show More Summary
Today is Cyber Monday, well-known for being one of the biggest online shopping days of the year – coming on the heels of the largest in-store shopping day, known popularly as “Black Friday.” But whether we purchase goods online, in-store... ...Show More Summary
The post Professor Francione Delivers Keynote Speech at the 2013 DePaul University College of Law Event, “Animals as Food: The Legal Treatment of Animals in Contemporary Agribusiness and Factory Farming”/October 30, 2013 appeared first...Show More Summary
The term “abolitionism” applied in the context of animal ethics is largely meaningless because there are people who describe themselves as “abolitionists” who want to see all animal use abolished, those who want to see some but not all...Show More Summary
As we prepare for a few days of family, friends and giving thanks, I’m thankful for those who walked this path before me. On Dec. 1, we’ll mark the 50th anniversary of the death of HSUS co-founder Fred Myers, a... Related Stories The Jury is in for Animals at the WTO Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide Game-Changing “Petential” for Pets for Life
The university has announced the creation of new service that is apparently intended to provide assistance to campus scientists who have questions about the ethics of the experiments they plan to conduct.On Campus: UW-Madison creates...Show More Summary
There has been a seismic shift on the international legal front for animals this week. Unknown to most Americans, the World Trade Organization in Geneva sets the rules of the road on trade matters and regularly renders far-reaching decisions...Show More Summary
Everyone knows speed kills. Speed limits in neighborhoods and school zones protect the safety of the community. But what if the government wanted to let those speed limits expire every few years? It would waste resources and threaten lives. Show More Summary
Since the far-reaching, multi-state dogfighting raid in late August – involving 13 locations and the seizure of 367 dogs – your HSUS Animal Rescue Team and animal fighting experts have been doing all sorts of follow up on this and... ...Show More Summary
With tens of millions of people living at or below the poverty level in the United States, it’s no surprise that the pets in these households go without as well. Through The HSUS’ Pets for Life program, which we directly... Related Stories HSI Teams Provide Relief in the Philippines HSUS Undercover: Georgia Dog Lab Supplied by Random Source Dealer A Royal Pain
A fortune cookie, a rescue beagle, and one of those little realizations that strengthens my ethics? Yep, that's a perfect storm.
As I write, the second of two Humane Society International teams is in the field in the Philippines, leading response to the needs of animals and people in the areas ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan. Humane Society International has been on... ...Show More Summary
I was severely surprised and shocked this was just out in the open, perfectly accepted, everyone thinking this is perfectly normal. To me, it doesn't even seem like it should be legal.
The world has reacted in outrage to a photo of TV host Melissa Bachman posing next to a dead lion she had shot and killed in South Africa, and the entire episode has shined another spotlight on the disturbing subculture... Related Stories Remembering Rep. Bill Young Birds Falling from the Sky Horse Soring in the Hot Seat on Capitol Hill
Melissa Bachman, who is the host of a hunting show called Deadly Passion, announced on her Facebook page on November 1 that she had killed a lion in South Africa and she posted this picture: The response was remarkable. According toShow More Summary