Animal Rescue and Care
Today, at an inner-city high school in Philadelphia, The HSUS unveiled a new public service announcement featuring Michael Vick that urges viewers to call our tip line if they have information about illegal animal fighting crimes.
Yesterday, 9-year-old Declan Gregg came to Washington to root out cruelty to animals. He visited The HSUS’s downtown headquarters after a long day on Capitol Hill, where he lobbied for the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act.
Last month, the HSUS Animal Rescue Team made stops in Florida and Pennsylvania to help local law enforcement save dozens of dogs from suspected fighting rings. During a snowstorm in Pittsburgh, we worked with local police and Hello Bully, a rescue group, to save 13 . . .
Our Animal Rescue Team deployed last week to Jones County, N.C., where we joined with law enforcement and our friends at the SPCA of Wake County to rescue 80 small dogs and puppies. Take a look at our video of the dogs being carried to safety.
In taking stock of the disasters of the last decade―whether it’s the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast in 2005, the earthquake in Haiti in 2010, or the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and radiation release―The HSUS and Humane Society International . . .
Our Animal Rescue Team is in Kentucky helping pets affected by the devastating storms, working with local group Fur Ever Friends. See our latest video of a rescued dog who had been buried under the rubble.
We’re celebrating extraordinary examples of the human-animal bond with our fifth annual Dogs of Valor Awards. Read these heroic dogs’ stories and vote for your favorite.
A new HSUS undercover investigation released today shines a light on the dark side of the Tennessee walking horse industry and has led to the rescue of horses from one of the industry’s most notorious and abusive trainers. A federal grand jury has handed down . . .
I’m in North Carolina this week, speaking at public events for The Bond, touring the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, visiting animal shelters, and meeting so many advocates committed to animal protection. North Carolina is a state at a crossroads with respect to animal welfare.
This week, The HSUS and local animal welfare agencies and groups were called in by Stokes County Animal Control to help rescue more than 150 dogs from a North Carolina puppy mill. Stokes County Animal Control served a warrant Tuesday and found French bulldogs, Chihuahuas, and . . .
Supporters of The HSUS can see our results in the form of animals rescued, cruelty prevented, and awareness built. I’m also glad to report that both The HSUS and Humane Society International just received four stars, the highest rating, from the independent charity evaluator Charity Navigator.