Latest Humane Society of the United States Stories

2011-04-01 08:21:00

Efforts Made Possible Through the Work of Individuals and Organizations Such as the Ady Gil World Conservation and American Dog Rescue WASHINGTON and WARREN COUNTY, Tenn., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In one day on Wednesday, freshman U.S.

2011-03-24 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association, the nation's voice for the protection of children and animals, today provided $10,000 in cash, along with a shipment of critically needed animal sheltering supplies, to support local animal relief efforts in Japan.

2011-03-01 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a coalition of wildlife groups--International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Humane Society International (HSI), Born Free USA, Born Free Foundation and Defenders of Wildlife--filed a petition with the Department of Interior to list African lions as Endangered under the U.S.

2011-01-12 09:36:00

MIAMI, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A former employee of Miami-Dade Animal Services has come forward to testify to the killing of dozens of animals by a brutal method known as "heart-stick" in an incident at the shelter on October 22, 2010.

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Agency announces new measures that will better ensure humane treatment of cattle presented for processing Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 22, 2010 The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced several measures that will better ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of all cattle presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities. “Under this Administration, we have significantly strengthened our ability to enforce the Humane Methods of...

2010-12-15 12:41:00

Renowned Animal Expert to Advise the World's Largest Humane Farming Certification Program DENVER, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association announced that Candace Croney, Ph. D., has been named to the Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Humane Certified program.

2010-12-14 13:58:00

DENVER, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of staff and volunteers from American Humane Association's Red Star Animal Emergency Services are working in Arkansas at the request of the Fulton County Sheriff's office to assist with the rescue of 117 neglected horses.

2010-11-15 16:02:00

In the news release, Winning Students Announced in The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes' Nationwide Fur-Free Fashion Competition, issued 15-Nov-2010 by The Art Institutes over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the source should be listed as The Art Institutes and The Humane Society of the United States rather than The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts as originally issued inadvertently.

2010-11-15 13:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes are pleased to announce Valeria Krasavina from Miami International University of Art & Design as the Grand Prize winner of the sixth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fur-Free Fashion Design Competition.

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