Humane Society of the United States    

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The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization, backed by 11 million Americans. We help animals by advocating for better laws to protect animals; conducting campaigns to reform industries; providing animal rescue and emergency response; investigating cases of animal cruelty; and caring for animals through our sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers, emergency shelters and clinics.


    Celebrating Animals: Readers Submit Their Best Photos to All Animals

    There was no particular reason for me to visit Santa Cruz that day—just to go walking and enjoy the beach. It was August and cold. I’d only been in the U.S. for a couple of months, and I couldn’t believe my luck when I spotted the sea lions lounging in the sun on a platform near the boardwalk. They kind of looked like they were arguing with each other—making noise, pushing each other to the side, and moving around, like maybe they were positioning for the best spot. They are beautiful and not the kind of animal you see all the time. I love photographing nature, so I took some shots. Read More

    The Humane Society of the United States Encourages Students to be Leaders for Animals this School Year

    Whether choosing extracurricular activities, class projects or the latest fashion, students face many decisions at the beginning of the school year. Some of those choices may have an impact on animals, and The Humane Society of the United States has fun, school-friendly ideas to help students make this school year humane. Read More