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Media Contact

Rodi Rosensweig
The Humane Society of the United States
Public Relations Department
RRosensweig@humanesociety.org


Patient #4319 the bare bear nicknamed Eve is showing improvement after six months of care at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif.

July 6, 2018—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center has released new photos, video and information about the progress of Eve the “Bare Bear” who captured national attention when she arrived at the Center in Ramona on Christmas Eve with no fur on her body due to a severe case of mange. Read more»

How to Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator

May 25, 2018—Found an orphaned injured, or sick wild animal? Once you're sure the animal needs help, contact a local wildlife rehabilitator. Find a wildlife rehabilitator using our state-by-state listing. Read more»

Dr. Matthew Anderson named director of the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

May 21, 2018—-- Matthew (“Matt”) Anderson has been named director of the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif., an affiliate of the Humane Society of the United States. The announcement was made by Melissa Rubin, senior vice president, animal response, care and sanctuary for the organization. Read more»

Getting their bearings: Two black bears enter retirement after a life in the entertainment industry

May 4, 2018—Black bears Sammi and Tibor enter retirement at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch after a life in the entertainment industry. Read more»

HSUS Internship Opportunities

April 17, 2018—Help animals and receive valuable training in the animal protection field. Apply for an internship. Read more»

Animal Care: Veterinary Technician Interns, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

March 27, 2018—Gain animal care and medical experience. Apply to become a vet tech intern at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

Animal Care: Rotational Interns, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

March 27, 2018—Gain animal care experience. Apply to become an intern at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

Animal Care Center Operations Interns, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

March 27, 2018—Learn about the operations of an animal care center. Apply to be an intern at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

How Is The HSUS Affiliated with Your Local Humane Society?

February 20, 2018—For more than a half-century, The HSUS has stood as the nation's most important advocate for local humane societies. Additionally, The HSUS operates its own network of sanctuaries, providing care and homes to more animals than any other national animal protection organization in the United States. Here are some of the things that The HSUS provides local animal shelters Read more»

Two Senior Black Bears Used in the Entertainment Industry Arrive at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch to live out the Remainder of their Lives

January 22, 2018—On January 8, The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch welcomed its newest residents – two senior black bears retired from the entertainment industry. After their owner used them in a traveling bear show for their entire lives, he chose to retire them at CABBR. Like all new arrivals, the two bears (ages 18 and 25) went through a two week quarantine process before being released today to roam free in their newly constructed one acre, beautiful naturally wooded habitat built exclusively for them. Founded in 1979 by author and animal advocate Cleveland Amory, more than 900 retired animals currently live on the 1,400 acre safe haven. Read more»

Sanctuary Residents Prepare for Possible Emergency

January 8, 2018—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif., is ready if the need to evacuate should arise. Weekly drills with their animals, including Tonka the Mountain lion, ensure that the center is prepared in case of emergency. Read more»

Humane Society of the United States aerial survey of devastated southeast Texas reveals thousands of stranded cattle

September 7, 2017—An aerial survey conducted by personnel with The Humane Society of the United States across east Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey revealed hundreds of cattle stranded. Read more»

A half-century of care: Cleveland Amory started the Fund for Animals 50 years ago. The author and advocate would have turned 100 this year.

August 25, 2017—Over the course of 30 years at the helm of the Fund for Animals, Cleveland Amory proved himself a man of action as well as wit. In 2017, the Fund is marking not only its 50th anniversary, but the centennial of its founder’s birthday. Read more»

What to Do About Starlings

May 15, 2017—European starlings are widespread across North America. They eat a wide variety of foods and use a wide variety of places to nest and roost. Read more»

Medical Interns, The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

January 13, 2017—Help and learn about wildlife in California. Apply to intern with The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center. Read more»

Osprey hitches a ride from Cape Cod to Fort Lauderdale

December 14, 2016—No description available Read more»

To the rescue: Rhesus macaque celebrates turning 21 at Black Beauty Ranch

December 6, 2016—After spending half her life in a lab used for medical research, then another decade at a zoo, Julie, a rhesus macaque celebrates her birthday at her new home, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

Cape Wildlife Center to continue operations for extended period in streamlined form

November 11, 2016—Cape Wildlife Center will continue operations through March 1 due to a partnership between The Humane Society of the United States and The Pegasus Foundation. The extension will provide additional time for residents and other interested parties to develop a long-term plan to provide continued service to injured wildlife on the Cape. The Pegasus Foundation is an animal-welfare-oriented charity that is partially supported by long-time advocate and philanthropist Barbara Birdsey. Read more»

After Hurricane Irene: Day 4

November 2, 2016—Our Animal Rescue Team and field responders report the latest news about animals and people impacted by Hurricane Irene. Read more»

After Hurricane Irene: Day 3

November 2, 2016—Our field rescue and animal care staff report news about the impacts on animals three days after Hurricane Irene. Read more»

After Hurricane Irene: Day 5

November 2, 2016—Our Animal Rescue Team and field responders send their latest reports on efforts to aid animals in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene. Read more»

Big Cats in Cages: Wild Animals Rescued in Atchison, Kansas

November 2, 2016—Nearly one dozen dangerous wild animals were removed from an Atchison, Kan., property after authorities discovered that the animals had been abandoned in their enclosures without access to food or clean water. Read more»

To the rescue: The Cape Wildlife Center cares for a baby woodchuck

October 26, 2016—A orphaned baby woodchuck (or chuckling) was rescued and taken to our Cape Wildlife Center, where she's being nursed back to health and will be taught how to live in the wild again. Read more»

Rhesus macaque finds friendship at Black Beauty Ranch

October 19, 2016—A rhesus macaque formerly used in biomedical research finds a new best friend at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, operated in partnership with The HSUS. Read more»

Direct Care—Wildlife Interns, The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

September 30, 2016—Help and learn about wildlife in California. Apply to intern with The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center. Read more»