News from our Care Centers

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Samantha Miller
The Humane Society of the United States
Public Relations Department
(301) 258 - 1417

Pigs rescued from neglect find a new home at Black Beauty Ranch

June 22, 2016—These pigs were rescued from neglect and are now settling into their new home at Black Beauty Ranch. Learn how you can visit them and the hundreds of other animals living at the sanctuary. Read more»

HSUS Internship Opportunities

June 15, 2016—Help animals and receive valuable training in the animal protection field. Apply for an internship. Read more»

Photo and Video Intern–Communications

April 6, 2016—Help animals and learn about videography and photography. Apply to intern at the Cape Wildlife Center. Read more»

Animal Care Interns, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

April 1, 2016—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

April 1, 2016—Learn about the operations of an animal care center. Apply to be an intern at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

Veterinary Externs, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

March 28, 2016—Learn about equine and zoological medicine, animal husbandry and rehabilitation. Apply to be a veterinary extern at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

Meet Kitty, a Chimpanzee Used in Research

March 22, 2016—Kitty, a chimpanzee, found a home at an HSUS sanctuary. Read more»

Is That a Raccoon?

March 22, 2016—Sometimes raccoons are blamed for damage they don’t do (it may be your neighbor’s dog who’s rummaging in the trash). The first step to take is to make sure it’s a raccoon you’re dealing with. Read more»

Hundreds of Chimpanzees Like Nim Still Suffer

March 22, 2016—The story of Nim, a chimpanzee who knew Animal Sign Language, is heartbreaking but far from unique. Read more»

HSUS Positions Relating to Equine Protection

March 22, 2016—The HSUS's Equine Protection Department is committed to improving the welfare of horses, burros, donkeys, and other equines through education, advocacy, and direct support. Learn our positions on soring, horse slaughter, euthanasia, horse racing, rodeos, wild mustang and burro management, responsible horse ownership and breeding, carriage horses and the use of horses in PMU (pregnant mare urine) production. Read more»

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

March 22, 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»

As Sandy Approaches, the Cape Wildlife Center Battens Down Hatches

March 22, 2016—As Hurricane Sandy heads north, the Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, Mass., operated by The Humane Society of the United States and The Fund for Animals, is safeguarding the wildlife rehabilitation hospital to protect the facility and its wild patients against potential high winds, heavy rainfall and flooding during what AccuWeather is saying is an “extremely rare and dangerous storm.” Read more»

Bear Cub Overcomes Lost Limb at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

February 22, 2016—A curious and friendly three-legged bear cub gets care and help adapting at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, operated in partnership with The HSUS. Read more»

The High of the Tiger: After Long Journey, Rescued Tigers Settle into New Habitat

January 6, 2016—Rescued from a roadside zoo, these tigers are settling into a new habitat at Black Beauty Ranch in Texas. Read more»

The HSUS Teams Up with FFA to Help Horses Around the Country

November 25, 2015—The Humane Society of the United States and its affiliate teamed up with Carter Horse Ranch, a renowned trainer in natural horsemanship, to create a year-long, virtual training program. Called Plan for Progress, the program is designed specifically for trainers working with horses that have been through traumatic experiences. Read more»

'Grate Escape' Saves a Life: Cape Wildlife Center Staff and Others Free Raccoon from Storm Grate

October 21, 2015—A raccoon receives assistance from helpful humans, including staff at the Cape Wildlife Center, after her head becomes stuck in a heavy storm grate. Read more»

For the Love of a Horse: Eight-year-old's Desire for a Horse Leads Her to Black Beauty Ranch

October 2, 2015—After realizing she wasn't ready to adopt a horse just yet, 8-year-old Lucie Bohnsack gets the next best thing---a visit to the Doris Day Equine Center at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

Externs and Veterinary Externs, Cape Wildlife Center

September 16, 2015—Learn about wildlife. Apply to extern at Cape Wildlife Center. Read more»

Room with a View

August 27, 2015—Each year at Duchess Sanctuary we undertake a wildlife project to ensure we are living in harmony with our wild neighbors. This year, in cooperation with the HSUS Wildlife Innovation and Response Team, we installed several bird nest boxes. Read more»

River Otter Rescue: Cape Wildlife Center Returns Orphaned Otter to the Wild

August 10, 2015—Orphaned river otter pup brought to Cape Wildlife Center learns how to survive in the wild. Read more»

Lulu the Chimp Breaking Records at BBR

July 16, 2015—Lulu Belle, a 52 year old chimpanzee, has been a fixture at our Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch for almost 20 years. And in that time she has continually amazed us—from thriving after being rescued from a biomedical research facility to recovering from a stroke—she’s a true survivor. But now she’s added something new to her list of attributes—record-breaker. Read more»

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

June 8, 2015—Help and learn about wildlife in California. Apply to intern with The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center. Read more»

How to Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator

June 5, 2015—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»

Goose Family Finds a New Home at Duchess Sanctuary

June 2, 2015—Although the only official animals at our Duchess Sanctuary are horses, the sanctuary is actually home to scores of native wildlife. That’s why, for the past few years we have undertaken numerous wildlife projects with the goal of making sure we are living in harmony with our wild neighbors. Our latest project involved building two floating platforms for the largest pond on the property—one as a nesting platform, the other with perches for raptors and other large birds to sit on. Read more»

Stepping Up, Pitching In: A Day-by-Day Look at Six HSUS Volunteers Who Have Made a Difference

April 17, 2015—Caring for homeless cats following a deadly storm. Serving as a leader for animals in a congressional district. Helping to pull off a free vaccination event for pets in Philadelphia or Atlanta or Los Angeles. There are myriad ways to help The HSUS provide care and protection for animals. In honor of National Volunteer Week, we’ve spotlighted six volunteers who are making a difference. Read more»

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