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HSUS Internship Opportunities

October 30, 2014—Help animals and receive valuable training in the animal protection field. Apply for an internship. Read more»

Two Horses Rescued from Starvation Are Recovering at Duchess Sanctuary

October 28, 2014—Captain and Anna, left to starve by an owner who could no longer feed them, are now safe and happy at our Duchess Sanctuary Read more»

Animal Care Center Operations Interns, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

October 23, 2014—Learn about the operations of an animal care center. Apply to be an intern at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

Animal Care Interns, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

October 23, 2014—Gain animal care experience. Apply to become an intern at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Read more»

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

October 15, 2014—Rescued from a roadside zoo, these tigers are settling into a new habitat at Black Beauty Ranch in Texas. Read more»

House Resolution in Support of Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers Praised

October 8, 2014—The Humane Society of the United States praised the introduction of a Congressional resolution recognizing the important role experienced and accredited wildlife rehabilitation centers play in caring for native wildlife in communities across the country. Read more»

Duchess Finds Success with Wildlife Safe Passages Program

September 29, 2014—In the summer of 2013 the Duchess Sanctuary, in cooperation with the HSUS Wildlife Innovation and Response Team, installed numerous safe passageways in our fencing to allow for the travel of wildlife native to the area through our property. Read more»

Meet Kitty, a Chimpanzee Used in Research

September 16, 2014—Kitty, a chimpanzee, found a home at an HSUS sanctuary. Read more»

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

August 21, 2014—Help and learn about wildlife in California. Apply to intern with The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center. Read more»

HSUS Positions Relating to Equine Protection

August 18, 2014—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»

"The Elephant in the Living Room" Reveals the Realities of Exotic Pet Trade

August 4, 2014—An award-winning documentary, "Elephant in the Living Room" reveals what's wrong with keeping wild animals as pets Read more»

2012 ACE Documentary Grant Winners

August 1, 2014—"Shadow Trade," an investigation into Thai dog trafficking, wins The HSUS's 2012 ACE Documentary Film Grant. "Horsepower," the runner-up, touches on a variety of equine issues. Read more»

Emaciated Bobcat Rehabilitated at FFAWC

July 31, 2014—When your backyard is a national forest, seeing—and avoiding—wild animals is a fact of life. So when a couple in San Diego County, whose home borders the Cleveland National Forest, saw a bobcat on their property they didn’t think much of it, until they noticed it was acting strange. Read more»

Where Are They Now? Catching Up With a Few Animals Whose Plights, Flights and Remarkable Spirits Touched Our Hearts

July 23, 2014—Meet 15 animals rescued by The HSUS who have found their way home from desperate situations. Read more»

Don't Fence Me Out: Creating Safe Passages for Wildlife at Oregon Horse Sanctuary

July 22, 2014—When fencing to keep horses safe at Duchess Sanctuary in Oregon started causing problems for wildlife, The HSUS figured out a way to keep all the animals happy. Read more»

New Equine Handling Facility Opens at Black Beauty

June 30, 2014—On a beautiful day at the end of March, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch opened the doors of its newly constructed equine handling facility to provide medical evaluations and vaccinations to our 500 plus rescued equine residents. Read more»

"Pretty Little Liars" Star Ian Harding Visits Rescued Animals at Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

June 4, 2014—“Pretty Little Liars” star Ian Harding visited The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif., on Saturday, May 31 to learn about wild animal rescue and rehabilitation. Read more»

Duchess Sanctuary Holds Photography Workshop

June 3, 2014—Duchess Sanctuary, just outside of Oakland, Oregon, recently held a photography workshop to allow amateur photographers the chance to capture the beauty of the rolling hills, wildflowers and horses that make up Duchess. Read more»

USDA Revokes License of Mississippi Roadside Zoo

May 23, 2014—A roadside zoo in Mississippi has lost its exhibitor license after 43 years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture revoked the license following an undercover investigation and legal complaints to state and federal officials by The Humane Society of the United States. Read more»

Wildfires Threaten Local Wildlife

May 16, 2014—As wildfires scorch San Diego County, threats to wildlife, humans and property are of great concern. Read more»

Statement of The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States in Response to the Multi-Party Settlement with Feld Entertainment

May 15, 2014—The Fund for Animals and The Humane Society of the United States issued the following statement in response to the settlement announced between Feld Entertainment (the owner of the Ringling Bros. circus) and 12 other parties. Read more»

How to Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator

May 13, 2014—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»

New Species Arriving at Cape Wildlife Center

April 22, 2014—Strong winds, warmer temperatures, and other environmental factors are sending wildlife to Cape Wildlife Center who are from species rarely seen in the area. Read more»

Virtual Training Program Supports U.S. Horse Rescues

April 7, 2014—Horse rescues around the country can participate in a free, virtual training program. “Plan 4 Progress,” is a year-long course that will help increase the adoption success rates for horses who have been through traumatic experiences. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 11, and 25 rescues around the country will be chosen. Read more»

Little Horse Gets Large New Life at Duchess

April 6, 2014—Betty Boop was rescued from deplorable conditions and neglect on a property with more than 100 other dogs and more than 20 horses. But now, she gets individual attention at Duchess. Read more»