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Media Contact

Samantha Miller
The Humane Society of the United States
Public Relations Department
smiller@humanesociety.org
(301) 258 - 1417


HSUS Internship Opportunities

December 2, 2016—Help animals and receive valuable training in the animal protection field. Apply for an internship. Read more»

Animal Care Interns, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

November 18, 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

November 18, 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

November 14, 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»

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»

How to Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator

October 26, 2016—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»

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»

ZIMS Archival Intern, The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

September 13, 2016—Help and learn about wildlife in California. Apply to intern with The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center. Read more»

Students: Enter Our Chimp Drawing Contest

July 7, 2016—Students in grades K-12 are invited to enter the 2010 Chimps Deserve Better Drawing Contest, sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States. Read more»

San Nicolas Island Cats Update: Hamilton and Willow

July 7, 2016—The following are updates on a few of the cats rescued from San Nicolas Island. Read more»

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

July 5, 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»

‘MUTTS’ Cartoonist Patrick McDonnell to Judge Chimpanzee Drawing Contest

July 5, 2016—The HSUS is spreading the message to young people about chimpanzees in laboratories through a drawing contest launching Sept. 1. The 2010 Chimps Deserve Better Drawing Contest opens up a conversation about chimpanzees while sparking creativity and compassion among students in kindergarten through 12th grade. 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»

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»