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

HSUS Internship Opportunities

February 3, 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

January 27, 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

January 27, 2016—Learn about the operations of an animal care center. Apply to be 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

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»

Resources for Californians

April 6, 2015—California residents, we've got the animal-related information you need, from animal-protection laws, state and local governmental offices, low-cost spay or neuter, adopting a pet, volunteering and more. Read more»

Premarin and Other PMU Drugs Are Prescriptions for Cruelty for Horses

March 27, 2015—Drugs made of pregnant mare urine (PMU), such as Premarin, are prescribed to make patients in menopause or with osteoporosis feel better. But horses suffer terribly to make them. See how you can help. Read more»

Three Baby Owls Are Recovering at Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

March 25, 2015—Spring is in the air, which for most people means warmer weather and longer days, but for the wildlife rescue and rehabilitation community it means baby season. And this baby season has started off a little earlier than expected with our Fund for Animals Wildlife Center taking in three baby Great Horned Owls from the same nest over the course of one week. Read more»

Reuniting Six Coyote Pups with their Mother

February 24, 2015—When some spring yard work turned up six infant coyotes all alone, Kim D'Amico at Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif helped reunite them with their mama. Read more»

Hybrid Coyotes: A Paw in Two Worlds

February 19, 2015—Two abandoned hybrid coyote pups raised for release at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center will instead roam free at Black Beauty Ranch. Watch the video. Read more»

It's Not for the Birds: Feeding Ducks, Geese and Other Waterfowl Can Be Harmful to Their Health

February 18, 2015—A healthy diet for ducks, geese and other waterfowl includes insects, grasses and aquatic plants. Feeding them bread, crackers and popcorn does not provide them with the proper nutrients and may lead to a condition called angel wing. Read more»

HSUS Positions Relating to Equine Protection

January 7, 2015—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»

Q and A with Ian Harding: Pretty Little Liars Star Talks About His Love for Animals

December 17, 2014—Ian Harding of Pretty Little Liars talks about his love for birds and his two rescued lab-poodle mixes. Read more»

San Nicolas Island Cats Update: Hamilton and Willow

November 25, 2014—The following are updates on a few of the cats rescued from San Nicolas Island. Read more»

A Flight For Ferals

November 25, 2014—It was a short flight from San Nicolas Island to Ramona, California, but for 16 feral felines, it was the flight of their lives. Read more»