The Humane Society of the United States

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The Humane Society of the United States works around the country to support animal welfare legislation, fight animal cruelty in all forms, and engage citizens to promote the protection of animals. Find out what's happening in your state » Access our advocacy toolkit »

Here's a small sampling of the issues we're working on across the country. Find alerts specific to your state »

Take Action
  • Washington: Stop Killing Sea Lions

    Sea lions along the Columbia River are being painfully branded and killed. Their crime? Eating fish. Please tell Governor Inslee that killing sea lions is a cruel and ineffective form of wildlife conservation.

  • New Jersey: Speak Up for Abused Pigs

    Ask your assemblymembers to ban the cruel practice of confining mother pigs in metal crates so small the animals can't even turn around.

  • Austin: Adopt a Humane Coyote Management Plan

    Ask the Austin City Council to save coyote lives by implementing humane methods for effectively solving conflicts between coyotes, people and pets.

In Your State

Find out more about The HSUS's efforts in your state. Read More »