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The HSUS works in Florida to support animal welfare legislation, fight animal cruelty in all forms, and engage citizens to promote the protection of animals. Help advocate for laws to protect animals in Florida. Contact Us » Read Florida News on Facebook » Frequently asked questions »

  • Kate MacFall is The HSUS Florida State Director. Megan Mays

Meet The HSUS Florida State Director

A 13-year resident of Florida and long-time animal advocate, Kate MacFall is The HSUS's state director for Florida. Contact the director » Resources for animals in florida »

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  • August 17, 2017

    Operation Grey Muzzle takes flight, transports hundreds of Puerto Rico shelter dogs stateside

    A group of more than 200 dogs, including many senior dogs, from overwhelmed Puerto Rico animal shelters will arrive at airports in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Raleigh-Durham in North Carolina next week. Upon arrival, these lucky companion animals will continue their journey to shelters and rescue partners along the East Coast.

  • August 8, 2017

    The heart of healing: How our South Florida Wildlife Center uses new techniques to save animal lives

    New knowledge and methods are allowing rehabilitators at the South Florida Wildlife Center and elsewhere to successfully return an increasing number of creatures to the wild—armadillos, opossums, burrowing owls and more. It’s a unique challenge, with lifesaving results.

  • April 12, 2017

    Bad trip: How not to spend your summer vacation

    Swimming with dolphins sounds like a magical experience, but does a tourist destination like this really have the animals’ best interest at heart? Learn the dark side of some of the most popular animal attractions.

  • Manatee

    March 30, 2017

    Manatees lose protection as USFWS removes endangered status for species

    The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund are expressing disappointment that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that manatees in the United States and South America will no longer be listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act and will instead be considered threatened.

  • March 2, 2017

    Palm Beach County pet stores found allegedly violating puppy mill ordinance

    A new investigation by The Humane Society of the United States reveals that several pet stores in Palm Beach County, Florida, violated local laws designed to prevent their buying from breeders with animal welfare violations, while other stores were apparently violating laws that require the disclosure of certain information to potential buyers.

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