Rhinos are teetering on the brink of extinction – close to being wiped off the face of the Earth due to poaching and other threats – yet South Africa just proposed to open trade in rhino horn. Please, urge South Africa’s government to help save these animals, not exploit them: [ Action.hsi.org Link ]
Japan and South Korea still require a pesticide test that involves poisoning beagles daily for a year before they are finally killed and dissected. We have a good chance of stopping this, but we need your help. Please sign our petition now: [ Action.hsi.org Link ]
This week, HSI/LA assisted the Costa Rican Animal Health Service in the seizure of four giant schnauzers who were in deplorable health conditions.

We found the dogs with severe skin problems and all were extremely malnourished. They've been taken to a shelter for veterinary evaluation, where they will receive the necessary care and treatment.

Following their rehabilitation and recovery, the...
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Exposed: Thousands of dogs are locked away – hidden from the rest of the world – only to be slaughtered for the cruel dog meat trade. HSI is at the forefront of shutting this industry down but we need your help. Please, join our fight to stop this cruelty: [ Donate.hsi.org Link ]
This Valentine’s Day, we are celebrating you, and we wanted to let you know how much you mean to us. Thank you for spreading the love for all animals across the globe!
Meet Bindi. We found her wasting away on a dog meat farm in South Korea before rescuing her from slaughter. Today, Bindi is making up for lost time with her new family in the UK, enjoying walks with her brothers, and staying warm in her new coat!
It took over an hour to clean up Alex, rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm. The staff at Humane Society of Broward County removed more than three pounds of matted fur – and, underneath all the tangles, a collar. How could anyone abandon their family pet so heartlessly? Fortunately, Alex is now safe-- and feeling so much better after his haircut!
For the past two weeks, Chile has been affected by severe forest fires that have already claimed the lives of 11 people and displaced thousands more, as well as left over 4,000 homes badly damaged or destroyed.

Our Disaster Response team has found sheep, cows, horses and pigs with burns ranging from minor to fatal. Many companion animals have injuries to their sensitive paw pads and faces.
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Quiet, gentle Claire was the last dog to be removed from the sixth dog meat farm we've shut down. Now, thanks to you, she is on her way home--and no dog will ever suffer here again.
Amazing news! Toffee, a dog we rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm, has given birth to nine adorable puppies! Thanks to Humane Society of Vero Beach & Indian River County, she was able to deliver in a safe, loving environment instead of in a barren cage, scared and alone. We’re so happy for Toffee and her pups!
You buy, they die. Millions of animals suffer and die for frivolous fur accessories. Share if you agree there is nothing fashionable about cruelty.
Brienne has come a long way since HSI rescued her from a South Korean dog meat farm. Today, she’s living happily in her forever home, where she’s often found cuddling with her two brothers. She's always up for an adventure – snow or shine – especially if it means getting a treat at the end!
Good news! Following HSI/Mexico’s anti-dogfighting campaign--including a petition signed by more than 200,000 of you--Mexico has banned dogfighting nationwide! We will continue to push for criminal penalties for offenders. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
TAKE ACTION: Blood Lions revealed the cruel realities of South Africa’s lion breeding industry. Yet, instead of shutting down lion farms and canned lion trophy hunting, the government wants to give it the stamp of approval and allow the annual export of 800 lion skeletons. Join our urgent call for South Africa to stop these exports and shut down lion breeding: [ Action.hsi.org Link ]
HSI is committed to protecting all animals – including animals in laboratories, farm animals, companion animals, and wildlife worldwide. Please stick with us in 2017! Your support is vital to our success.
URGENT: Leopard numbers in sub-Saharan Africa have declined by more than 30% in 25 years. We need your help to ensure their survival. Please, urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list all African leopard populations as “endangered” thus giving them the highest level of protection: [ Action.hsi.org Link ]
Update: Eight dogs HSI just rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm have arrived safely in the UK! With their suffering finally behind them, they will now have a chance at new lives. Currently, they’re settling in at All Dogs Matter, but they’ll soon be adopted out to loving, forever homes.
Huge news in our fight against the senseless exploitation of wild animals! After 146 years in business, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is shutting down its circus. Some countries - like Austria, Croatia, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Iran, Singapore and many others - already have nationwide bans on use of wild animals in circuses. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Huge progress for egg-laying hens in Brazil! After working with our HSI team in Brazil, two industry giants in the country - Cargill and International Meal Company (IMC) - committed to switching to 100% cage-free eggs in the country! These two policies together will spare millions of hens from a life of confinement in cruel battery cages. Read more: [ Hsi.org Link ]
Watch Kat – a four month old puppy HSI rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm – take her first steps of freedom! Thank you to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington for taking such good care of Kat and giving her the love and attention she so desperately deserves.