Every day, we're fighting the worldwide injustice of animal cruelty. While every culture has different beliefs and customs, some practices deserve no tolerance.

Bullfighting Cruelty: Not So Entertaining

A bullfight is not entertainment, but rather a spectacle of animal cruelty in three acts.

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  • Bull Fiestas

    Events like fire bull fiestas and Toro de la Vega promote cruelty as entertainment. Help cancel them permanently. Learn More

  • Bullfighting

    Every year, approximately 250,000 bulls are killed in bullfights. You can help by not attending bullfights. Learn More

  • Horse Slaughter

    Due to their sensitive nature and flight response, there is no humane way to slaughter horses for food. All kinds of horses meet this fate, but you can help. Learn More

  • Dogfighting

    The dogfighting industry profits from the pain of dogs forced to live in isolation and fight to the death. Join our efforts to stop it. Learn More

  • Working Equines

    Welfare issues often arise for working equines due to lack of access to veterinary care and challenging environments. We're training owners and animal health workers to improve treatment.Learn More

Confronting Cruelty News

  • February 14, 2018

    Chihuahua endurece sanciones contra peleadores de perros

    Humane Society International celebra la aprobación de una modificación al Código Penal de Chihuahua para penalizar diversas actividades relacionadas con las peleas de perros en ese Estado.

  • February 1, 2018

    Más de 130,000 firmas para prohibir una fiesta cruel en la que se destripan caballos en Yucatán

    Más de 130,000 personas se unieron a Humane Society International México en un llamado para prohibir el Torneo de Lazo, un espectáculo cruel en el que caballos son eviscerados en Yucatán, México.

  • January 5, 2018

    High Court at Hyderabad reiterates ban on cockfighting

    The High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad has reiterated its ban on cockfighting directing the Government of Andhra Pradesh to strictly follow the order it made in 2016. HSI/India has been campaigning to end the practice of cockfighting and has urged the public to report any cockfighting to the nearest police station or at HSI/India’s tip line at 8899117773.

  • November 7, 2017

    Guatemala lanza Unidad de Protección y Bienestar Animal

    Humane Society International elogió el lanzamiento de la Unidad de Protección y Bienestar Animal en Guatemala, responsable de vigilar y exigir el cumplimiento de la histórica Ley de Protección y Bienestar Animal y las regulaciones asociadas, que entró en vigencia en septiembre de 2017.

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