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

  • 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.

  • November 7, 2017

    Guatemala launches Animal Welfare Unit to help implement animal welfare law

    HSI has praised the launch of the Animal Welfare Unit in Guatemala responsible for implementing the nation’s landmark Animal Welfare and Protection Law and associated regulations, which went into effect in September 2017. The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food will house the Unit.

  • September 15, 2017

    India gets its first Centre for Animal Law at NALSAR University of Law

    NALSAR University of Law established India’s first Centre for Animal Law. Humane Society International/India will work with NALSAR University to steer and coordinate the activities of the centre.

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