Every day, we're fighting the worldwide injustice of animal cruelty. While every culture has different beliefs and customs, some practices deserve no tolerance.
Take Action Through Our Issues
Events like fire bull fiestas and Toro de la Vega promote cruelty as entertainment. Help cancel them permanently. Learn More
Every year, approximately 250,000 bulls are killed in bullfights. You can help by not attending bullfights. Learn More
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
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
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
September 4, 2014
Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted to halt EU funding funneled to those who breed bulls for bullfights. Humane Society International welcomed the vote and, in advance of a full plenary vote, called on all MEPs to speak out against the bloodsport.
August 21, 2014
100,000 INR Reward Offered for Information Leading to Conviction of the Person Brutally Kicking a Dog
HSI/India offered a reward of up to INR 100,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person kicking the dog in a video circulated widely on Facebook.
August 14, 2014
Le gouvernement du Québec refuse de secourir des renards en détresse élevés dans une ferme d’animaux à fourrure
Les autorités du ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec refusent de secourir environ 80 renards roux en détresse élevés dans une ferme d’animaux à fourrure en Montérégie.
August 13, 2014
HSI/Latin America and the Costa Rican National Animal Health Service rescued 18 teacup French Poodles illegal puppy mill in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica.