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

  • August 1, 2017

    HSI da la bienvenida a la presentación de una iniciativa legislativa para combatir las peleas de perros en Chihuahua

    HSI da la bienvenida a una iniciativa para penalizar las actividades relacionadas con las peleas de perros en el Estado de Chihuahua.

  • July 24, 2017

    Spanish Balearic Islands votes to eliminate bullfighting

    HSI/Europe applauded the Parliament of the Balearic Islands for approving legislative measures to make it impossible to hold bullfights or bull fiestas in this autonomous community. The legislation came in lieu of an explicit ban because the Spanish Constitutional Court had previously ruled that regions do not have the autonomous power to ban bullfighting.

  • July 24, 2017

    Las Islas Baleares votan para eliminar la tauromaquia

    HSI aplaudió al Parlamento de las Islas Baleares por votar a favor de medidas legislativas que imposibilitan la realización de la tauromaquia en esta comunidad autónoma. Esta legislación sustituye una abolición directa debido a que el Tribunal Constitucional español ha dictaminado previamente que las regiones no tienen el poder autónomo para abolir las corridas de toros.

  • July 14, 2017

    Aprendiendo a manejar casos de crueldad animal

    En vista de la legislación histórica de protección animal aprobada recientemente por los gobiernos de El Salvador y Costa Rica, Humane Society International Latinoamérica organizó en ambos países una serie de talleres sobre el manejo de casos, con el objetivo de mejorar la implementación de las nuevas leyes.

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