Millions of homeless dogs roam the streets, lonely and hungry, in countries around the world. Join us in extending a humane philosophy of animal control.
HSI provides expertise and guidance to create programs that focus on sterilization and vaccination against zoonotic disease. With our help, determined local organizations have implemented spay and neuter programs all over the globe to humanely address the overpopulation of street dogs.Learn More
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Most of the world views dogs as trusted companions, but in Asia, millions of them are still consumed for meat. Learn More
HSI is working in developing countries to extend a philosophy of humane animal control, providing guidance in creating programs that focus on spay/neuter, vaccination, education and training. Learn More
World Spay Day is an annual campaign to inspire people to save animals' lives by spaying or neutering pets, street dogs and community cats. Learn More
Protect Street Animals News
October 16, 2016
The Bangladesh Animal Welfare Foundation and Humane Society International launched a rabies prevention and humane dog population management program in Dhaka North that seeks to sterilize and vaccinate 5,000 free-roaming dogs in zone 3 in one year.
October 6, 2016
HSI-supported China Animal Protection Power worked with other local groups to successfully rescue 72 dogs from a dog meat restaurant, a roadside slaughter operation and two other slaughterhouses in Henan Province in Central China--a supply center for the country’s three major dog meat markets.
September 29, 2016
Kathmandu's Ward 20 saw completion of a sterilization and vaccination campaign on World Rabies Day, 2016.
September 28, 2016
On World Rabies Day, HSI conducted an awareness drive focused on rabies, dog-bite prevention and sterilization and vaccination of dogs.