The latest news about our animal protection work in China.
August 3, 2015
Humane Society International Sponsors China’s 2015 International Conference on Toxicity Testing Alternatives and Translational Toxicology
More than 500 scientists of toxicology, environmental sciences, pharmacology and cosmetics from around the globe recently gathered in Xi’an, China to discuss advancements in 21st century alternatives to animal testing in toxicology.
July 14, 2015
Chinese Activists, HSI Urge Government to Crack Down on Dog Meat Trade Criminality as Efforts to Release Hundreds of Dogs Continue
Chinese activists called on the Chinese government to stop the routine and widespread criminality of the dog meat trade that slaughters up to 10 million dogs–including stolen pets–every year for human consumption.
July 6, 2015
Singer and actress, Barbra Streisand issued a statement in support of Humane Society International's efforts to end the dog meat trade.
July 1, 2015
Activistas chinos rescatan 400 perros destinados a ser sacrificados para el mercado de carne tras impasse de 50 horas
Más de 400 perros en ruta a un matadero en la provincia de Yunnan fueron rescatados por activistas chinos que conforman la fuerza de respuesta del centro de comando de HSI en China, en uno de los rescates del comercio de carne de perro más tensos hasta ahora en ese país.
July 1, 2015
More than 400 dogs bound for a slaughterhouse in Yunnan Province were rescued by Chinese activists working as part of Humane Society International’s newly launched China Animal Rescue Command Center, in one of the tensest dog meat trade rescues in the country so far. HSI launched the Command Center after this year’s Yulin dog meat festival, as part of the charity’s major strategic push to end China’s brutal dog meat trade.
June 29, 2015
University Students Awarded Prizes in #BeCrueltyFree China Poster Design Contest to End Cosmetics Animal Testing
University students from across China were the lucky winners in the first ever #BeCrueltyFree China poster design competition, hosted by Humane Society International and VShine Animal Protection Association, and sponsored by LUSH Cosmetics.
June 24, 2015
The world expressed outrage when the annual Yulin dog meat festival received huge publicity, and there were hopeful signs of progress in the campaign against it and the dog meat trade.
June 22, 2015
President and CEO of The HSUS Wayne Pacelle commented on the Yulin dog meat festival and what HSI is doing to stop it and the dog meat trade in China and across Asia.
June 15, 2015
Ricky Gervais Says Yulin Dog Meat Festival is Heart-Breaking, as HSI Rescues 'Little Ricky' Dog in His Honour
Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais urged people to get behind HSI's campaign to shut down China’s cruel dog and cat meat trade, including the infamous Yulin dog meat festival.
June 11, 2015
HSI is teaching China's animal advocates to better equip them for success in fighting cruelty.