The latest news about our animal protection work in China.
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.
May 18, 2015
Humane Society of the United States President and CEO Wayne Pacelle remarked on the progress against the dog meat trade in China.
April 28, 2015
In Xi’an, China, members of an animal protection volunteer group supported by HSI rescued 153 dogs destined for slaughter.
April 23, 2015
University students from more than 30 institutions across China will be competing in China’s first ever poster design competition to highlight the suffering of animals used to test cosmetics.
April 22, 2015
The Guardian of the Elephants Alliance celebrated the launch of the Elephant Awareness Month at the National Zoological Museum China with hundreds of college students encouraging the public to protect endangered elephants by stopping the consumption of ivory.
February 26, 2015
HSI issued a statement in response to the Chinese government’s announcement that it will suspend the importation of carved African elephant ivory effective until Feb. 26, 2016.
October 6, 2014
HSI hailed Chinese authorities for granting a license for Shanghai EpiSkin Biotechnology Ltd as an important step towards enabling domestic cosmetics companies to replace animal tests with modern in vitro methods, and in so doing, take advantage of the very latest research technologies in product safety.
October 1, 2014
A student cycling team from Shandong University in China raised public awareness about the elephant poaching threat during a four-day bike tour across Shandong province, in light of the escalating elephant poaching crisis, and to commemorate the World Animal Day.
September 29, 2014
HSI is supporting local partner Dalian VShine Animal Protection Group to spread a culture of pet adoption in China.