The latest news about our animal protection work in China.
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.
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.