Browse our latest news and work on animal protection across North America.
October 11, 2012
HSI/Canada welcomes the publication of a landmark veterinary report that concludes trade prohibitions on products of commercial seal hunts are justified on animal welfare grounds because of the inherent obstacles to humane slaughter in commercial sealing.
October 10, 2012
HSI Calls for Transatlantic Partnership to Revolutionise Drug, Chemical and Human Health Research and Replace Animal Testing
HSI is calling for the EU and the US to form a groundbreaking transatlantic research partnership to bolster the technology revolution taking place in pharmaceutical and chemical safety testing using cutting-edge non-animal techniques.
October 5, 2012
Humane Society International/Canada Congratulates the Township of Langley for Ban on Shark Fin Trade
HSI/Canada is celebrating two victories for sharks, as the Township of Langley and the City of New Westminster in British Columbia ban the possession, trade, sale and distribution of shark fin products.
October 3, 2012
Major companies are standing up for pigs by announcing that they will be eliminating the use of gestation crates from their supply chains.
October 2, 2012
La Humane Society of the United States y su rama internacional, Humane Society International (HSI), aplaudieron el anuncio de Brinker International, empresa propietaria de la cadena restaurantera Chili’s, de que eliminará de su cadena de suministro de carne de cerdo las polémicas jaulas de gestación.
October 1, 2012
HSI travelled to the Perote Valley in Mexico to assess the impact of an intensive confinement facility on Fausto Limón, his family and his community.
October 1, 2012
HSI viajó al Valle de Perote en México para conocer el impacto nocivo de una granja de confinamiento intensivo sobre Fausto Limón, su familia y su comunidad.
September 30, 2012
HSI/Canada, in partnership with the Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec and local law enforcement, rescued more than 500 dogs and puppies from a large-scale commercial breeding facility in Outaouais, Québec in September 2011. We checked in with the survivors one year later.
September 28, 2012
HSI/Canada Congratulates Union of British Columbia Municipalities for Passing Historic Resolution Calling for Provincial and Federal Shark Fin Bans
HSI/Canada congratulates the Union of British Columbia Municipalities for passing a historic resolution calling for the provincial government to ban the sale, trade and distribution of shark fins, and for the federal government to advance bill C-380 to ban the import of shark fins into Canada.
September 27, 2012
La Humane Society of the United States y su rama internacional, HSI, elogiaron el anuncio hecho por ConAgra Foods relativo a que eliminará de su cadena de suministro de carne de cerdo, las controversiales jaulas de gestación.