There's an inherent connection that we share with animals. This human-animal bond is a part of what drives us to help animals and to include them in our lives.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Dogs at Work: A Practical Guide to Creating Dog-Friendly Workplaces, a new book published by The HSUS, explains why dogs at work can be good for employees' souls as well as the organization's bottom line.
Did a dog from your shelter act heroically to save a person in need? Have you heard about a dog who gallantly rose to action in the face of danger? Help us recognize these courageous canines by nominating a heroic dog for a Dog of Valor Award.
Dr. Chris Duke of the Bienville Medical Center in Mississippi talks about his community's emotional aftershocks from Katrina, and how residual pet and owner stresses flow into one another.
A study shows that pet owners feel more secure in their relationships with their pets than with their romantic partners.
Working in animal protection can leave a mark on people'and some of those marks are more visible than others! We asked you to send in pictures of your animal tattoos, and we voted on the best photos and stories.
Policies & Programs
The HSUS Pets for Life program has one very ambitious goal: to keep pets and their people together. Pets for Life recognizes that one of the greatest threats to pets is a lack of understanding on the part of caregivers along with a lack of awareness of available resources.
The National Museum of Animals & Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of animals and people through exploration of our shared experience.