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
A study shows that pet owners feel more secure in their relationships with their pets than with their romantic partners.
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.
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.
Last fall, leaders from the animal welfare, veterinary, and pet industries gathered in Denver to discuss how to improve the image and status of cats in our communities.
You can't drown love. That's what three women learned from one Katrina survivor, a goofy black Lab who's finally on his way back home.
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.