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 collection of poochy portraits, this lovely tribute shares the "longevity secrets" of older dogs, such as "long walks after dinner" and "palling around with the family duck."
Without it, relationships with pets would be meaningless, author argues'but it has made companion animals more vulnerable.
An interview with sociologist Leslie Irvine, author of If You Tame Me: Understanding Our Connection With Animals.
Study examines how religious beliefs affect people's feelings about pet loss.
Book shows that happy life is possible for ex-research animals.
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.