As diverse as animal shelters are across our country, there are even greater differences around the world. Culture, climate, and economics can all shape the homeless animal situation.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Public outcry over the use of regular strychnine poisonings to control the homeless animal population on San Pedro led to the creation of the Saga Humane Society.
An art exhibit in Canada featured live animals kept in cramped and neglectful conditions, but two area shelters helped shut it down. Peter Fricker of the Vancouver Humane Society tells how.
Nina Natelson of Concern for Helping Animals in Israel (CHAI) talks about everything from ending mass strychnine poisoning of dogs and cats to rescuing animals during the Israel-Hezbollah conflict.
The HSUS asks for public support in the fight against dog massacres in China.
Humane Society International, an arm of The HSUS, extends its reach into most regions of the world and has created strong ties with many international animal protection groups.
Policies & Programs
If your animal shelter or humane society is outside the United States and Canada, The HSUS international affiliate can help.