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Emma is available for adoption at Pacific Northwest Pit Bull Rescue in Vancouver, WA. In their first “Humane State Ranking,” the Humane Society of the United States ranked all 50 U.S. states on animal protection laws dealing with pets, wildlife and farm animals, and covering issues from animal cruelty to …

The Humane Society of the United States’ annual Genesis Awards honor entertainment and media that spotlight animal issues – and this year, a project close to Petfinder’s heart was a winner. Hallmark Hall of Fame’s adaptation of the novel A Dog Named Christmas earned a Genesis award in the TV …

Dog of Valor Calamity Jane scared off an armed robber. (Photo: HSUS) People who rescue pets often say the pet rescued them in return. But sometimes that’s literally true! The Humane Society of the United States’ Dogs of Valor awards honor heroic dogs who really did save humans’ lives. (Read …

Photo by Ted Abbott Today marks the start of an historic animal abuse case brought against Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus by three animal-welfare groups and a former circus employee. The ASPCA, the Animal Welfare Institute, the Fund for Animals (a partner of the Humane Society of the …