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Interesting Facts About the Humane Society of the US That You Need to Know

Presently, a lot of people still have misconceptions about the Humane Society of the US starting off with assuming that this organization is just all about having caged animals in their premises waiting for them to find a home and be adopted. Though the HSUS organization does handle local animal shelters and the adoption of dogs and cats, there is more to them than just that. Until this day, the Humane Society of the US or HSUS ensures to keep every animal protected in the best possible way seeing to it that they are free from all types of cruelty.

Saving, rescuing, and protecting every animal species that exists in the world is what makes the HSUS better stand out among other organizations with bot their direct and indirect work doing all of these things. There is more working involved in the HSUS organization that it makes sure to keep track of very animal species across the world and work with international organizations. It has been the mission of the HSUS to help animals who are in need and are being used for circus, zoo, racing, rodeo, food, aquarium, fashion, puppy mill, hunting, and research purposes. These are but few examples of the many locations that The Humane Society of the UShere can find about animal cruelty and use.

It has also been the job of the HSUS to look after domestic pets in the country and internationally. Professionals who deal with animal control and the presence of local animal shelters are the two areas of domestic animals that the HSUS makes sure to support. Members of the HSUS always make sure to present legislation on a national and local scale that will help put to law the cruelty given among animals. If natural disasters happen such as the Southeast Asia 2004 tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, the HSUS makes sure to have their own disaster team ready to go to the place of disaster to rescue any animals in distress there. The organization even has a program to help homeowners live in harmony with other animals such as raccoons, mice, and squirrels.

The HSUS has made it their mission to also make a wide range of programs that have been shown to help people become more responsible and better pet owners. Removing cruelty out of hunting and trapping animals is also one aspect of the many programs being made by the HSUS. With what has been said above, the HSUS is leading in lobbying for the legislation of protection of animals. The HSUS makes it their mission to ascertain that the laws surrounding animal protection are being practiced. If animals are used cruelly during research studies and are abused in racing, circuses, and films, the HSUS makes sure to put an end to it. It has been the job of The Humane Society of the UShere to make people well aware of how they can advocate and protect animals.