Humane Society International News

572 animals received veterinary care in indigenous zones during the first quarter of 2019

During February and March, HSI/Latin America participated in animal health fairs in the indigenous communities of Daytonia and Cachabri, in Talamanca.

572 animales atendidos en zonas indígenas durante el primer trimestre del 2019

Durante febrero y marzo, HSI/América Latina participó en ferias de salud animal en las comunidades indígenas de Daytonia y Cachabri, en Talamanca.

Gadhimai devotees urged not to transport animals for mass sacrifice during Nepal’s Gadhimai Mela 2019

Humane Society International/India has joined with Bihar’s Department of Animal Husbandry, People for Animals and local organization Jag Jagran Sansthan to urge devotees of the Gadhimai festival in Nepal not to transport or sacrifice animals during the event this year in November, consistent with the order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court.

Humane Society International/Canada calls on BC Government to halt sickening cruelty of wildlife ‘killing contests’

HSI/Canada is calling on the BC provincial government to take immediate action in stopping all ‘wildlife killing contests’ across the province and enact the necessary legislation to make any and all future contests illegal.

Celebrities call on the European Union to protect giraffes from wildlife trade

Alesha Dixon, Martin Clunes OBE, Deborah Meaden, Anneka Rice, Susan George, Virginia McKenna OBE, Brian Blessed OBE, Fiona Shaw CBE, Steve Backshall and Lucy Watson have written to EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella urging him to support a proposal by African nations to protect the imperiled giraffe.