Humane Society International News

Police officers to learn humane techniques to help animals in need

HSI/Latin America co-conducted a course on animal welfare for Costa Rican police students that covered the basic aspects that every police officer should consider as part of a first response institution, for animals in cases of cruelty, in emergencies and for the correct handling of these in their daily work.

VIDEO: Indian conservationists help thousands of olive ridley turtle hatchlings head to the sea

Humane Society International/India and partner Action for Protection of Wild Animals released more than 5,000 olive ridley sea turtle hatchlings (and counting) into the Bay of Bengal.

Celebrities including Pierce Brosnan, Simon Cowell, Cameron Diaz, Ellen DeGeneres call for end to horrific dog and cat meat trade in Indonesia

Some of the biggest names in acting, music and sports from around the world came together to sign a letter urging President Joko Widodo of Indonesia to end the brutal slaughter of millions of dogs and cats for the meat trade.

Judge rules against offender of Animal Protection and Welfare Law of Honduras for mistreating their work animals

The judge of the Villa de San Antonio jurisdiction, Department of Comayagua, Honduras, imposed the highest fine to date on an owner of a local business for mistreating his horses after HSI staff witnessed and documented the abuse.

HSI logra fallo en contra de un infractor de la Ley de Protección y Bienestar Animal de Honduras por maltrato a sus animales de trabajo

El Juez de Policía de la jurisdicción de Villa de San Antonio, departamento de Comayagua, Honduras, impuso una multa de tres salarios mínimos (HNL26,730), la multa mas alta impuesta a la fecha, a un propietario de un negocio local por maltrato a sus equinos, tras una denuncia de HSI.