Have You Been Scammed by the Humane Society of the United States?

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Consider the Facts:

  • Just 1% Goes to Pet Shelters

    Only 1 percent of the money raised by the Humane Society of the United States is given to local pet shelters, according to its tax return.

  • Runs Zero Pet Shelters

    HSUS doesn’t run a single pet shelter — anywhere.

  • Grade: D

    HSUS gets a “D” grade from CharityWatch for spending as much as half of its budget on overhead.

  • $50 Million in Caribbean

    Financial filings show that HSUS stuffed $50 million away in Caribbean hedge funds—far away from helping needy pets.

  • Bribery Settlement

    HSUS paid nearly $11 million to settle a racketeering and bribery lawsuit after it was caught secretively paying a witness who lied under oath.

  • Disaster rip-off

    Public records show that HSUS raised over $2 million after Hurricane Sandy, yet spent only one-third on Sandy relief.

Your information may be shared with law enforcement or others involved in consumer protection, but will otherwise be kept strictly private. We will contact you with follow-up questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What’s your plan?

    States have differing consumer protection laws. Depending on where you live and what your situation is, we’d like to put you in contact with people who are involved in consumer protection.
  • Why should I help?

    HSUS raises over $100 million a year from good-natured people who generally think they are helping pet shelters. You are just one of many, but we—and needy shelter animals—need people to step forward.
  • Who are you and what’s your agenda?

    We are a group of concerned animal lovers who want to make sure that local pet shelters are getting the money they deserve. Millions of dogs and cats are put down every year. They deserve better than to simply be used in deceptive advertising campaigns.