What the PA Game Commission’s Menagerie Rule Vote Means for PA Wildlife, and How You Can Help

Guest Blog by Kristen Tullo On Saturday, April 15, the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) voted on a proposed change to regulations to allow wild animal exhibitors (such as roadside zoos ...

Animals Are Purple!

Guest Blog by K.C. Wenger In 2017, events surrounding the unfathomable neglect suffered by one little dog from Central Pennsylvania ignited a groundswell of outrage against animal cruelty. The story ...


A message from Humane PA President, Elissa Katz: Edmund Burke advised: “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.” I acknowledge ...


Help Make March Lucky for PA’s Animals

Help take a bite out of puppy mills by stopping predatory, deceptive ...

The Political Mainstreaming of Animal Welfare

Personal stories like Michele's are inspiring to us as we continue to ...

Presenting Humane PA 2020 Endorsements

Humane PA, Pennsylvania's Political Voice for Animals, releases its 2020 General Election ...

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Presenting Humane PA 2022 General Election Endorsements

Humane PA is pleased to present its endorsements for Pennsylvania State Offices in the upcoming general election on Tuesday, November 8th: Humane PA 2022 General Election Endorsements Humane PA PAC’s goal is to make sure that Pennsylvania voters who care about the treatment of animals know which candidates deserve their vote at the polls. How do […]

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Presenting Humane PA’s 2022 State Primary Recommendations!

Stand against animal cruelty in Pennsylvania by giving animals a voice and vote!

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Pennsylvania’s Animals Need You to be Their Vote

Give animals a voice and vote in Pennsylvania.

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Animal Protection Caucus

Celebrating our animals and working together to give them a legislative voice. The Animal Protection Caucus is a bipartisan collaboration of House and Senatemembers determined to increase the amount and intensity of animal welfare legislation inPennsylvania. From adoption laws to animal cruelty, the caucus reviews and supports lawsthat protect all animals. Currently, several pieces of […]

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Learn about why state elections are so important for passing stronger animal protection laws.

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Public Service Announcement: A Law to Keep Unwanted Hunters Off your Property!

The controversial bill that opened three Sundays to hunting in Pennsylvania also spurred a bill to give concerned landowners protection from hunters trespassing on their lands. With little fanfare, Act 103 of 2019 (HB 1772), the “Purple Paint Law”, was signed into law giving landowners a relatively easy and cost – effective tool to keep unwanted […]

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Why All Pennsylvanians Should Support a Fee Increase for Dog Licenses

Guest Blog By Michele Patterson The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement (BDLE) is a critically important government agency, responsible for the vital function of protecting the health and safety of Pennsylvanians and their dogs – and it is underfunded to the point where it cannot properly perform its duties. You might think that if you […]

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