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Sep 15, 2014, 09:46 ET
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American Humane Association Announces Star-Studded Lineup For 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™

 With just a few weeks to go until the fourth annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™, American Humane Association, the...

Sep 12, 2014, 10:01 ET
"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition is now available. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Famed Veterinarian For Hollywood's Animal Actors Offers Praise For New Book "Animal Stars: Behind The Scenes With Your Favorite Animal Actors"!

 With less than a week until its publication, the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors," by American...

Sep 04, 2014, 13:51 ET
Michelle Ganci, new national director for American Humane Association's Humane Heartland program (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Top Animal Welfare Expert To Lead America's Largest And Fastest-Growing Farm Animal Protection Program

A dynamic new leader has been named to oversee the welfare of some one billion animals on U.S. farms and ranches, and dramatically expand the...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:22 ET
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American Humane Association Names Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine Marion Garcia To Key Post As Chief Veterinary Officer

 American Humane Association, the country's oldest national humane organization, announced the appointment of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine...

Sep 02, 2014, 10:15 ET
"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition is now available. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Booklist Praises "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes With Your Favorite Animal Actors"!

Less than one month until publication, and the positive reviews keep rolling in for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your...

Aug 29, 2014, 13:39 ET
"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition is now available. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association) (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

TV Host And Fashion Designer Carson Kressley Raves About "Animal Stars: Behind The Scenes With Your Favorite Animal Actors"!

 Just a few short weeks until publication, and the positive reviews keep mounting for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your...

Aug 26, 2014, 09:45 ET
"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition is now available. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Famed Author, Philanthropist, And National Humanitarian Medal Recipient Candy Spelling Praises "Animal Stars: Behind The Scenes With Your Favorite Animal Actors"!

Just a few short weeks until publication, and the positive reviews mounting for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite...

Aug 22, 2014, 09:50 ET
"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition is now available. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

World Renowned Animal Scientist and Author Dr. Temple Grandin Praises "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors"!

Less than one month until publication, and the positive reviews keep rolling in for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your...

Aug 20, 2014, 10:09 ET
"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition will come out on August 19. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Lisa Vanderpump And Giggy Give Two Paws Up For "Animal Stars: Behind The Scenes With Your Favorite Animal Actors"!

 Now less than month until publication, and the positive reviews keep rolling in for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your...

Aug 18, 2014, 12:14 ET
"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson will be released on September 18. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the e-book edition will come out on August 19. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Entertainment Icons Siegfried & Roy Praise "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors"!

Exactly one month until publication, and the positive reviews keep rolling in for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite...

Aug 15, 2014, 10:48 ET
Tako, the titular character of the innovative new children's book "The Good Dog," is curating the Hero Dog Art Show in conjunction with American Humane Association. Children are invited to visit www.herodogawards.org to submit drawings of the hero dog in their life for a chance to have the drawing shown on the national television broadcast of the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards on Hallmark Channel on October 30. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

American Humane Association Announces New "Hero Dog Art Show" For Children In Conjunction With "Blues Clue's" Co-Creator Todd Kessler

American Humane Association, the first national humane organization, is teaming up with Todd Kessler, author of the innovative new children's book...

Aug 14, 2014, 09:59 ET
Aug 07, 2014, 09:49 ET
American Humane Association board member Amanda Bowman presents the American Humane Association National Humanitarian Medal to fellow board member Liz Lyman of MUFG for her work in aiding the animals of Japan following the deadly tsunami, earthquake, and nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011. Ms. Lyman was instrumental in building bridges between relief agencies in Japan and American Humane Association, allowing the first national humane organization in the U.S. access to go to Japan to help the animals of Fukushima, many of whom are still recovering more than three years later. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

American Humane Association Awards National Humanitarian Medal To MUFG's Liz Lyman For Role In Aiding The Animals Of Japan Following 2011 Tsunami

 American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, honored its board member Liz Lyman with the prestigious...

Jul 23, 2014, 15:30 ET
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American Humane Association And Military Dogs Take Capitol Hill To Spotlight Importance Of Bringing Home All Our Four-Footed Veterans

American Humane Association and three military hero dog teams it helped reunite took to Capitol Hill today to make an urgent case to the nation,...

Jul 16, 2014, 12:24 ET
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American Humane Association Named A Top-Rated Charity By American Institute of Philanthropy's CharityWatch

American Humane Association, which for 137 years has been dedicated to the protection of the nation's children and animals, has been named a...

Jul 15, 2014, 10:08 ET
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Military Dogs Take The Hill

 Military war dogs will be taking the Hill on July 23rd to make an urgent case for bringing home all our four-footed veterans who save...

Jul 09, 2014, 12:02 ET
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Terry Bradshaw And Beth Stern To Headline 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™

American Humane Association and Hallmark Channel announced today that sports legend, broadcaster, and actor Terry Bradshaw will join forces with TV...

Jul 07, 2014, 12:50 ET

Meet America's Top Dogs! Eight Furry Finalists Chosen For American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™

America has spoken and after more than one million votes cast by the public and a celebrity panel of dog lovers and experts, eight courageous...

Jun 27, 2014, 10:24 ET
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Top Charitable Giving Information Site Awards Gold Level To American Humane Association For Transparency And Accountability

 American Humane Association has received the GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and...

Jun 13, 2014, 13:05 ET
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Following 1 Million Votes, 24 Heroic Hounds Advance To Semifinals In 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™

Every dog has his day, and on Friday the 13th twenty-four lucky dogs advanced to the semifinals of the American Humane Association Hero Dog...