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May 02, 2015, 19:54 ET
American Humane Association's "Be Kind to Animals Week" turns 100! Take the Kindness100 Pledge at Kindness100.org!

Animal Story of the Century: "Be Kind to Animals Week®" Turns 100!

 The oldest commemorative week in U.S. history – one that taught generations of Americans the value of treating our animal friends with...

Apr 29, 2015, 12:42 ET
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Meet America's Top 10 Veterinary Professionals And Vote For Your Favorites!

 American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, is pleased to announce that voting is now open in the second...

Apr 23, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Following Visit To Capitol Hill, K-9 Battle Buddies Featured On Latest Episode Of American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show

For members of the military, dogs are their best friends. Dogs keep them safe and can provide company in the face of unspeakable hardships. Last...

Apr 22, 2015, 10:36 ET
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"State of America's Children" Research Provides Exploration Into Threats and Challenges Facing Children and Youth Today

Fewer than half of the adults in an in-depth qualitative research study conducted by American Humane Association say that our nation's children are...

Apr 20, 2015, 10:30 ET
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American Humane Association's New Compassion Report Reveals Major Victories For Nation's Kids And Animals

American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization and the only one dedicated to protecting both children and animals,...

Apr 08, 2015, 09:56 ET
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Special Visit to Pittsburgh's Animal Friends Shelter Highlighted on American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show

Thinking outside the cage is the theme of the latest episode of American Humane Association's weekly radio show, recorded live at Pittsburgh's...

Mar 31, 2015, 13:28 ET
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Brave K-9 Battle Buddies Honored On Latest Episode Of American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show

 For members of the military, dogs are their best friends. Dogs keep them safe and can provide company in the face of unspeakable hardships....

Mar 20, 2015, 12:24 ET
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Philanthropist Lois Pope And American Humane Association Honor Valor And Courage Of Military Dogs And Their Handlers At Special "K-9 Battle Buddies" Luncheon In Palm Beach

For members of the military, dogs are their best friends. Dogs keep them safe and can provide company in the face of unspeakable hardships. Five of...

Mar 18, 2015, 11:35 ET
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American Humane Association Hails New Research Confirming Humane Value Of Enriched Colony Housing For Egg-Laying Hens

American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization founded in 1877 around the issue of farm animal welfare, hailed the...

Mar 09, 2015, 13:10 ET
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169 Courageous Canines Coast to Coast Nominated for Chance to Become America's Top Hero Dog

Dogs are not only mankind's best friend, but often our bravest friend. To prove this, 169 courageous canines are competing for the honor of being...

Feb 23, 2015, 10:18 ET
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Philanthropist Lois Pope And American Humane Association To Proudly Welcome Country Music Superstar Naomi Judd To Palm Beach

Philanthropist Lois Pope and American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, are honored to welcome country music...

Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Move Over Oscars, It's The PAWSCARS™!

Move over, Oscars!  Today, American Humane Association is revealing the REAL winners of this year's top acting awards with the...

Feb 13, 2015, 09:51 ET
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Philanthropist Lois Pope And American Humane Association To Proudly Welcome American Hero Sergeant Matt Eversmann To Palm Beach

 An event that is dedicated to honoring heroes on both ends of the leash has just secured one of the biggest war heroes in history as a very...

Feb 11, 2015, 16:18 ET
American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards hosts James Denton (left) and Beth Stern (right) pose with American Humane Association President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert and philanthropist Lois Pope at a special tribute event for Mrs. Pope at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla. on Monday February 9. Mrs. Pope's generous contributions to American Humane Association over the years -- including as the presenting sponsor for the Hero Dog Awards since 2012 -- have helped the organization now touch more than 40,000 lives each minute through its work.

American Humane Association Salutes Philanthropist Lois Pope For Her Tremendous Achievements In Making The World A Better Place For Children And Animals

There are few people in this world with a heart bigger than philanthropist Lois Pope. On Monday February 9 American Humane Association, the...

Feb 06, 2015, 11:45 ET
The bravery and valor of military dogs and their human handlers will be celebrated at American Humane Association's "K-9 Battle Buddies Luncheon" sponsored by Mrs. Lois Pope at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. on March 17.

Philanthropist Lois Pope And American Humane Association To Celebrate Valor And Courage Of Military Dogs And Their Handlers At Special "K-9 Battle Buddies" Luncheon In Palm Beach

All Americans owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to military dogs and their hero handlers on the other end of the leash, and next month these brave...

Feb 05, 2015, 15:07 ET
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Leading Experts In Farm Animal Welfare And Agricultural Production Featured On Latest Episode Of American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show

Following her appearance as a featured speaker on the "The Food Dialogues®: Dairy Forum; Animal Care and Consumers' Emerging...

Jan 28, 2015, 12:23 ET
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World-Renowned Animal Star Crystal The Capuchin Is Special Guest On American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show

 Following her glittering role at an exclusive "Afternoon Tea with America's Favorite Animal Stars" attended by some of Palm Beach's greatest...

Jan 27, 2015, 11:37 ET
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American Humane Association: Humane Certification Of U.S. Farm Animals Skyrocketing

 One of the most dramatic new trends in U.S. agriculture is the move by farmers, ranchers and producers to humane certification. American...

Jan 27, 2015, 10:46 ET
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the happy egg co. Becomes First Commercial Free-Range Egg Producer In The United States To Achieve Humane Certification From American Humane Association

American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, today announced that the happy egg co. has become the first...

Jan 26, 2015, 15:27 ET
Philanthropist Lois Pope (left) and American Humane Association president and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert pose with animal actors Hudson the Golden Retriever and Crystal the Capuchin at American Humane Association's "Afternoon Tea with Animal Stars" event sponsored by Mrs. Pope in Palm Beach, Florida on Thursday January 22nd.Crystal and Hudson were the two featured guests at the inspiring event, educating a crowd of animal and movie lovers alike about the hard work of animal actors and their trainers and what it takes to protect them on set.

Philanthropist Lois Pope Welcomes Charming Animal Stars Crystal And Hudson At Inspiring Celebration In Palm Beach

 It was an inspiring, magical afternoon at the Chesterfield Hotel's Leopard Lounge in Palm Beach on Thursday January 22 as a packed house of...