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Jul 06, 2015, 12:58 ET
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Meet America's Top Dogs! Eight Courageous Canines Named Finalists For 2015 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™

America has spoken and following nearly 1 million votes cast by animal lovers across the country and a celebrity panel of dog lovers and experts,...

Jul 01, 2015, 10:25 ET
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Actress Lauren Graham And Three Members Of Congress Discuss Hit New Film, "Max," On American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show

One of Hollywood's most famous leading ladies and three members of Congress working to bring home military working dogs join American Humane...

Jun 24, 2015, 10:31 ET
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American Humane Association: Warner Bros. Pictures And Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Pictures' New Movie "Max" Highlights Important Need To Bring Home All Military Working Dogs

 American Humane Association, which has worked to help veterans, military families and military animals for 100 years, is encouraging the...

Jun 19, 2015, 11:05 ET
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Victory For Nation's Military Dogs: Senate Passes 2016 National Defense Authorization Act With Provisions To Return Military Dogs To U.S. Soil, Reunite Them With Handlers

The nation's military working dogs, each of whom saves the lives of between 150-200 servicemen and women in the course of their career, are one...

Jun 16, 2015, 12:26 ET

American Humane Association Urges Senate To Pass 2016 National Defense Authorization Act With Provisions To Return Military Dogs To U.S. Soil, Reunite Them With Handlers

 Following bipartisan passage in the House of Representatives, American Humane Association today calls on the Senate to swiftly pass the 2016...

Jun 04, 2015, 15:35 ET
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Dramatic Red Star® Rescue Lifesaving Mission of Hundreds of Dogs and Cats Featured on American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show

For some 200 dogs and a handful of cats in rural Virginia and Alabama, a second chance at life was just an adventurous trip away. Last week, two...

Jun 04, 2015, 10:05 ET
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American Humane Association Applauds New Congressional Caucus to Make a More Humane World for People and Animals

The American Humane Association today applauded the formation of a new congressional caucus that will work to make a more humane world for both...

May 29, 2015, 11:45 ET
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Following National Vote, 24 of America's Most Courageous Canines Chosen to Compete for Title as America's Top Dog

The results are in! Following more than 600,000 votes by animal lovers across the country, 24 courageous canines are advancing to the semifinal...

May 23, 2015, 08:49 ET
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Hundreds of Dogs To Be Airlifted and Transported Across the Country in Hopes of Giving Them New Forever Homes

For some 150-200 dogs and a handful of cats in Virginia and Alabama, a second chance at life is just a road trip or flight away. From May 26-30,...

May 14, 2015, 10:09 ET
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For National Dog Bite Prevention Week® And All-Year Round American Humane Association Offers Tips To Keep Everyone Safe - Including Children, Who Are Most At Risk

Every year more than 4.5 million Americans, more than half of them children, are bitten by dogs. As part of the National Dog Bite Prevention...

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...