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Oct 16, 2014, 09:44 ET
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American Humane Association And Top Veterinarians Counsel Pet Owners To Exercise Caution But Not Panic Over Ebola Scare

 American Humane Association and the world's top veterinary experts are asking pet owners across the country to exercise caution but not to...

Oct 02, 2014, 14:57 ET
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American Humane Association Unveils New Logos Embodying Mission, Guiding Principles And Major Program Areas

 On Saturday evening before a sold-out crowd of notables, celebrities, and humane advocates gathered for the 2014 American Humane Association...

Oct 02, 2014, 09:48 ET
BRINGING HOME ALL OUR FOUR-FOOTED VETERANS (left to right): American Humane Association President & CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert, Marine Corporal Matt Foster, Contract Working Dog Mick, and philanthropist Lois Pope (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Philanthropist and Champion of Veterans and Animals Lois Pope Pledges $150,000 in Support of American Humane Association's Efforts with Vets & Military Dogs

Following an emotional scene during the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™ in which the audience met a Marine who was reunited...

Sep 28, 2014, 13:30 ET
Susie the therapy dog was named the top American Hero Dog at the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Pit Bull Mix Who Overcame The Odds And Brings Hope To Both Animals And People Named Year's Top "American Hero Dog" At The 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™

 The country's top therapy dog, a pit bull mix named Susie from High Point, North Carolina who overcame a terrible...

Sep 28, 2014, 13:28 ET
Eva DeCozio, DVM, of the VCA Apache Junction clinic in Higley, Arizona, was announced as the 2014 American Hero Veterinarian on Saturday September 27 as part of the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

American Humane Association Honors Winners Of First-Ever American Humane Association Hero Veterinarian And Hero Veterinary Technician Awards™, Presented By Zoetis

 It wasn't just a celebration for dogs last night at the fourth annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™. America's first...

Sep 22, 2014, 09:39 ET
Award-winning animal advocate and bestselling author Jill Rappaport, who is best-known as a correspondent on NBC, announced today that America's first national humane organization, American Humane Association, is now joining forces with other leading animal welfare organizations through Jill Rappaport's Pies 4 Paws(TM), an exciting campaign to raise funds and awareness for animal welfare. Jill Rappaport's Pies 4 Paws(TM) is a fun community challenge where animal advocates from around the world can join in by taking a pie in face or eating it to raise funds for the Association. Learn more at www.americanhumane.org. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

Jill Rappaport's Pies 4 Paws™ Now Joins Forces With American Humane Association To Raise Funds And Awareness For Animal Welfare

 Award-winning animal advocate and bestselling author Jill Rappaport, who is best-known as a correspondent on NBC, announced today that...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:00 ET
"Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Allen and Linda Anderson is now available in bookstores everywhere. All copies ordered by September 30 are eligible for a free gift. Visit www.animalstarsbook.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/American Humane Association)

American Humane Association's New Book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors" Featuring Star-Studded Tales of Hollywood's Legendary Actors From The Animal Kingdom in Stores Everywhere Now

Since the dawn of Hollywood, animal actors have played some of the most unforgettable characters ever seen on the silver screen. Their characters...

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...