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12 Sep, 2016, 11:36 ET American Humane Awards National Humanitarian Medal, the Organization's Highest Honor, to Dr. J. Michael McFarland

 American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, awarded its most prestigious honor, the National Humanitarian Medal, to...


08 Sep, 2016, 12:39 ET Recording Artist And Actress Katharine McPhee To Perform At Sixth Annual "American Humane Hero Dog Awards®"

 American Humane and Hallmark Channel announced today that popular recording artist and actress Katharine McPhee ("American Idol," "Scorpion,"...


02 Sep, 2016, 14:41 ET The Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks Farms Becomes First Agricultural Educational Center to be Certified for Animal Welfare by American Humane

 Today, American Humane—the country's first national humane organization—announced that Indiana's popular agritourism attraction,...


02 Sep, 2016, 11:07 ET American Humane Joins Forces with Chicken Soup for the Soul on ambitious new effort to help nation's shelter pets

In an ambitious new effort to help care for shelter pets waiting for their forever homes, American Humane, the country's first national humane...


19 Aug, 2016, 11:06 ET American Humane Rescue Team And Two 50-Foot Rescue Vehicles Rushing To Help Animals Caught In Historic Louisiana Flooding

American Humane's renowned animal rescue team is rushing to the Baton Rouge area to help animal victims of the historic flooding, supported by two...


15 Aug, 2016, 09:17 ET Philanthropist Lois Pope And American Humane Launch National Effort To Design American Military Hero Dog Monument

 There are some 2,700 dogs currently in active military service and about 700 who have been deployed overseas, according to the U.S. Department...


14 Jul, 2016, 12:55 ET Case Farms LLC of Goldsboro, NC Achieves American Humane Certification For Humane Treatment Of Its Chickens

 Building a more humane world for farm animals begins with meaningful commitments by caring, enlightened farmers, ranchers and food companies....


08 Jul, 2016, 09:37 ET American Humane President & CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert Receives SmartCEO Magazine's "Brava Award"

American Humane President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert received SmartCEO Magazine's Brava Award at a sold-out awards ceremony last night at the Hilton...


06 Jul, 2016, 15:22 ET Meet America's Top Dogs! Eight Courageous Canines Named Finalists For 2016 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards®

 America has spoken and following more than half a million votes cast by animal lovers across the country and a celebrity panel of dog lovers...


06 Jul, 2016, 10:10 ET American Humane, Schultz Family Foundation, And NCR Foundation Create Guide That Helps Veterans In Need Obtain Service Dogs

American Humane, which has worked with the military for 100 years, today released a guide to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress...


01 Jul, 2016, 11:04 ET American Humane Rescue Team And Two Giant Trucks Arrive To Help Animals Caught In Historic West Virginia Flooding

American Humane Association's renowned animal rescue team, first responders for animals in crisis for 100 years, has arrived in Charleston with two...


14 Jun, 2016, 11:00 ET Delphinus, primera organización en México y el mundo dedicada a la interacción con delfines en obtener la certificación humanitaria de La American Humane Association

 La American Humane Association se complace en anunciar que Delphinus, operadora de seis hábitats para la interacción con delfines en...


14 Jun, 2016, 11:00 ET Brookfield Zoo And Shedd Aquarium Are Nation's First Facilities To Achieve Humane Certification From American Humane Association

  American Humane Association is pleased to announce that two local institutions – Brookfield Zoo and Shedd Aquarium – are among...


14 Jun, 2016, 10:30 ET Millions Of Animals Living In World's Zoos And Aquariums To Be Afforded New Protections And Humane Standards With Launch Of Unique New Global Program

American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, and the first to create historic protections for animals on farms...


01 Jun, 2016, 11:48 ET American Humane Association Celebrates 100 Years Of Animal Rescue By Asking Americans To Rescue A Cat - Or Two - During June's Adopt-A-Cat Month®

 Each spring during "kitten season," thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means...


20 May, 2016, 10:26 ET A Century Of Compassion: American Humane Association Celebrates 100 Years Of Rescuing Animals From Disasters

For 100 years, one name has been synonymous with animal rescue in this country and around the world: American Humane Association. This year,...


19 May, 2016, 15:34 ET 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 third annual...


11 May, 2016, 15:34 ET 24 Incredible Canines Chosen to Compete for Recognition as America's Top Dog

America's animal lovers have spoken, and after more than 300,000 votes, 24 courageous canines are advancing to the semifinal rounds of the 2016...


11 May, 2016, 12:00 ET American Humane Association Offers Tips To Stay Safe During National Dog Bite Prevention Week® (May 15-21) And All Year Round

 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...


29 Apr, 2016, 14:50 ET USMC Colonel Scott Campbell Elected To American Humane Association Board

United States Marine Corps Colonel Scott Campbell, the Commanding Officer of the Wounded Warrior Regiment in Quantico, Virginia, has been...


29 Apr, 2016, 14:48 ET CEO of Everest Advisors, PepsiCo Restaurants International, and Holiday Inn Worldwide Elected to American Humane Association Board

 Timothy Lane, CEO of Everest Advisors, Inc., and former CEO of PepsiCo Restaurants International for Asia and the Middle East, Inc. and...


22 Apr, 2016, 11:43 ET Celebrate Kindness With American Humane Association's "Be Kind To Animals Week®"

For generations of Americans, May has always been associated with kindness. Millions of people around the country young and old are joining...


23 Mar, 2016, 15:22 ET 174 Courageous Canines Coast To Coast Nominated For Chance To Become America's Top Hero Dog

Every dog has its day, and 174 of the nation's bravest dogs are hoping that day will come for them on September 10 at the American Humane...


07 Mar, 2016, 11:15 ET American Humane Association and Philanthropist Lois Pope Celebrate Heroes on Both Ends of the Leash at "Hero Dog Awards Gala Luncheon" in Palm Beach

 There was a Harley rally here in this magnificent seaside community last week….but it had nothing to do with motorcycles! Indeed, more...


25 Feb, 2016, 10:40 ET Move Over, Oscars....Here Come The PAWSCARS™!

 Today, American Humane Association is revealing the REAL winners of this year's top acting awards with the PAWSCARS™, honoring the top...