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Dec 12, 2017, 16:23 ET A Ton of Love Delivered to Animals Taking Refuge from California's Thomas Wildfire

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, Chicken Soup for the Soul, the Banfield Foundation, Zoetis, and philanthropist...


Dec 07, 2017, 15:00 ET American Humane Seeks Veterans in Need of Service Dogs

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, is seeking veteran applicants for its Shelter to Service program, which provides...


Dec 07, 2017, 09:30 ET Honor The Hero Veterinarian Or Hero Veterinary Nurse In Your Animal's Life!

For millions of Americans, animals are not just their best friends, but their heroes. Whether they are lending eyes to the unsighted, ears to the...


Nov 29, 2017, 14:56 ET American Humane and Chicken Soup for the Soul Deliver a Ton of Love (Literally) to the Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, and Chicken Soup for the Soul worked together today to literally deliver...


Nov 13, 2017, 14:08 ET American Humane Joins Wings of Rescue, The Sato Project, and the Humane Society of Broward County to Reunite Displaced Pets from Puerto Rico With Their Families

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, which has been first to serve in the rescue of animals in disasters for more...


Oct 26, 2017, 14:42 ET Keeping Halloween Fun (and Not Scary or Dangerous) for Your Pets: Safety Tips for Families with Animals

Halloween is in just a few days, which means frightening family fun—from costume contests to trick-or-treating—is right around the corner. Although...


Oct 23, 2017, 11:07 ET Television's Biggest Night of the Year for Animal Lovers Arrives Wednesday with the Premiere of the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards

For animal lovers, it's television's biggest night of the year. Based on nearly a million votes by the American public and the deliberations by a...


Oct 16, 2017, 09:30 ET A Galaxy of Human and Animal Stars Team Up for Night of Unforgettable Television

For animal lovers and star gazers, it's television's biggest night of the year….and it's coming soon. Following nearly a million votes by the...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:47 ET Five U.S. Military Dogs Receive Nation's Top Honors for Valor at American Humane's 2017 Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage Awards

A fearless Black Lab who uncovered IEDs in Afghanistan and Iraq; a pound puppy who became a Specialized Search Dog and saved countless lives during...


Oct 02, 2017, 12:14 ET Twenty-Five Leading Zoological Facilities Receive Coveted American Humane Conservation Certification for Humane Animal Care in Inaugural Year

Leading zoological institutions around the globe are flocking to achieve certification under the American Humane Conservation program, the world's...


Sep 29, 2017, 11:22 ET October is American Humane's Adopt-a-Dog Month®

Each October, American Humane, the country's first national humane organization and the nation's leading first responder for animals in need,...


Sep 18, 2017, 10:02 ET Heroes To America's Animals: Winners Of 2017 American Humane Hero Veterinarian And Hero Veterinary Technician Awards™, Presented By Zoetis

Top dogs were not the only honorees Saturday night at the seventh annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards®. America's first national humane...


Sep 17, 2017, 10:43 ET Courageous canine who was victim of dog fighting wins top title of "American Hero Dog" at the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®

Following nearly a million votes by the American public and the opinions of an expert panel of celebrity animal lovers and dog experts, Abigail, a...


Sep 15, 2017, 18:16 ET A Giant Gift to California's Animals

Following two national disasters leaving hundreds of thousands of frightened, displaced pets, horses, and other living creatures, a gigantic gift...


Sep 05, 2017, 16:33 ET Hurricane Irma: Tips to Keep You, Your Family, and Your Pets Safe Before, During, and After the Storm

With the devastating destruction of Hurricane Harvey fresh in their minds, Floridians and others along the eastern seaboard are already battening...


Aug 31, 2017, 10:47 ET Tanganyika Wildlife Park Achieves Humane Certification for Animal Welfare

Today, American Humane, the country's first national humane organization and the world's largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being,...


Aug 28, 2017, 18:42 ET Help is on the Way! American Humane Rescue Team Rushing to Help Animals Caught in Path of Monster Storm Harvey

As the floodwaters from monster storm Harvey continue to rise, threatening hundreds of thousands of people and animals, the American Humane Rescue...


Aug 24, 2017, 16:24 ET Tropical Storm Harvey Threatens Texas and Louisiana: Tips from American Humane On How to Keep Yourself and Your Pets Safe

Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to become a Category 3 hurricane, threatening Texas and Louisiana with torrential rains, dangerous winds, and...


Aug 23, 2017, 11:10 ET One Year After Historic Floods, Giant Gift Arrives In Louisiana, Bringing Lifesaving Services, Greater Safety To Thousands Of Animals In The Region

A gigantic gift promising safer, healthier, and happier lives for animals throughout Louisiana rolled into Baton Rouge to gasps of awe, curiosity...


Aug 09, 2017, 10:25 ET Military Hero Dog Reunited with Hero Handler

After being separated from his closest friend and battle buddy, Military Working Dog Rick, who bravely served for six years as an explosives...


Aug 07, 2017, 09:08 ET Simply Essentials Earns Certification From American Humane For The Treatment Of Its Chickens

Simply Essentials has earned humane certification for the treatment of its chickens from American Humane, the country's first national humane...


Aug 01, 2017, 09:51 ET American Humane President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert to Host New Podcast Presented by Chicken Soup for the Soul

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, is pleased to announce the launch of "Chicken Soup for the Soul Presents: Loving...


Jul 26, 2017, 20:03 ET Farewell to a Hero

U.S. military hero dog Cena, a 9-year-old Black Labrador who served as a bomb detection dog in Afghanistan and saved the lives of his handler and...


Jul 26, 2017, 09:48 ET American Humane Applauds Introduction of "Pups for Patriots Act"

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, which has been working to support the U.S. military, veterans, and military...


Jul 18, 2017, 15:22 ET Saving America's Vets and America's Pets

American Humane's Lois Pope LIFE Center for Military Affairs has launched a new initiative to harness the healing powers of the human-animal bond...