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Oct 22, 2020, 13:26 ET Building a More Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive New Generation of Veterinarians

Caring, understanding and love are universal attributes that transcend every boundary and are basic requirements for keeping our pets happy and...


Oct 20, 2020, 12:32 ET Heroes to America's Animals: Meet the Winners of the 2020 American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards™, Presented by Zoetis Petcare

Heroic canines were not the only honorees last night at the American Humane Hero Dog Awards®: 10th Anniversary Celebration. America's first national...


Oct 20, 2020, 09:31 ET American Humane CEO Robin R. Ganzert's New Book: Mission Metamorphosis Available Now

Mission Metamorphosis, the new book from Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane, is now available at bookstores across the country....


Oct 20, 2020, 08:28 ET Four-Pound Dog Who Gives Away Tons of Love Wins Nation's Top Title at the 2020 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®: 10th Anniversary Celebration

Based on more than a million votes by the American public and the deliberations of a panel of celebrity animal lovers and dog experts, MacKenzie, a...


Oct 05, 2020, 12:07 ET Carson Kressley Returns to Host the American Humane Hero Dog Awards®: 10th Anniversary Celebration

Emmy-winning television star Carson Kressley, who hosted the inaugural broadcast of the American Humane Hero Dog Awards®, every animal-lover's...


Oct 01, 2020, 12:57 ET October is American Humane's Adopt-a-Dog Month®

For thousands of years, dogs have been our best friends, our protectors, and often our personal heroes, improving and even saving our lives. That is...


Sep 16, 2020, 09:00 ET American Humane CEO Robin R. Ganzert Announces New Book: Mission Metamorphosis

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, announced the publication of a new book from Dr. Robin R. Ganzert, the...


Aug 24, 2020, 15:23 ET American Humane Challenges Political Campaigns to Include Animal Policies in Platforms

As both major political parties outline their visions for the next four years, American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, is...


Mar 17, 2020, 13:46 ET Best Friends During Our Worst Times: Consider Fostering a Shelter Pet During the Coronavirus Crisis, Says American Humane….for Their Sake - and Yours

For thousands of years, our companion animals have been our best friends in good times and bad. Now, as we face one of the worst pandemics in modern...


Jan 31, 2020, 12:01 ET 300 Veterans, Generals, Admirals, and Military Supporters Join American Humane in National Effort to Help Save America's Vets…and America's Pets

When our service men and women return from action, they often carry wounds the rest of us cannot see. Up to one in five veterans who served in Iraq...


Jan 23, 2020, 15:00 ET Honor The Veterinary Heroes 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...


Jan 22, 2020, 13:38 ET Lifelong Animal Lover and Creative Executive Promoted to National Director of American Humane's "No Animals Were Harmed®" Program

When the disastrous California wildfires drove thousands of animals from their homes, Marean Spero Steen jumped into her car and drove with many of...


Jan 21, 2020, 16:00 ET Calling All Dogs! Nominations Open Today For The 2020 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, today announced the official start of the 2020 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®...


Jan 10, 2020, 08:30 ET American Humane Adds Noted Communications Executive Laura Sheehan to Growing Leadership Team

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, today announced Laura Sheehan, a noted communications executive, has joined their...


Jan 07, 2020, 13:44 ET American Humane Names Senior Executive to Drive Support and Growth of Programs Serving Nation's Most Vulnerable

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, which for 143 years has been first to serve in the protection of animals, has...


Jan 02, 2020, 11:58 ET American Humane Names Haley Grimes Director, Farm Program Operations

American Humane, the country's first national humane organization and the world's largest certifier of animal welfare, announced the promotion of...


Dec 17, 2019, 11:38 ET American Humane Names Three Champions of Veterans and Animals to its Board of Directors

Three remarkable advocates for the nation's veterans and animals have been elected to the national governing board of directors for American Humane....


Nov 26, 2019, 10:26 ET American Humane Certified™ Turkeys to be Pardoned at White House

For the first time in history, two turkeys, whose care and handling were certified by American Humane, will be pardoned today by the President at the ...


Nov 20, 2019, 11:13 ET Major Fundraising Challenge to Aid Animals in Need Launched With Help of Internationally Renowned Philanthropist Lois Pope

In a remarkable effort to help animals wherever and whenever they are in need of rescue, protection, or aid, a major fundraising challenge has been...


Nov 19, 2019, 14:04 ET American Humane Urges Everyone to Set a Humane Table for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday – one that celebrates American traditions, family togetherness and gratitude for the unparalleled ...


Nov 15, 2019, 09:56 ET American Humane, Farmers, and Leading Food Organizations Go to Capitol Hill to Urge Americans to Set a Humane Table for the Holidays and Support Humane Farm Practices

Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday – one that celebrates American traditions, family togetherness and gratitude for the unparalleled ...


Nov 04, 2019, 11:11 ET Wild Hearts African Farm Receives National Certification for the Humane Treatment of its Animals

Wild Hearts African Farm, an educational facility and agritourism destination in Lewisburg that teaches the importance of animals in our world, has...


Nov 01, 2019, 15:19 ET Love Has No Age Limit: During November's Adopt a Senior Pet Month, American Humane Encourages Public to Consider an Older Best Friend

Everyone knows that the only thing better than a new best friend is an old best friend. Therefore, during November's Adopt a Senior Pet Month,...


Oct 28, 2019, 10:43 ET "Humane Heroes" Book and Curriculum on Conservation of World's Animals Win 2020 "Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom"

Teaching children the value of being kind to animals and protecting them has always been important, but never more so than today as scientists warn...


Oct 14, 2019, 10:06 ET During October's Adopt-a-Dog Month®, American Humane and Hallmark Channel Remind Animal Lovers That Every Hero Needs a Home

For thousands of years, dogs have been our best friends, our protectors, and often our heroes, improving and even saving lives. That is why each...