• America's Military Dogs Take Capitol Hill

    We asked the nation and its leaders to bring all of our military hero dogs back to U.S. soil and reunite them with their hero handlers

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  • Teaming up with "The Good Dog"

    Have your child draw their Hero Dog and enter it in our art show!

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  • Meet the Top Eight!

    Vote daily for 2014's American Hero Dog!

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  • Preorder our new book!

    Animal Stars gives a wonderful behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood’s famous animal actors and features tales from Julia Roberts, Steven Spielberg, and more. Preorder your copy today and receive a free gift!

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  • Be Humane™ with Dr. Robin Ganzert

    Weekly radio show with our President and CEO addressing the latest news and issues affecting our four-legged friends

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From the Blog...


“American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards” Premiering on Veteran’s Day, 11-11-11 AT 8:00pm ET/PT, Hosted by Carson Kressley

News Release | 11.11.11

90-Minute Star-Studded Special Highlights the Many Ways Dogs Enrich, Prolong, and Save Lives Everyday Troops Overseas will Have Opportunity to Watch the Broadcast Via Armed Forces Network

Yahoo.com: Celebs Go to the Dogs

Making the News | 10.03.11

Yahoo.com News: Pfizer Animal Health Strengthens Ties to American Humane Association and The National FFA Organization Through Financial Contribution

Making the News | 03.22.12

Nation’s leading animal health company reaffirms its commitment to philanthropic partners in animal health.

Yahoo! News: American Humane Association Applauds McDonald’s for Crate-free Pork Pledge

Making the News | 02.14.12

The American Humane Association, a 135-year-old animal welfare group, has praised the fast food giant McDonald's for pledging not to serve pork raised in tiny crates.

WTRF.com: It's A Whole New Way To Deal With Child Abuse Cases

Making the News | 04.13.12

It was introduced today at the Annual Belmont County Child Abuse Prevention Luncheon. Approximately 140 professionals in social work, law enforcement, the courts and medicine gathered to focus on the fight to keep children safe.

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