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From the Blog...


American Humane Association Applauds Bipartisan Passage of "Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act"

News Release | 07.11.14

American Humane Association applauds the United States Congress for its bipartisan passage of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act and urges President Barack Obama to sign this important bill into law. If made law, the bill would give America’s millions of pet owners even more choices in the veterinary care they provide for their animals by expanding the services and procedures that mobile veterinary clinics can provide.

Meet America’s Top Dogs! Eight Furry Finalists Chosen For American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™

News Release | 07.07.14

America has spoken and after more than one million votes cast by the public and a celebrity panel of dog lovers and experts, eight courageous canines have been chosen as the nation’s top dogs in their individual categories for the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™.

Hurricane! Tips to Keep You, Your Family and Your Pets Safe Before, During, and After a Storm

News Release | 07.02.14

Hurricanes rarely take us by surprise any more so it’s smart to have a plan ready to protect your family and your pets.


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