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From the Blog...


American Humane Association Named a Top-Rated Charity by American Institute of Philanthropy's CharityWatch

News Release | 07.16.14

American Humane Association, which for 137 years has been dedicated to the protection of the nation’s children and animals, has been named a “Top-Rated Charity” by the American Institute of Philanthropy’s CharityWatch, joining only a select few of the more than 600 charities monitored by the service.

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.


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