Feature Story | 04/16/14
But statue-wise, Sadie the fire-investigating canine is top dog, at least according to the Washington Post's "Monument Madness" tournament.
A bronze statue of the Lab and her firefighter handler, honoring the work of accelerant detection canine teams (commonly known as arson dogs and their handlers), bested 31 other monuments in the tournament, which includes a five-round bracket modeled after college basketball's March Madness.
News Release | 04.09.14
News Release | 04.02.14
America has spoken, and one of the newest monuments in the nation’s capital has been voted its most popular. After a hard-fought final round, the National Fire Dog Monument took home top honors in the Washington Post’s “Monument Madness” tournament, besting some of the most worthy and famous contenders.
News Release | 02.24.14
American Humane Association is giving applause and encouragement to the heroic U.S. athletes who are bringing home mutts, as well as medals, from the 2014 Olympic Games.
Making the News | 04.16.14
American Humane Association is teaming up with The Weather Channel, The Red Cross, and other first responders during the network's popular "Tornado Week" to announce a new partnership to bring help to and national reports directly from storm-ravaged communities. Here is just one report in the national television publication, TV by the Numbers.
Making the News | 04.15.14
eWallstreeter and The Bark ran short features on Butler, our national Weather Channel Therapy Dog.
Blog Post | Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:47:04 +0000
There was a time in our culture when many consumers were more connected to food and agriculture. Citizens knew a farmer or grew up near a farm, milk was delivered directly to people’s doorsteps, and consumers regularly visited their neighborhood…
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Blog Post | Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:19:43 +0000
Blog Post | Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:46:21 +0000
One neglected animal is one too many. When there are 19, it can feel overwhelming. Shortly after dawn yesterday morning, at the request of the District Attorney General for Tennessee’s 25th Judicial District, our nine Red Star team members along…
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Blog Post | Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:36:47 +0000
American Humane Association’s Red Star™ Emergency Services program has been responding to natural and man-made disasters for nearly a century. Since the time of Red Star’s inception in 1916 to help animals used by the U.S. Army during WWI we have a long record of accomplishment and action on a national—and even international—scale. In fact, after an EF-5 tornado with winds in excess of 210 mph ravaged parts of Moore, Oklahoma last spring our Red Star Emergency Services team was there to help. With boots on the ground just days after the devastating tornado, our team worked feverishly with local, state and national organizations to help restore hope through an outpouring of compassion. From walking dogs and cleaning kennels to helping rescue animals from unbelievable scenes of despair our teams provided the type of services that Moore community so desperately needed following the horrible disaster.…