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WTOP (CBS) Washington, D.C.: America Votes for Top Hero Dog

Making the News | 07.08.14

The 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards is down to eight finalists. The contestants represent service dogs and therapy dogs. Some do search and rescue or law enforcement work. Others were abused and abandoned but now they're success stories making a difference in people's lives.

GRAND Magazine: Dr. Robin Ganzert's summer heat safety tips for pets

Making the News | 07.02.14

For many of us, summer means one thing, and that's fun in the sun! But that lovely summer sun often accompanies unbearable heat, and our grandchildren (and we) suffer the consequences. You likely know about the need to apply and reapply sunscreen, to keep them (and you) hydrated, and more–but were you aware that your pet needs similar protections?

SunSentinel: Red Cross for animals: Palm Beach-based rescue vehicle saves pets

Making the News | 06.24.14

The town of Palm Beach is home to a 50-foot, 30,000-pound rescue vehicle that can be deployed anywhere in the country to scenes of hurricanes, tornadoes and floods. A group of volunteers sleep on board and spend their days searching the wreckage for survivors – but not the two-legged type.

The National Provisioner: Animal welfare: There are three humane choices for egg-laying hens

Making the News | 06.14.14

Recent news and legislation advance the chicken-egg relationship further by defining space requirements and additional welfare considerations for egg-laying hens and other farm animals.

The News Tribune: "I'm just happy he's here:" Tacoma Marine reunited with his Afghanistan canine

Making the News | 05.22.14

It didn’t matter that former Marine Cpl. Deano Miller’s military working dog didn’t recognize him at their reunion today. They have a long time to get reacquainted.

MSN Healthy Living: Health Highlights: May 9, 2014

Making the News | 05.09.14

...therapy dogs were brought to Washington's Capitol Hill by the American Human Association, which would like to see therapy dogs become a standard part of hospital care.

Health Highlights: May 9, 2014 - US News

Making the News | 05.09.14

...therapy dogs were brought to Washington's Capitol Hill by the American Human Association, which would like to see therapy dogs become a standard part of hospital care.

Time: Can Puppies Help Fight Cancer? This New Study Aims to Find Out

Making the News | 05.09.14

Finding that hard scientific proof is the goal of a new study by the American Humane Association (AHA) that aims to provide empirically-proven facts of what many anecdotally know to be true — puppy love can make you feel better.

Yahoo Health: Health Highlights: May 9, 2014

Making the News | 05.09.14

... therapy dogs were brought to Washington's Capitol Hill by the American Human Association, which would like to see therapy dogs become a standard part of hospital care.

U.S. News & World Report: Naomi Judd: Washington Too Mean for a Sen. Ashley Judd

Making the News | 05.08.14

Ashley Judd was supposed to be the politico of the Judd family, but it was her mother who made an appearance on Capitol Hill Thursday. Naomi Judd was in town to support the American Humane Association and talked to Whispers about why she’s glad her daughter won’t be residing here.

USA Today: Pups on the Hill kick off childhood cancer study

Making the News | 05.08.14

The American Humane Association brought pups to Capitol Hill to help drum up conversation about a new clinical trial to test the effects of therapy dogs on children with cancer.

The Washington Times: Inside the Beltway: Mesmerized media — Monica engulfs the press

Making the News | 05.07.14

On Capitol Hill Thursday morning, it’s Peppe, an Italian Greyhound; Ladybug, a Yorkshire Terrier; Olive, a Dalmatian; and Butler, a German Shepherd mix. All are “therapy dogs” specially trained to comfort and encourage children with cancer; they are part of a special briefing for lawmakers from the American Humane Association. The group will introduce its groundbreaking new “Canines and Childhood Cancer” study, a three-year, privately funded research effort suggesting the significance of animal-assisted therapy in pediatric oncology patients.

NBC News: Puppy Love: Study Tests Power of Dogs Against Cancer

Making the News | 05.07.14

Backed by a nearly $1 million grant from veterinary health firm Zoetis, with matching funds from the Pfizer Foundation, the American Humane Association is launching what advocates say is the first clinical trial of the effects of what's known as animal-assisted therapy, or AAT, on young cancer patients and their families.

Politico: Barber touts Democratic mental health bill - Hatch and Burwell huddle

Making the News | 05.07.14

…Naomi Judd will speak Thursday at a congressional briefing on animal-assisted therapy for children with cancer. Just think — around this time she could have been running around campaigning against Mitch McConnell if Ashley had entered the race. What a blast.

Chicago Tribune: Veteran and bomb-sniffing dog reunite at O'Hare

Making the News | 04.30.14

It was a sad parting when Sgt. Jason Bos left Fort Lee in Virginia nearly two years ago and had to say goodbye to MWD Cila M389, the bomb-sniffing chocolate Lab he called Cici.

TV by the Numbers: New National Partnership with the Weather Channel Announced

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.

eWallstreeter: eWallstreeter and the Bark Do Stories on Our Weather Channel Therapy Dog

Making the News | 04.15.14

eWallstreeter and The Bark ran short features on Butler, our national Weather Channel Therapy Dog.

Animal Legal Defense Fund: ALDF Petitions to Stop Puppy Gassing in North Carolina

Making the News | 04.15.14

Animal Advocates Ask Tar Heel State’s Ag Board to Prohibit Painful Euthanasia Method.

Provisioner: Animal welfare is about much more than animals

Making the News | 04.10.14

Animal welfare in food production is no longer just about farmers and ranchers and the way they treat their animals. It is now part of a comprehensive food system that includes consumers, retailers and restaurants, government and regulatory agencies, NGOs, auditors and certifiers, and educators.

American Humane Association National Humanitarian Award Luncheon

Making the News | 04.03.14

On Tuesday, March 25, entrepreneur, music artist, fashion designer and media icon Paris Hilton was recognized for her outstanding charitable work in a sold-out, glittering gala luncheon at The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach hosted by Lois Pope and American Humane Association.

 

 

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