Making the News | 03.12.13
On Tuesday, the Red Star Rescue Unit opened its doors to Foster Farms employees and the general public in Livingston. It was all part of an eight-city tour sponsored by Foster Farms, which became certified by the American Humane Association this week.
Making the News | 03.11.13
"Consumers today are not ignorant," said Ira Brill, Foster Farms director of corporate communications. "They are asking an increasing number of questions about their food. And they are looking to Fresno State, Foster Farms and the American Humane Association to provide the answers."
Making the News | 03.11.13
The nation's first enriched colony barn eggs are now available in California, providing another humane choice to consumers when shopping for one of the most common and useful foods in the world.
Making the News | 03.08.13
California's Foster Farms is the first major broiler chicken producer in the nation to carry the American Humane Association seal, ensuring consumers that its farms meet the nonprofit's stringent animal welfare guidelines for raising poultry.
Making the News | 02.21.13
The American Humane Association has just announced the winners of this year's Pawscars Awards, which honor outstanding animal treatment and performances on the big screen. Honorees include the raven that perches atop Anthony Hopkins' shoulder in Hitchcock, the sheep in Wanderlust and the tiger from Life of Pi (he was a shoo-in).
Making the News | 02.19.13
Billions of dollars are being spent each year to better prevent and treat childhood cancer cases, but until there is a cure, what can we do each day to improve the health, healing and quality of life in children suffering from the disease?
Making the News | 02.15.13
The American Humane Association is there when animals need them and perhaps you'd like to be there, too. Do you have what it takes to be an AHA volunteer?
Making the News | 02.11.13
Quentin Tarantino talks about the importance of having American Humane on the movie set of "Django Unchained." Tarantino purposely placed the "No Animals were Harmed" end credit as the first credit at the end of "Django Unchained" to emphasize that all animals filmed in this production were unharmed.
Making the News | 02.09.13
Too often the call is never made. Or it’s made late and a child is left to endure more pain and abuse. Some don’t pick up the phone because they think that if they get involved, they’ll only make matters worse, experts say. Or they see it as a privacy issue.
Making the News | 02.08.13
The emBARK on Pet Health campaign asks pet owners to take a simple pledge to become more mindful of their pet’s ongoing needs at www.embarkonpethealth.com. Each pledge will trigger the donation of a Sergeant’s Pet Health Kit, which with the help of American Humane Association will be sent to help one of the millions of animals waiting for their forever homes at local shelters nationwide.
Making the News | 02.04.13
APS Fellow Lewis Lipsitt received the Vincent De Francis Award at the American Humane Association’s 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in Washington, DC.
Making the News | 01.28.13
Next Sunday, almost nine million viewers—the same number as have clicked on “My Dog Can Talk!” on YouTube—will tune in to Puppy Bowl IX. The Animal Planet halftime show features a kitten scrimmage, with hedgehog cheerleaders dressed in tutus. An AHA safety rep was on the set for filming.
Making the News | 01.24.13
As a dog lover, I allow my dog to have access to every area of my home. I also work hard to make sure my house is truly pet-friendly because I want her to be able to enjoy the space we have to offer.
Making the News | 01.23.13
Ken Gold, 55, became a certified animal representative with the American Humane Association 11 years ago, assigned to monitor films to ensure no harm comes to animals on a set. Gold has worked on more than 230 film productions, including "Marley & Me," "Contagion" and "Django Unchained."
Making the News | 01.22.13
Andrew Marantz covers Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl. He writes that, for "every ten Americans who want to watch large men concuss one another, there is one who wants to surrender to cuteness":
Making the News | 01.20.13
American Humane Association's Red Star Animal Emergency Services will offer its Basic Animal Emergency Services training on Feb. 6 and 7 in West Palm Beach to teach residents how to help rescue and care for animals in times of disaster.
Making the News | 01.07.13
Gabe, a 9-year-old Labrador with an impressive military background, who was recently named the 2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog; and his handler Army Sgt. 1st Class Charles "Chuck" Shuck, a native of Lansford now residing in Columbia, S.C., were two of the hundreds of participants in this year's parade.
Making the News | 12.13.12
The nonprofit org tasked with ensuring the safety of animals used in film and TV productions is asking the industry to step up with more funding to expand its monitoring efforts.
Making the News | 12.06.12
In an effort to spread holiday cheer and goodwill this season, Westfield Montgomery has teamed up with 5 local non-profit organizations for a Festival of Trees. Each organization is responsible for decorating a tree with the theme to “best represent their organization.” All five trees will be on display at the shopping center from Nov. 19 through Dec. 24 on the lower level at the Santa Set in the Center Court. Shoppers will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite trees through Dec. 24.
Making the News | 12.03.12