News Release | May 14, 2014
American Humane Association, the nation’s first national humane organization and the only one dedicated to protecting the welfare of animals and children, encourages adults to teach children how to avoid dog bites and learn the importance of pet owner responsibility.
News Release | May 8, 2014
Today, American Humane Association, scientists, researchers, four therapy dog teams, and country star, former nurse and animal lover Naomi Judd held a congressional briefing to discuss a groundbreaking study by American Humane Association that is the first scientific effort to document the beneficial effects of animal-assisted therapy in helping children with cancer and their families.
News Release | May 1, 2014
In partnership with the American Red Cross, First Response Team of America, Save the Children and the American Humane Association’s Red Star™ Animal Emergency Services program, “AMHQ” is introducing the Severe Weather Strike Force on Thursday, May 1, live from 7 - 10 a.m. ET on The Weather Channel. This initiative is the first of its kind for any television network.
News Release | May 1, 2014
A special briefing for Congress and the media about a breakthrough research study examining a promising, underutilized weapon in the war on childhood cancer. American Humane Association will introduce its “Canines and Childhood Cancer” study, a three-year research effort that is seeking to verify the significance of animal-assisted therapy in pediatric oncology patients.
News Release | April 28, 2014
U.S. Army veteran Sergeant Jason Bos will be reunited with Military War Dog Cila M389, a chocolate Labrador with whom he served since 2008 on nearly 100 missions in Iraq as well as stateside missions in support of President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
News Release | April 21, 2014
As part of its ongoing commitment to the welfare, wellness, and well-being of America’s millions of pets, American Humane Association, the first national humane organization, is pleased to announce that it has joined Partners for Healthy Pets as an associate member.
News Release | April 18, 2014
American Humane Association, the organization that helped found America's original "Compassion Movement" in the 1870s is putting out an urgent plea to reach and enlist one million new advocates to help billions of animals facing the daunting challenges of the 21st Century.
News Release | April 9, 2014
Following the stabbing of at least 20 people at Franklin Regional Senior High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, American Humane Association issued these tips for parents and other caregivers to help children cope with the fear and uncertainty caused by this tragedy.
News Release | April 2, 2014
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 | March 25, 2014
Surrounded by many of the world’s leading philanthropists and passionate animal welfare advocates, Ms. Hilton was presented with American Humane Association’s National Humanitarian Medal for her support of a wide range of worthy causes and organizations benefiting the most vulnerable.
News Release | February 28, 2014
Nominations for inaugural American Humane Association Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinarian Technician Awards™ presented by Zoetis open on March 7. Winners in each category to be honored on national television at 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™
News Release | February 24, 2014
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.
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News Release | February 14, 2014
Weather network, in partnership with American Humane Association, chooses weather therapy dog to assist in hard-hit communities
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News Release | December 23, 2013
Weather network, in partnership with American Humane Association, enlists the help of its viewers and animal shelters to help communities recover from weather disasters
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