News Release | April 11, 2013
We are saddened to report that a dog who had been scheduled to appear in a commercial shoot passed away in a clinic yesterday before filming of the animal was to take place.
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News Release | April 3, 2013
Today at noon in Palm Beach, Florida, American Humane Association dedicated the Lois Pope Red Star Rescue Vehicle. The 30,000-pound, 50-foot long Ford F-350 with trailer is specifically-designed and outfitted to provide a wide array of emergency services, particularly in the immediate aftermath of such disasters as hurricanes and tornadoes.
News Release | March 26, 2013
Award-winning veterinarian, television correspondent and best-selling author Dr. Marty Becker has joined the AHA's board of directors.
News Release | March 22, 2013
Senior Executive at Bayer Healthcare, Mars Global PetCare and Banfield Pet Hospitals brings decades of experience to nation’s leading charity protecting children and animals.
News Release | March 14, 2013
American Humane Association has enlisted an independent scientific and medical expert on marine species to conduct an investigation into the unfortunate death of a shark several hours after filming a commercial in California last week.
News Release | March 11, 2013
Education and Research Program Meets Same Stringent Animal Welfare Standards Used in Nation’s First Humane Farm Animal Certification Program
News Release | March 8, 2013
Eggs from hens enjoying more space, nesting boxes, perches, and other enhancements provide California consumers with humane choice
News Release | March 8, 2013
TWO YEARS AFTER DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN, DISPLACED ANIMALS STILL NEED HELP, HOMES ------- American Humane Association Releases Impact Report, Additional $130,000 in Funding and Ongoing Aid Effort for Animals and Communities.
News Release | March 1, 2013
For thousands of years, dogs have comforted us, protected us, and given us their unconditional love. Now it’s time to repay the favor and help a worthy cause at the same time. To do this, the nation’s oldest humanitarian organization today opened nominations for the third annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™. Nominations may be made online at www.herodogawards.org/nominate or by mail until April 30.
News Release | February 21, 2013
For the fifth year, the organization that oversees the safety and humane treatment of animals in film and television, is proud to present its animal-centric take on the Oscars® by awarding best-animal performances to those incredible creatures who bring such joy and pathos to films seen all over the globe.
News Release | January 18, 2013
American Humane Association is honored to announce the appointments of three Senior Fellows for its Humane Research and Policy™ Division.
News Release | December 14, 2012
Following the shooting of at least 28 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, 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 | December 7, 2012
To help keep kids safe, healthy, and happy while traveling during the busy holiday season, American Humane Association, the 135-year-old charity dedicated to protecting children and animals, issued the following series of easy-to-follow tips
News Release | November 19, 2012
American Humane Association, which has protected more than a million animals in film during the 70+ years of its famed “No Animals Were Harmed®” program with a 99.98 percent safety rate on set, called the injuries and deaths of animals living at the working farm where some of the animal actors from “The Hobbit” were also being housed needless and unacceptable.
News Release | November 10, 2012
Thanks to American Humane Association, dogs, cats, and other animals were not forgotten prior to, during, and after Hurricane Sandy. In fact, they got “Red Star” treatment. Indeed, American Humane Association’s legendary Red Star™ Animal Emergency Services team has been on the scene in the Northeast corridor for the past two weeks providing essential rescue, treatment, and shelter services, as well as emergency food, supplies, and medicine.
News Release | November 8, 2012
In what is clearly shaping up to be the most popular and unifying campaign of 2012, Americans of every political persuasion have come together in unprecedented numbers, casting more than three million votes to select the finalists in the 2012 “American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards.”
News Release | October 31, 2012
American Humane Association issued the following statement applauding Governor Tom Corbett’s signing of Pennsylvania H.B. 2630, banning the use of gas chambers to euthanize shelter animals.
News Release | October 29, 2012
Following storm tracking on their mobile command center within the 82-foot Rescue Rig that will serve as a base and housing for its specially trained staff and volunteers, American Humane Association is driving its famed Red Star™ Animal Emergency Services team into position to be ready with the support of MARS Petcare US to help animals that may need rescue or shelter from Hurricane Sandy.
News Release | October 25, 2012
Military Working Dog Fara 341, an explosives detection canine who helped keep our troops safe in Kuwait, will be returning home to a hero’s welcome this Friday evening, greeted by her adoptive handler, Military Working Dog Adoptions, and a cheering contingent from American Humane Association.