News Release | July 11, 2014
After more than three years apart, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Sergeant Omar Peña was reunited today with Mariah, the military contract working dog (CWD) he served with in Afghanistan. The reunion took place at El Paso International Airport.
News Release | July 7, 2014
America has spoken and after more than one million votes cast by the public and a celebrity panel of dog lovers and experts, eight courageous canines have been chosen as the nation’s top dogs in their individual categories for the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™.
News Release | July 2, 2014
Hurricanes rarely take us by surprise any more so it’s smart to have a plan ready to protect your family and your pets.
News Release | June 27, 2014
American Humane Association has received the GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. This level demonstrates American Humane Association's deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
News Release | June 26, 2014
U.S. Army veteran Staff Sgt. James Harrington will be reunited with Military Working Dog (MWD) Ryky (rye-key), a Belgian Malinois with whom he served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
News Release | June 17, 2014
Summer is fun for people and pets, but because of the heat, you need to help make it safe, too. To help, American Humane Association and their Red Star® emergency services experts have put together a few pet safety tips for the hotter months of the year.
News Release | June 13, 2014
Ten finalists unveiled for inaugural American Humane Association Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Technician Awards™, presented by Zoetis
News Release | June 13, 2014
Public invited to cast daily ballot to select eight finalists, who will be flown to Beverly Hills to tape the fourth annual Hero Dog Awards, airing on Hallmark Channel this fall
News Release | June 12, 2014
American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization and founder of the American Humane Certified™ program, the oldest and largest farm animal welfare program in the country, is pleased to announce the appointment of renowned veterinarian Dr. Donald Hoenig as Chief Veterinary Advisor for its Humane Heartland™ program.
News Release | June 10, 2014
Following the shootings at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon near Portland, American Humane Association issued these tips for parents and other caregivers to help children cope with the fear and uncertainty caused by this frightening event.
News Release | June 5, 2014
Organization that helped found America's humane efforts in the 1800s joins with global entrepreneur for special Prizeo campaign giving donors chance to win meet-and-greet at magazine photo shoot.
News Release | June 3, 2014
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Lance Corporal Jeff DeYoung will be reunited with Contract Working Dog (CWD) Cena N641, a black Labrador with whom he served in Afghanistan.
News Release | May 20, 2014
American Humane Association is pleased to announce the appointment of two highly respected professors of animal science to its Humane Heartland™ Scientific Advisory Committee.
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.