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    Our animal rescue team is saving animal victims of the historic floods in Louisiana.

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    Meet the top 8 Hero Dog Awards finalists and read their incredible stories now. The 2016 American Hero Dog will be announced at the star-studded awards gala in September.

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  • Military Dogs Saluted with Nation’s Top Honors!

    Four heroic hounds awarded American Humane Lois Pope LIFE K-9 Medal of Courage on Capitol Hill

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  • Protecting animals in zoos & aquariums

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Learn more about how we spring into action, rescuing animals and protecting children and families when natural disasters strike.

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Our scientists are working tirelessly on this groundbreaking program to improve the welfare and well-being of animals.

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Through our Second Chance® Fund, we help sheltering agencies nationwide care for abused and neglected animals so they can recover and be adopted into loving, forever homes.

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Animal actors depend on us. American Humane Association’s Film & TV Unit is the industry’s only officially  sanctioned program to keep animals safe on the set of thousands of productions every year.

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Extraordinary dogs have their day as the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™ celebrate the powerful relationship between people and animals. Join us as we celebrate heroes on both ends of the leash.

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