Voting to determine the 2016 American Hero Dog grand prize winner is officially open. 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. Vote now and once each day until August 24!
Four heroic hounds awarded American Humane Lois Pope LIFE K-9 Medal of Courage on Capitol Hill
Zoos and aquariums are essential to the web of life on Earth, serving as lifeboats for disappearing species. Our new Humane Conservation™ program is the first of its kind, helping ensure the humane treatment of millions of animals living in human care at the world’s zoos, aquariums and conservation parks.
American Humane Association has teamed with DogVacay to create a new program aimed to provide temporary shelter for displaced pets during natural disasters and help families prepare for emergencies!
Learn more about how we spring into action, rescuing animals and protecting children and families when natural disasters strike.
Our scientists are working tirelessly on this groundbreaking program to improve the welfare and well-being of animals.
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.
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.
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.