• Hurricane Katrina 10 years later: New technology helps reunite lost pets and owners

    American Humane Association and The Weather Channel team up with mobiPET™, to launch first-ever mobile service to send out digital photo “AMBER Alerts” for pets

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  • Dynamic Hosting Duo Returns to Hero Dog Awards!

    We're pleased to announce that TV personality, author, and animal advocate Beth Stern and TV veteran James Denton will reprise their roles as co-hosts of the 5th annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards® following a stellar performance last year!

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  • What can class pets teach our schoolchildren?

    A class hamster, guinea pig, or even goldfish can be fun and exciting for children, but did you know it also has real educational, leadership, and character-building value? Learn more in our new "Pets in the Classroom" study, in collaboration with the Pet Care Trust.

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  • Protecting farm animals: 5 things you should know

    Did you know our American Humane Certified program covers more than 1 billion animals?

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  • Voting open in the 2015 Hero Dog Awards finals!

    Vote every day for one of the top 8 dogs competing in this year’s American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™

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