• Introducing our Lois Pope LIFE Center for Military Affairs

    Thanks to a generous gift from philanthropist and board member Lois Pope, we are launching a major new national resource meaning a new century of caring for America's active-duty military, veterans, their families, and military animals.

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  • Calling all Hero Dogs!

    Nominations are now open for the 2016 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards®, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation

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  • Honor the Hero Veterinarian or Hero Veterinary Technician in Your Animal's Life!

    Nominations are now open for the 2016 American Humane Association Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Technician Awards™,sponsored by Zoetis. Your favorite veterinary professional could win a trip to LA!

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  • How to Protect Your Whole Family from Disasters

    Lifesaving Tips from Our Red Star Rescue Team

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  • BREAKING: Red Star® Rescue team deploys to Tennessee

    Our Red Star Rescue team is in the Memphis area to provide critically needed care for 46 cats and a dog seized from a home where they were allegedly abused and neglected

    Learn more about the dramatic raid »

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

Animal Welfare Research Institute »

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

Second Chance® Fund »

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.

No Animals Were Harmed® »

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.

Hero Dog Awards »

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.