August 5, 2010

American Humane Opposes Tail-Grabbing Rodeo To Be Held In Jefferson County, Colo.

News Release | August 5, 2010

Colorado-based American Humane Association, the nation’s voice for the protection of children and animals, said today that it is aggressively pursuing legal action to halt a scheduled rodeo event on Sunday, Aug. 8 in Jefferson County, in which bulls are cruelly and painfully brought to the ground by grabbing their tails

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August 2, 2010

Renowned scientists Jim Reynolds and Nigel Cook join advisory committees for American Humane® farm animal welfare certification program

News Release | August 2, 2010

The American Humane Association’s prestigious farm animal welfare program has added two respected scientific authorities to serve on advisory committees for its American Humane Certified welfare certification program, the nation’s oldest and fastest-growing third-party animal welfare label.

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July 21, 2010

American Humane Association Helps Homeless Pets in the Gulf Coast Region

News Release | July 21, 2010

The American Humane Association has raised $15,000 to help animal shelters that are taking in surrendered pets in the Gulf Coast area whose owners can no longer afford to care for them due to the economic impacts of the oil spill. The first grant is going to the Louisiana SPCA to help 167 animals receive veterinary treatments so they can be transported to shelters where they will have better chances for adoption.

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July 15, 2010

The Federation of Animal Science Societies announces that the American Humane Association has approved its Animal Care Guidelines

News Release | July 15, 2010

The Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) has announced that its animal welfare standards have been approved by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Humane Association’s American Humane Certified™ farm animal program

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July 9, 2010

American Humane Association announces Joy Mench, Ph.D., joins the Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Humane® Certified Farm Animal Program

News Release | July 9, 2010

The American Humane Association announced today that Joy Mench, Ph.D., has joined the Scientific Advisory Committee for its farm animal welfare program, American Humane® Certified. Dr. Mench is a professor in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis and is director of the Center for Animal Welfare at UC Davis

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June 30, 2010

American Humane Farm Animal Program Certifies Wild Idea Buffalo Company

News Release | June 30, 2010

American Humane announced that it has certified Wild Idea Buffalo Company, the first bison operation to be certified by any organization as humanely raising its animals

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June 25, 2010

American Humane Association Names Dori Villalon Vice President of Animal Protection

News Release | June 25, 2010

Dori Villalon has joined the American Humane Association as vice president of animal protection, a position in which she will help further American Humane’s efforts to end the abuse and neglect of animals and support the animal welfare agencies that serve them

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June 24, 2010

American Humane Association assists ASPCA in rescuing hundreds of cats from overcrowded conditions in Pennsylvania

News Release | June 24, 2010

The American Humane Association is leading operations to shelter approximately 400 cats rescued from overcrowded conditions today at Animal Friends of Elk and Cameron Counties Sanctuary in Elk County, Pa.

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June 21, 2010

American Humane Gives Emergency Grant to Arizona Animal Shelter Evacuated By Wildfire

News Release | June 21, 2010

As the wildfires near Flagstaff, Ariz., continue to grow, the Second Chance Center for Animals has been forced to evacuate with 180 animals and set up a temporary outdoor shelter beyond the fires’ range at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff.

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June 18, 2010

American Humane approves enriched colony hen housing as humane alternative to conventional cages

News Release | June 18, 2010

With some states having already eliminated the use of so-called “battery cages” for commercial egg production, the American Humane Association’s farm animal welfare certification program, American Humane® Certified, announced today that it will now accept enriched colony housing systems as a humane practice for the housing of laying hens.

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