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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.