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  • Tips for Shelters for Handling Home Foreclosures

    September 8, 2016
    Develop a plan of action for your shelter for handling home foreclosures. This plan should prevent relinquishment of pets by providing counseling and assistance to families. The best outcome for…
  • Veterinary insurance

    September 8, 2016
    Should I get pet insurance for my pet’s veterinary care? There are many ways to make sure your pet receives proper, yet affordable, medical care. Your vet may offer special…
  • What to if you’ve lost your pet

    September 8, 2016
    If your pet does become lost, don’t delay. Take the following steps to help bring your companion animal home to safety. Act fast! Don’t waste days hoping your pet will…
  • Cat Adoption Checklist

    August 30, 2016
    Thinking of adopting a cat? First, check out these helpful tips, gathered by American Humane. If you’re thinking about adopting a cat, consider taking home two. Cats require exercise, mental stimulation,…
  • What are Certified Animal Safety Representatives?

    August 30, 2016
    American Humane’s Film & TV Unit recently conducted another training seminar for new, on-call Certified Animal Safety Representatives™ at our offices in Los Angeles. A select group of pre-screened trainees, some coming…
  • Adoption Stories

    August 26, 2016
    Behind every rescued dog there is an amazing story. And by sharing yours, you just might inspire others to adopt a homeless dog of their own. Did you adopt your…
  • Shelters & Rescue Groups

    August 26, 2016
    American Humane salutes shelters and rescue groups for your tireless efforts on behalf of dogs everywhere! We’re here to help you promote dog adoptions during Adopt-A-Dog Month® in October —…
  • Dogs Ride Inside: Pets and Motor Vehicles

    August 26, 2016
    American Humane and Ford recommend: All animals should ride inside a pickup truck cab – never in the bed of a truck. At the very minimum, your pet should always…
  • Cold-Weather Pet Tips

    August 26, 2016
    People who live in areas experiencing cold weather and winter storms need to take extra precautions to keep their animals safe. Pets left to fend for themselves in cold weather…