Be Kind to Animals Week®, a special time to celebrate the bond people have with animals
Providing healing, motivation and comfort through the power of the human-animal bond.
Resources and workshops that teach humane values and respect for people and animals.
ABRIonline is a free resource for all companion animal behavior and training.
Five-Star programs to help all of our military heroes, their families, and our nation.
The Kathy Anderson Kitty Club will enable American Humane Association to take vital steps needed to ensure the health and welfare of cats.
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We already know that a dog may be man's best friend, but a new scientific study is seeking to prove that a dog can be a child's best friend in times of greatest need.
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The country’s top therapy dog, a pit bull mix named Susie from High Point, North Carolina who overcame a terrible ordeal but went on to bring hope to both people and animals, has been named this year’s “American Hero Dog” at the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog AwardsTM, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc. and broadcast nationally on Hallmark Channel October 30 at 8 pm ET/PT, 7 pm Central Time.
Blog Post | Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:45:18 +0000
By Amy McCullough, PhD, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, MPH, & Molly Jenkins, MSW of American Humane Association (originally published in HABRI Central Briefs) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015), over 35 million people are hospitalized in the U.S.…
Blog Post | Thu, 31 Dec 2015 15:24:48 +0000
2015 was a remarkable year for America’s oldest national humanitarian organization – one in which we touched more than 42,000 lives every minute with lifesaving, life-affirming programs that made a difference for hundreds of millions of children and animals. Here…
The post 2015 in Pictures: Victories for America’s Children and Animals appeared first on American Humane Association Blog.
Blog Post | Tue, 27 Oct 2015 17:18:19 +0000
The beginning of October brought unprecedented flooding to South Carolina and first responders, including American Humane Association’s Red Star Rescue team sprang into action, saving stranded residents from cars and homes (and in our case, frightened animals from abandoned houses…
The post Butler Visits South Carolina to Help Flood Victims appeared first on American Humane Association Blog.
Blog Post | Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:22:28 +0000
The statistics are sobering. According to a recent five-year study conducted by the Congressional Budget Office (2012), approximately 1 in 4 recent combat veterans who received treatment through the Veterans’ Administration was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS). As the conflicts…
The Power to Heal
Animal-Assisted Therapy applies one of the strongest benefits of the human-animal bond -- the power to heal. Our handler/animal teams provide positive interactions that enhance the lives of children and adults.
Children And Animals Need You
When she was a child stuck in foster care, Ashley Rhodes-Carter was voiceless, just like children and animals are. Now she’s speaking up for the voiceless - to let you know how you can help.