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.
News Release | April 29, 2011
A valuable book called Pet Meets Baby is available in a free download from American Humane Association www.americanhumane.org/petmeetsbaby to help families safely introduce a new baby or new child to a beloved pet, and a new pet to their children. Too often, young families relinquish a pet when the first baby comes, fearing harm to an infant. But there are ways to prepare the pet for a safe introduction to children, and a gentle transition in a family’s attention when a new child takes center stage. Read more
News Release | April 29, 2011
Victoria Stilwell, one of the world’s most recognized and respected dog trainers, has been named a National Ambassador for American Humane Association, the nation’s voice for the protection of children and animals. Stilwell will lend her global prominence as an advocate for humane training methods to support American Humane Association’s work to end abuse and neglect of society’s most vulnerable. She also is leading the expert judging panel for American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards™ contest — under way at www.herodogawards.org — which recognizes and celebrates the powerful relationship between dogs and people.
Blog Post | Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:54:37 +0000
Mankind has always had a special relationship with dogs. For thousands of years, dogs have comforted us, protected us, and given us their unconditional love. Time and time again through the ages they have proven why they are considered our…
Blog Post | Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:15:48 +0000
Nearly one year ago, Moore, OK was hit by a tornado with peak winds estimated at 210 mph, killing 24 people and injuring 377 others. The massive twister demolished homes and businesses and severely damaged a hospital and two elementary…
Blog Post | Sat, 15 Dec 2012 19:14:59 +0000
Animals Key to Helping Kids Cope with Stress AS THE NEWS CONTINUES TO UNFOLD ABOUT THE TRAGEDY IN CONNECTICUT, American Humane Association stands ready to assist in any way it can. The facts in the case are still being uncovered, but…
Blog Post | Wed, 03 Oct 2012 10:31:48 +0000
As we head into the week of our second annual celebration of heroes on both ends of the leash, please join us on an important mission: We must encourage the Department of Veterans Affairs to reverse a policy that ends…
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.