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Be Kind to Animals Week® »

Be Kind to Animals Week®, a special time to celebrate the bond people have with animals

Animal-Assisted Therapy »

Providing healing, motivation and comfort through the power of the human-animal bond.

Humane Education Resources »

Resources and workshops that teach humane values and respect for people and animals.

Animal Behavior & Training »

ABRIonline is a free resource for all companion animal behavior and training.

Military Initiatives »

Five-Star programs to help all of our military heroes, their families, and our nation.

Kathy Anderson Kitty Club »

The Kathy Anderson Kitty Club will enable American Humane Association to take vital steps needed to ensure the health and welfare of cats.

Free Book Helps Families Introduce Pets and Babies

News Release | April 29, 2011

A valuable book called Pet Meets Baby is available in a free download from American Humane Association 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

Animal Planet’s ‘It's Me or the Dog’ Star Victoria Stilwell Is Named an American Humane Association National Ambassador

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 — which recognizes and celebrates the powerful relationship between dogs and people.

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.


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