Interactions News | July 20, 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.
News Release | November 30, 2010
American Humane Association, the nation’s voice for the protection of children and animals, will honor its 200-plus animal-assisted therapy teams at a special volunteer appreciation gala in downtown Denver on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010.
News Release | October 7, 2010
American Humane Association, the nation’s voice for the protection of children and animals, has recognized recording artist and performer Paula Abdul for her support of the organization’s Pets and Women’s Shelters (PAWS)® Program. The PAWS Program protects pets from domestic violence by keeping families and their beloved pets together when fleeing abusive situations
News Release | July 29, 2010
The American Humane Association will launch the Animal Behavior Resources Institute (ABRI) website, a free pet training and animal behavior resource, on Friday, July 30, in Atlanta. The launch coincides with the 2010 Conferences of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) and American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB)
News Release | June 9, 2010
The American Humane Association presented Tipton Treasures/PAWS New England, Inc., in Millington, Tenn., with a $12,250 grant to help rebuild the sanctuary after it was destroyed in the Loosahatchie River flood on May 1. Sanctuary workers were horrified to wake up to see that the facility was covered in six feet of water and dogs were floating on dog houses and wooden flooring. Amazingly all 43 dogs living in the sanctuary at the time of the flood were rescued, but all of the dogs’ housing was destroyed. Also, the sanctuary, which usually rescues 15-20 dogs a week, cannot currently accept new animals.
News Release | June 3, 2010
The American Humane Association reiterated its strong support of Ohio House Bill 55, asking voters to urge their state senators to pass legislation strengthening the state’s animal welfare and domestic violence laws before the legislature’s summer recess.
News Release | May 27, 2010
The American Humane Association has recruited an Animal Behavior and Training Advisory Committee -- composed of representatives of major national organizations and key opinion leaders in the field of animal behavior and training -- which met for the first time today in Minneapolis.
News Release | May 18, 2010
This year during American Veterinary Medical Association’s Dog Bite Prevention Week, American Humane encourages adults to teach children how to avoid dog bites through humane education.
News Release | May 4, 2010
Four kind kids from across the nation dedicated to helping animals have been named winners in the American Humane Association’s Be Kind to Animals™ Kid Contest. Congratulations are in order for grand-prize winners Hannah M. Blaze of Independence, Ohio, and Justin Strawser of Grantville, Pa., and runners-up Janis Lin Brehler of Asheville, N.C., and Christina George of Santa Maria, Calif.
News Release | April 27, 2010
Be Kind to Animals Week, May 2-8, 2010, is American Humane’s annual event celebrating the unique bond between people and animals, and encouraging the humane treatment of all animals. But why limit kindness to one special week?