Humane Hollywood™

Humane Hollywood™

American Humane monitors over 1,000 productions per year, helping ensure the safety and humane treatment of animal actors.

Since 1877, American Humane has been at the forefront of every major advance in protecting animals from abuse and neglect. Today we’re also leading the way in understanding human-animal interaction and its role in society. American Humane advocates for the American values of caring, compassion and hope. Our programs enrich our communities, prevent abuse of animals, and embrace the power of the human-animal bond.

American Humane works in association with the American film and TV industry to help ensure the well-being of animal actors and promote the human-animal bond. They are on the set to protect animal actors.

American Humane also celebrates the achievements of extraordinary dogs across the country with its annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards™. In addition, the organization enlists and works with many celebrities who speak on behalf of the voiceless that American Humane aims to protect.

Humane Hollywood™ Initiatives

“No Animals Were Harmed”

American Humane monitors animals in filmed media and holds the exclusive right to award its “No Animals Were Harmed”® end-credit certification to productions that meet its rigorous standard of care…

Pawscars Awards

Animal stars are some of America’s most treasured institutions, and our PAWSCARS Awards pay tribute to the best furry, winged and scaled acting performers from not only the past year,…

Celebrity Supporters

Working with American Humane, many celebrities offer their voices and high-profile statuses to champion the causes of the voiceless. American Humane has a team of National Ambassadors, celebrity judges, and…

News & Updates

American Humane on the Set of Super Bowl LIII Commercials

The Super Bowl is about competition—and we’re not just talking about the teams on the field. The nation’s most popular brands also go head to head that Sunday, vying for the honor of the best commercial on television. These ads run the gamut of emotion, eliciting laughs, tears, and choruses of oohs and awws from captive audiences across the country.…
February 4, 2019

Tune-in alert: 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®, Hosted by Beth Stern and James Denton, Premieres October 24 (8 PM ET/PT) on Hallmark Channel

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, October 17, 2018 — Seen at the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards at The Beverly Hilton on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for American Humane/AP Images) For animal lovers, it is television’s biggest night of the year and it is coming soon! Tune in to watch the 2018 American…
October 17, 2018