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One More Week to Nominate Your Hero Dog!

By popular demand, we are accepting nominations for the 2021 Hero Dog Awards for ONE MORE WEEK! The American Humane Hero Dog Awards® is an annual, nationwide competition, now in…
Savannah Young / March 2, 2021

The Importance of Choosing a Responsible, Humane Breeder

American Humane’s highly trained animal first responders are on the ground in Tennessee, caring for more than 30 dogs that were seized by local authorities. These emaciated and malnourished pups…
Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / February 26, 2021

Tennessee Deployment: Two Weeks of Love

Two weeks ago, more than 30 abused and neglected dogs who were dramatically malnourished and riddled with parasites were seized by local law enforcement in Tennessee. The recent snow and…
Savannah Young / February 25, 2021